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ARE 5.0 Programming and Analysis Exam Prep

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Site Surveys + Topography

9m 28s

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.

Registered architect Jen Park will discuss assessing project needs, limitations, and opportunities through a series of lecture videos, as well as 2D and 3D models. Throughout this course, you will learn how to exhibit proficiency in evaluating project categories, defining project requirements both qualitatively and quantitatively, examining the project's site and surroundings, and appraising economic considerations. These lecture videos will be interspersed with a series of scenario videos featuring OTJ Architects and their new mixed-use project in Chicago as it relates to programming and analysis.

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.

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Some of the most important aspects that you might read from a site survey would be your property lines as well as the grade elevations of the site. For one of our projects, when we assessed the site survey, it told us that the elevations or the grade elevations of the site were significantly different from the front to the house to the back of the house. This also was relative to the neighboring context and elevations to the side of the house, right side of the house, left side of the house.

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ARE 5.0 Programming and Analysis Exam Prep

Duration: 9h 26m

Author: Jen Park