Sometimes referred to as pre-design, Programming & Analysis focuses on the first phase of a project. ARE’s Programming & Analysis (PA) division delves into quantitative and qualitative project requirements, project type and assessing financial issues. Our study materials go deep into regulations, site analysis and programming and building analysis and programming.
You won’t miss a beat with instructor Mike Newman. He covers site-specific environmental constraints and local and site specific requirements. He’ll also break down a recommended preliminary budget.Learn More
Go inside the specifics of the projects firms are working on. You’ll watch as one architect explains prioritizing components of a mixed use building in Chicago. Another takes us through an adaptive reuse project in Michigan. A third walks us through environmental constraints involved when upgrading an existing dwelling unit to meet the ADA code standards. Available with your Pro Subscription.Learn More
Get ready to ace ARE’s PA division with realistic practice exams. All questions are based the same objectives from the real exam. Questions cover compliance, work plans and delivery methods. You’ll get up to speed in code requirements, site reports and building relationships. Choose from 3 forms to test your skills.Learn More
What’s the Garden City Movement? Who’s Kevin Lynch? How are transit system different? Our digital flashcards cover it all. Brush up on Programming & Analysis vocabulary and concepts, and even add your own cards to the deck — all conveniently stored on your phone.Learn More
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