December 2014

NAAB-accredited programs express interest in NCARB proposal that could lead to architectural licensure at graduation for students.
NCARB is part of Tri-National Agreement that makes it possible for architects to work across North American borders.

November 2014

The 2014 survey of U.S. jurisdictions indicates that there are 107,581 architects in the United States, a 1.6 percent increase from 2013.
AIA and NCARB announced a continued commitment to engage with each other to further educate the architecture profession.
Architecture programs at Parsons The New School for Design and Clemson University have been selected as 2014 NCARB Award recipients.
Member Board Chairs and Executives met with NCARB leaders to discuss legislative issues and provided input on important topics shaping the architecture profession.
The FY14 NCARB Annual Report is here!

October 2014

All NAAB-accredited programs and NAAB-candidate programs have been invited to respond to the Licensure Task Force's RFI&I.
Effective October 2014, new ARE Guidelines and the Exam Guides for all seven divisions of ARE 4.0 are now available.

September 2014

The NCARB Board of Directors approved significant changes to the IDP and discussed possible modifications to the BEA and BEFA programs.
The NCARB Board of Directors has voted to approve significant changes that will streamline and overhaul the Intern Development Program (IDP).
Effective October 1, candidates who have failed an ARE division will be able to retake the division as soon as 60 days after the previous attempt and up to three times in a year.

August 2014

Last week, NCARB convened its new Future Title Task Force to discuss the profession’s title debate.
Since 2001, NCARB has awarded more than $800,000 to schools in support of innovative programming that bridges the gap between education and practice.
Applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2017 IDP Firm and Outstanding Firm Awards. Applications are due Sept. 19.
Day two of IDPCC included a panel discussion with Intern Think Tank members and presentations on the future of the ARE and IDP.
Nearly 200 state, educator, auxiliary, and student coordinators gathered in Miami for the 2014 Intern Development Program (IDP) Coordinators Conference.

July 2014

Here's what candidates and supervisors need to know about the new ARE retake policy.

June 2014

Architects are getting licensed at the youngest median age in a decade, and the number of women applying for architect credentials is growing.
The NCARB President's Medal for distinguished service was presented to six individuals by NCARB President Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, at the organizations Annual Meeting.
NCARB introduced its FY15 Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting in Philadelphia.
Dale McKinney, FAIA, of Sioux City, IA, was installed as NCARB president at its 95th Annual Business Meeting.
Dennis S. Ward, AIA, of Florence, SC, has been elected first vice president/president-elect of the NCARB Board of Directors at its 95th Annual Business Meeting.
Massachusetts Architect Margo P. Jones, AIA, of Greenfield, MA, was elected NCARB second vice president at its 95th Annual Business Meeting in Philadelphia.
2014-2015 NCARB President Dale McKinney, FAIA, is forming a Future Title Task Force to review the terminology used for those who are architect candidates.
On day three of the NCARB Annual Business Meeting delegates elected officers for FY15 and voted on five resolutions.
During the NCARB Annual Business Meeting, delegates representing 52 of the Council’s 54 Member Boards that oversee the practice of architecture voted on five resolutions.
2013-2014 NCARB President Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, NCARB, highlights the evolution of IDP during address to delegates during Annual Business Meeting.
NCARB CEO Michael J. Armstrong reflected on a year of momentous change, continuous innovation, and renewed relationships with Member Boards and collateral organizations.
Effective 1 October 2014, the wait time for retesting ARE® divisions will decrease from six months to 60 days with up to three retakes in a running year per division.
Day two of NCARB Annual Meeting in Philadelphia kicked off with a series of engaging reports from NCARB leadership.
NCARB President Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, NCARB, called to order the 95th Annual Business Meeting in Philadelphia today.
NCARB announced proposals for discussion to overhaul the BEA and BEFA Programs.
NCARB announces a significant proposal to streamline and overhaul the Intern Development Program (IDP) over the next few years.
NCARB has approved a significant modification to its reporting requirement known as the "six-month rule" for credit in the IDP, which will go into effect 1 July 2014.
Alabama Architect Kristine A. Harding, AIA, NCARB, was elected treasurer of the NCARB Board of Directors at its 95th Annual Business Meeting in Philadelphia.
Nevada Architect Gregory L. Erny, AIA, NCARB, of Reno, NV, was elected secretary of the NCARB Board of Directors at its 95th Annual Business Meeting in Philadelphia.
David R. Prengaman, AIA, NCARB, of Providence, RI, was installed on the NCARB Board of Directors as the director of Region 1 at its 95th Annual Business Meeting.
Susan B. McClymonds, AIA, CSI, CCS, SCIP, of Amsterdam, NY, was installed on the NCARB Board of Directors as the director of Region 2 at its 95th Annual Business Meeting.
Robert M. Calvani, AIA, NCARB, of Albuquerque, NM, was installed on the NCARB Board of Directors as the director of Region 6 at its 95th Annual Business Meeting in Philadelphia.
Attorney John G. Cameron Jr., from Grand Rapids, MI, was elected to the NCARB Board of Directors as the public director at its 95th Annual Business Meeting in Philadelphia.
Stop by our booth to learn about the future of licensure, pick up a free t-shirt, and enter for a chance to win amazing prizes.

