Grassroots 2017 Takeaway

by: LUCA MARINO-BAKER, ASSOCIATE AIA As my first Grassroots experience I wasn't sure what I was getting into.  I had been to design conferences before, but never had experience with advocacy.   Architecture as a field is extremely collaborative, yet many of us (myself included) tend to get wrapped up in our own work and are missing... Continue Reading →


A Peek Behind the Curtain, How NCARB is Establishing the Cut Score for ARE 5.0

by: JENNIFER PENNER, AIA, NCARB I attended an NCARB webinar earlier in the month and received wonderful insight in to the world of NCARB’s endeavor to reach a cut score for ARE 5.0. Based on their analytics they knew of at least 2,000 candidates that had positioned themselves to strategically transition and have only two... Continue Reading →

Emerging Professionals are the Future.

by: ASHLEY HARTSHORN, ASSOCIATE AIA Fact: In 2015, the average time to licensure for newly licensed architects was 13.3 years. And that is if the licensure candidate has a good support system, adequate resources, and are able to stay on track despite any and every obstacle that stands in their way. Some people find this pursuit... Continue Reading →

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