ARE 5.0 Programming & Analysis Exam Prep

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- Connection to Neighboring Parks

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In this ARE 5.0 Programming and Analysis Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PA exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Programming and Analysis Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to programming, site analysis, and zoning & code requirements.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Programming and Analysis Exam including project type analysis, the establishment of qualitative and quantitative project requirements, evaluation of project site and context, and assessment of economic issues.

My name is Jon Bailey, I'm an Associate Designer and Researcher with HKS Architects located in Dallas. We're currently working on a project behind our Dallas headquarters called Pacific Plaza Park Pavilion and that is the project that we will be presenting to you today. So running adjacent to the Pacific Plaza Park is a street called Harwood. This street actually connects Pacific Plaza to several other parks within downtown, starting to the north with Klyde Warren Park, which is actually one of our newest deck parks that was built over the Interstate. And so Harwood connects all the way from Klyde Warren Park all the way south to the Farmers Market.

It also runs into Main Street Garden and so along Harwood, you actually have a string of parks that you'll be able to walk to. There's actually future plans by several local developers to add at least a lane of Harwood for biking and walking to make it more pedestrian friendly, so that you can make your way all the way on a Saturday or Sunday with your family, from Klyde Warren Park all the way to the Farmers District down south.

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ARE 5.0 Programming & Analysis Exam Prep

Duration: 19h 56m

Author: Mike Newman