May 2014

Incorporating internship and examination requirements into university education, NCARB aims to simplify and accelerate the licensing process.
The NCARB Board of Directors convened in April to address strategic issues, including the IDP, the BEA and BEFA Programs, and next steps for the Licensure Task Force.
Interns in the process of taking the exam when ARE 5.0 launches will have the opportunity to receive credit for divisions passed in the current version, ARE 4.0.
Attention ARE Candidates: The transition plan for ARE 5.0 is now available.

April 2014

NCARB is pleased to inform its customers that none of our systems have been impacted by this bug and your information remains safe on our servers.
AIA’s Hong Kong chapter invited NCARB's CEO to tour the new test center and speak to U.S. interns and architects living in the area.
Join us in celebrating National Architecture Week April 6 to12!

March 2014

ARE® candidates can sit for exams in Prometric test centers in Hong Kong, China beginning April 3.
In December, NCARB received a paper from the Texas Society of Architects outlining ways to streamline the path to licensure. Read NCARB's formal response.
NCARB's six Regions met in early March to discuss proposed programmatic adjustments and resolutions under consideration for the NCARB Annual Meeting in June.
AIA and AIAS Commit to Making Bill Reality; Enlist Help of Architecture Student Community Nationwide
NCARB Board of Directors and state boards to consider modifying the IDP reporting requirement, also known as the six-month rule.

February 2014

In February, four NCARB committees and one special task force met to collaborate on common issues and share the status of major Council initiatives.
Prometric is monitoring Winter Storm Pax and may close test centers in its path.

January 2014

Candidates who fail a section of the ARE can now immediately reschedule the exam, under an improved aspect of the “My Examination” service.
Reporting hours for IDP credit has never been easier, thanks to NCARB’s new mobile app MY IDP.

December 2013

NCARB's 2013 survey of U.S. architectural registration boards indicates that there are currently 105,847 registered architects in the United States.
NCARB and CALA have signed a new Mutual Recognition Agreement for reciprocal registration of architects, which will go into effect January 1.
In early December, NCARB Board of Directors convened in Santa Barbara, CA, to review multiple strategic initiatives to improve Council programs.
The interactive, digital report features videos, photo galleries, infographics and more.
NCARB welcomed 12 interns from across the country to Washington, DC, for the second annual Intern Think Tank.
Effective immediately, interns can earn IDP experience regardless of a project’s duration—and new interns can start earning credit upon graduation from high school.
The final Test Specification outlining the division structure for ARE 5.0—the next version of the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®)—has been released.
This July marks the fifth year since the June 2009 update to the Rolling Clock, which means that any divisions passed before 1 January 2006 will begin to expire.

November 2013

We are adding three free months of service for all current subscribers of the ARE practice programs service.
Architecture Programs at Florida Atlantic University, Kansas State University, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst will each receive a $25,000 NCARB Award.
NCARB encourages architects to financially support the efforts in the Philippines to restore the basic necessities to the Filipino people.
Here's how you can stay informed about the future exam.
NCARB's Licensure Task Force releases a statement about its mission and objectives.
Flip to page 42 of the magazine for a message from Michael Armstrong about NCARB's commitment to thinking outside the box.

