In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Planning and Design Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PPD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam.
Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the generation or evaluation of design alternatives that synthesize environmental, cultural, behavioral, technical and economic issues.
When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam including design concepts, sustainability/environmental design, universal design, and other forms of governing codes and regulations.
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Your role is to help the owner, help your client to understand what those recommendations are, and to then find a way that those recommendations become part of the contract documents so that they are sort of using the recommendations from the environmental engineers, and you're putting them into the contract documents in such a way that they sort of make sense, right? So if we were encapsulating, you would be talking about well, okay the system of encapsulation would be concrete slab on top or something like that, how thick is a slab, et cetera. So you might be in consultation with the environmental engineer to make sure that that system of encapsulation would actually meet the recommendation that they were talking about, but you would be doing the contract documents part.
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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep
Author: Mike Newman