ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

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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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Tensile structures tend to have, you know, large kind of concrete structures that when will have tendons that will hold up these little spine moments so you get big, heavy structures, but only in one location, and then the large spans end up being with softer flexible materials and it's just through the gravity loading that allows these things to span and stretch and stretch over and make a covering over a large space. And there's a number of very, very good examples of these, and the whole point here is the reason this little thing is leaning away is that you're trying to sort of pull those things into tension. So you're pulling it so that you're stretching the material so it wants to stay in a nice, taut form.

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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 30h 26m

Author: Mike Newman