October 2013

In September, the NCARB Board of Directors approved changes to the IDP related to the employment duration requirement and eligibility requirement.
At its first meeting of fiscal the year, President Blakely C. Dunn led the NCARB Board of Directors through several strategic issues, including possibilities to streamline the IDP.
Did you know the ARE is developed by licensed architects and engineering specialists? Learn more about the ARE Item Development Subcommittee.

September 2013

Over 40 architects from across the country gathered in July and September to begin shaping the next version of the exam—ARE 5.0.
Since 2001, NCARB has awarded more than $800,000 to schools in support of innovative programming that bridges the gap between education and practice.
For the first time, NCARB traveled to the Aloha State to host two workshops with AIA Honolulu.
Potential new pathways to architectural licensure are being explored through the work of a new Licensure Task Force launched by NCARB.
NCARB is delighted to announce that ARE® candidates can now sit for exams in Prometric test centers in London, England and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
This December, NCARB will host its second Intern Think Tank. Members will examine the program’s effectiveness and brainstorm blue-sky concepts for the future.
ARE Candidates can now schedule exams and view their exam history though My Examination.

August 2013

Updated in August 2013, the ARE Guidelines now includes information related to My Examination, the rolling clock, and more.
In a continued effort to ensure the ARE reflects the evolving profession, NCARB has released updated exam guides for all seven divisions.
NCARB is pleased to announce the 2013 NCARB Award for the Integration of Practice and Education. Up to $75,000 will be available for up to three Awards.

July 2013

Day two of the IDP Coordinators Conference included presentations from the presidents of AIA, ACSA, and NCARB, and exciting updates about the ARE and the Emerging Professional's Companion.
Nearly 200 state, educator, auxiliary, and student coordinators from across the country came together for the 2013 IDP Coordinators Conference in Miami, FL.
More than 100 students, interns, and architects turned out for a standing-room only outreach event hosted by AIA Miami and NCARB.
Coordinators from across the country will gather in Miami, FL, this week for the 2013 IDP Coordinators Conference, held jointly by NCARB and AIA.
Prometric will no longer be providing customer service support for ARE candidates. All exam questions should be directed to are@ncarb.org or customerservice@ncarb.org.
Exams taken on or before 30 June 2013 are being scored, and will be released to state boards by the end of July 2013.
Leadership from the United States, Canada, and Mexico met to review the Tri-National Mutual Recognition Agreement and discuss what's next for the Tri-National pilot program.
The 2013 edition of NCARB by the Numbers reveals positive trends about the path to licensure.
Interns and architects with an NCARB Record can now navigate their information with greater ease thanks to several new features in My NCARB.
The blackout is finally here! But there’s still plenty you can do to prepare for the ARE over the summer.

June 2013

The recently released Continuing Education Report encompasses data collected from licensed architects through two continuing education-related surveys.
The NCARB President's Medal for distinguished service was presented to six individuals by NCARB President Ronald B. Blitch, FAIA, at the organziation's Annual Meeting.
On day three of the NCARB Annual Meeting, delegates elected officers for FY14 and voted on six resolutions related to the requirements for certification and business procedures.
Incoming NCARB President Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, NCARB shared his vision for the Council during the 94th Annual Meeting.
NCARB introduced its FY14 Board of Directors at its Annual Meeting in San Diego.
During the NCARB Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, delegates representing 50 of the Council’s 54 Member Boards that oversee the practice of architecture voted on six resolutions.
Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, NCARB, of El Dorado, AR, was installed as NCARB president at its 94th Annual Meeting.
Dale McKinney, FAIA, of Sioux City, IA, was elected NCARB first vice president/president-elect at its 94th Annual Meeting.
Dennis S. Ward, AIA, of Florence, SC, was elected second vice president of the NCARB Board of Directors at its 94th Annual Meeting.
Margo P. Jones, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, of Greenfield, MA, was elected treasurer on the NCARB Board of Directors at its 94th Annual Meeting.
Kristine A. Harding, AIA, NCARB, of Huntsville, AL, was elected secretary of the NCARB Board of Directors at its 94th Annual Meeting in San Diego.
Anne Kolman Smith, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, of Savannah, GA, was installed on the NCARB Board of Directors as the director of Region 3 at its 94th Annual Meeting in San Diego.
Terry L. Allers, AIA, NCARB of Fort Dodge, IA, was installed on the NCARB Board of Directors as the director of Region 4 at its 94th Annual Meeting.
Virginia Board Executive Director Kate Nosbisch of Chester, VA, was installed as the Member Board Executive Director of the NCARB Board of Directors at its 94th Annual Meeting in San Diego.
NCARB and the California Board of Architects welcomed architecture students, interns, and Intern Development Program (IDP) supervisors and mentors to an outreach event in San Diego.
2012-2013 NCARB President Ronald B. Blitch looked back on the past year’s accomplishments during the 94th NCARB Annual Meeting.
NCARB CEO Michael J. Armstrong reflected on a year of continuous improvement and increased engagement, while anticipating a future that requires ongoing evolution to best meet the needs of the profession.
Day two of the NCARB Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, kicked off with a series of engaging reports from NCARB leadership.
The most comprehensive practice analysis study ever undertaken for the architecture profession has been released in its entirety.
The NCARB Board of Directors has approved the development of ARE 5.0, the next version of the examination, which will incorporate dramatic new breakthroughs in graphic testing methods.
NCARB President Ronald B. Blitch, FAIA, FACHA, NCARB, called to order the 94th NCARB Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, today.
This week, delegates from NCARB's member jurisdictions will gather in San Diego, CA, for the Council’s 94th Annual Meeting.
The Examination Report, the third in a special series of publications from NCARB, presents data and key insights that will help shape future versions of the ARE.

May 2013

NCARB welcomed interns, mentors, and recently-licensed architects to our headquarters Wednesday for a lively discussion about the future of architecture.
Peter Steffian, FAIA, former NCARB president and the visionary behind the NCARB Award, passed away in May 2013.
Jeffrey A. Huberman, FAIA, former second vice president of NCARB and member of the North Carolina Board of Architecture, passed away in May 2013.
In a continued effort to engage the international community, NCARB hosted representatives from Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning & Design Institute (TJUPDI).
The Five Presidents Council convened at NCARB headquarters in Washington, DC, with the goal of building new paths in collateral cooperation
The NCARB communications team has received three Hermes Creative Awards.
In April 2013, the NCARB Board of Directors approved a new Broadly Experienced Architect (BEA) Program fee schedule.
NCARB is finalizing negotiations to make the ARE available through Prometric test centers located in London Hong Kong, and Abu Dhabi beginning in early fall 2013.
The NCARB Board of Directors met to review potential modifications to the IDP, review the BEA Program fee structure, and vote on resolutions that will be presented to Member Boards at the Annual Meeting in June.
After a successful beta test, NCARB is excited to offer a cloud-based practice programs service to ARE candidates.

April 2013

The Internship Report presents data and key insights that will allow the Council to undertake a fresh and comprehensive review of how architectural internship serves as an important bridge connecting education with licensure.
The AIA and NCARB conducted an Internship and Career Survey that revealed that there is a steady rise in employment for intern architects, along with a general sense of optimism in the future of employment prospects for the architecture profession.
The NAAB met in a special session in April to elect four new directors, including NCARB Past President Scott C. Veazey, AIA, NCARB of Evansville, IN.

March 2013

A series of special reports from NCARB will share education, internship, examination, and continuing education-related findings from its 2012 Practice Analysis of Architecture. The Education Report is now available to download and presents data and key insights relevant to architectural education.

February 2013

Last week, the AIA elevated 122 of its members to its College of Fellows. An NCARB Past President and two volunteers were included in this year’s inductees.
NCARB has released its contribution the National Architectural Accrediting Boards’ (NAAB) 2013 Accreditation Review Conference (ARC).
Richard M. Monahan Jr., AIA, NCARB, was a member of the State of New Hampshire Board of Architects from 2006-2013.

January 2013

On January 13, NCARB President Ron Blitch, FAIA, NCARB, FACHA, led the Board of Directors through a meeting that immediately followed Com6, a joint committee meeting that encompasses six committees with inter-related work.
Six NCARB committees met in Orlando January 10-12 to discuss common charges and exchange information on their research and progress.

December 2012

On December 6-8, the NCARB Board of Directors met in New York City to focus on several key issues related to the Strategic Plan, the ARE®, the Practice Analysis, and the Council’s contribution to the NAAB's Accreditation Review Conference (ARC).
NCARB welcomed 12 interns from across the country to Washington, DC for the first Intern Think Tank to analyze the Intern Development Program’s (IDP) real-world implementation and effectiveness, explore blue-sky ideas related to internship, and share ideas with the Council's leadership.
A new video series, Destination: Architect, from NCARB aims to demystify the licensure process for emerging professionals. Each video maps out a key licensure requirement and highlights what to know before getting started.

November 2012

This is the final week of NCARB’s Fall Fee Relief offer. NCARB is waiving all past renewal fees from prior years for anyone who reactivates a Record or Certificate before the end of November 2012.
On November 4, NCARB President Ron Blitch, FAIA, NCARB, FACHA, led the Board of Directors through a one-day meeting following the 2012 Member Board Chairs/Member Board Executives Conference.
NCARB President Ronald B. Blitch welcomed representatives from 44 of its member jurisdictions to Boston for the organization’s two-day Member Board Chairs/Member Board Executive Conference.
The NCARB Communications Directorate has won four awards and an honorable mention in the 2012 MarCom Awards international competition.
The highest honor bestowed upon architectural professionals by NCARB—the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service—was awarded to Gina Spaulding of Henderson, NV, at the organization’s 2012 Member Board Executive Workshop in Boston.
NCARB welcomed 33 executives representing U.S. jurisdictions to Boston, MA, for the 2012 Member Board Executive (MBE) Workshop.
NCARB has announced the 2012 NCARB Award recipients at the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Administrators (ACSA) Conference.
NCARB is waiving all past renewal fees for anyone who reactivates a Record or Certificate in October or November 2012.

October 2012

NCARB's 2012 survey of U.S. architectural registration boards indicates that there are currently 105,596 registered architects in the United States.
This December, NCARB will host its first Intern Think Tank in Washington, DC. The think tank will explore blue-sky ideas related to the future of internship, analyze the current program’s real-world implementation and effectiveness, and inform the Intern Development Program (IDP) from the perspective of the intern community.
NCARB has announced additional opportunities for interns to earn experience hours. These opportunities build upon the experience areas announced in April as part of IDP 2.0.
NCARB announced its inclusion on the 2012 InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most innovative users of business technology. NCARB has been named to the list for two years in a row.
NCARB President Ron Blitch, FAIA, NCARB recently led the Board of Directors through three full days of discussions on the Strategic Plan, the raw Practice Analysis data, and the future of the ARE.
For the second time this year, NCAR) is taking steps to provide its customers with some financial relief in this challenging economic climate.

August 2012

Recently, we released the first edition of an annual data publication. Titled NCARB by the Numbers, we’ve had a lot of questions about how the data was compiled, what it means, and where it’s going.
The NCARB Board of Directors has determined that effective July 2013 the ARE will no longer include the references to Canadian content.

July 2012

Day two of the Intern Development Program (IDP) Coordinators Conference focused on updates of several programs related to licensure and sharing best practices across all points of the path to licensure.
Representatives from the five architectural collateral organizations gathered for a special panel on licensure at the 2012 IDP Coordinators Conference in Chicago, IL.
Over one hundred students, interns, and architects attended an outreach presentation hosted by AIA Chicago featuring NCARB staff.
The IDP Coordinators Conference, held jointly by NCARB and the AIA, is taking place this week in Chicago, IL.
Thanks to a special NCARB offer during May-June 2012 that waived all past due renewal fees, more than 1,000 architects took advantage of the savings opportunity and reactivated their Records/Certificates.
New analytics from NCARB, available in its NCARB By the Numbers publication, reveal exciting information about the profession—including the average time to complete the IDP, the average time between graduation and licensure, and the increasing number of women entering the profession.

June 2012

NCARB unveiled a new name—the NCARB Award—for its prestigious program that grants funding for new initiatives that integrate practice and education in the academy. The Council also announced that it would bestow a maximum of three Awards in 2012, from a total award pool of up to $75,000.
The NCARB President’s Medal for Distinguished Service was awarded by 2011-2012 President Scott C. Veazey, AIA, NCARB to five deserving individuals at the organization’s 2012 Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.
2012-2013 NCARB President Ronald B. Blitch, FAIA, shared his vision for the coming year and highlighted several initiatives during his address to the membership at the 93rd NCARB Annual Meeting.
During NCARB's Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN delegates representing 52 of the Council’s 54 Member Boards that oversee the practice of architecture voted on 10 resolutions.
On day three of the NCARB Annual Meeting, delegates elected officers for FY13 and voted on 10 resolutions related to the business procedures and requirements.
NCARB is pleased to announce its Board of Directors for FY13.
Ronald B. Blitch, FAIA, FACHA, NCARB, of New Orleans, LA, was installed as NCARB president at its 93rd Annual Meeting.
Blakely C. Dunn, of El Dorado, AR, was elected NCARB first vice president/president-elect at its 93rd Annual Meeting. By virtue of his election, he will assume the NCARB presidency in July 2013.
Dale McKinney, FAIA, of Sioux City, IA, was elected NCARB second vice president at its 93rd Annual Meeting.
Dennis S. Ward, AIA, of Florence, SC, was elected NCARB treasurer at the Council's 93rd Annual Meeting in June.
Margo P. Jones, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, of Greenfield, MA, was elected secretary of the NCARB Board of Directors at its 93rd Annual Meeting last week.
Christopher P. Williams, AIA, NCARB, of Meredith, NH, was installed on the NCARB Board of Directors at its 93rd Annual Meeting last week.
Gregory L. Erny, AIA, of Reno, NV, was installed on the NCARB Board of Directors at its 93rd Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.
The NCARB President’s Medal for Distinguished Service was awarded by 2011-2012 President Scott C. Veazey, AIA, NCARB to Andrea S. Rutledge, CAE, Executive Director of the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB).
2011-2012 NCARB President/Chair of the Board Scott C. Veazey, AIA, NCARB, reported that it’s been a dynamic year at the Council—and a “year of teamwork.”
Day two of the NCARB Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN, kicked off with the address of President/Chair of the Board Scott C. Veazey, AIA, NCARB.
During NCARB’s 93rd Annual Meeting, delegates were provided an overview of the Council’s approach to research and development for the ARE and shared examples of research efforts over the years, from the switch to computer-based testing to the development of new vignettes.
NCARB CEO Michael J. Armstrong reflects upon his first year at the Council.
NCARB President Scott Veazey called to order the organization's 93rd Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.
This week, delegates from NCARB’s member jurisdictions will travel to Minneapolis, MN, for the Council’s 93rd Annual Meeting.

May 2012

While a slow economy may be making it harder for prospective architects to find valuable work experience, NCARB and the AIA are making sure that opportunities for students, interns, and the next generation of architects have never been greater.
Highlighting the energy and innovation that occurs when practitioners, educators, and students come together on projects funded through the NCARB Grant program, NCARB moderated an interactive panel discussion on connecting education and practice during the 2012 AIA National Convention.
A delegation from the Korea Institute of Registered Architects (KIRA) met with NCARB leadership in Washington, DC, on 17 May 2012 to learn more about NCARB’s structure and its role in regulating the practice of architecture in the United States.
The Savannah College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the appointment of Paris Prize-winning architect and educator Greg Hall, Ph.D., AIA, NCARB, as chair of the SCAD architecture program.
NCARB President Scott C. Veazey led the Board of Directors through three full days of presentations and discussions on Council finances, long-range strategic issues, resolutions, and items that came up from a variety of NCARB committees.
The NCARB communications team has been awarded several Hermes Creative Awards, an international competition for creative professionals involved in the concept, writing, and design of traditional and emerging media.
NCARB Outreach was invited to deliver presentations on “Designing Your Future: Creating Value in Your Career” at the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) regional conferences held during March and April.

April 2012

In order to allow for more participation in the survey, the deadline for completion has been extended to Sunday, May 6.
The five presidents of ACSA, AIA, AIAS, NAAB, and NCARB encourage you to take the 2012 NCARB Practice Analysis of Architecture.
NCARB Outreach is on the move, this time connecting with Penn State architecture students with a presentation on “Designing Your Future: Creating Value in Your Career.”
NCARB has launched the final phase of IDP 2.0, culminating a three-year, phased rollout of the most significant update to the program in more than 30 years. IDP 2.0 includes simplified experience settings, new experience categories and areas, and an enhanced online reporting system.
We know there are a lot of demands on your time, but when it comes to planning for the programs that impact the profession—like the Intern Development Program and the Architect Registration Examination, your insight and expertise is invaluable.
Recently, the NCARB Outreach team connected with nearly 2,000 students and professionals, crisscrossing the country to hold events in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Oklahoma, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, Kansas, Virginia, Massachusetts, and New York.
This week, the 2012 NCARB Practice Analysis of Architecture Survey is being e-mailed to thousands of architects, interns, and educators across the country. Surveying the profession to identify the tasks and knowledge/skills necessary for the independent practice of architecture will provide essential insight into current and future trends.

March 2012

On 3-5 April 2012, NCARB will implement the final phase of IDP 2.0. This week is your last opportunity to submit experience in advance of the rollover to IDP 2.0.
All NCARB systems will be offline beginning noon on 3 April 2012 as we perform a major upgrade to our systems. We expect that the upgrade will be completed and access restored on 5 April 2012.
Interns have been advised to submit their experience in the e-EVR well in advance of the April 3 rollover to IDP 2.0, but supervisors and mentors do not need to approve the submitted experience by this date.
Collaboration and dialogue set the tone, as NCARB representatives met with and spoke to architectural professionals of all levels and background across the state of Louisiana.
Architecture professionals from across the country came together in March for a Twitter chat about the 2012 NCARB Practice Analysis of Architecture Survey.
In IDP 2.0, the current seven work settings will be rolled over to three experience settings: A (Practice of Architecture), O (Other Work Settings), and S (Supplemental Experience).
If you have earned the required core minimum hours in an existing IDP training area or category prior to April 3, you may be exempt from having to satisfy the new core minimum hour requirement in the corresponding IDP 2.0 experience area or category.
This April, more than 80,000 architects, interns, and educators will be invited to take part in the 2012 NCARB Practice Analysis of Architecture Survey. Findings from the survey will have relevance across the profession.

February 2012

On 3-5 April 2012, NCARB will implement the final phase of IDP 2.0. NCARB has released several tools and resources that interns can use to prepare for the rollover.
The status of your hours in the electronic Experience Verification Reporting (e-EVR) system will have implications as to how you are rolled over to IDP 2.0.
Norma Merrick Sklarek was the first African-American woman to become a registered architect, and served on the California Architects Board from 2004-2007.
This April, more than 80,000 architects, interns, and educators will be invited to participate in the 2012 NCARB Practice Analysis of Architecture Survey.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has amended its continuing education membership requirement to incorporate 12 hours of health, safety, and welfare (HSW) continuing education hours (CEHs)
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 105 of its members to its College of Fellows. Two NCARB volunteers were included in this year’s inductees.
The NCARB Board of Directors held a single-day meeting in January that discussed blue-sky licensure topics and other Board business.

January 2012

The NCARB Outreach team hit the road to visit students at Woodbury University School of Architecture and The New School to provide them face-to-face guidance on the path to architectural registration.
Six NCARB committees came together in San Diego, January 20-21, in a two-day “mega-meeting,” called Com6, to facilitate information exchange and cross-committee relationships.

December 2011

A diverse group of professionals at Lessard Group, Inc. sat down with NCARB staff, and learned that navigating the path to licensure isn’t something you have to do alone.
The NCARB Board of Directors launched their December meeting with continued work on long-range strategic issues.
Assistant Director, IDP Nick Serfass explaines the new experience categories, areas, and settings and how current experience will rollover to IDP 2.0.

November 2011

Architecture programs at six U.S. universities are recipients of the 2011 NCARB Grant for the Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy.
Architecture programs at six U.S. universities have been named as recipients of the 2011 NCARB Grant for the Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy.
NCARB hosted a two-day workshop, November 4-5, which brought together executives from 32 of its Member Boards, NCARB volunteer leadership, and a Council of Architectural Component Executives (CACE) representative from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
The National Architectural Accrediting Board, Inc. (NAAB) is conducting a study to collect critical information on the needs and expectations of accredited architecture education.

October 2011

NCARB's 2011 survey of US architectural registration boards indicates that there are currently 104,301 registered architects in the United States.
NCARB will implement the final phase of Intern Development Program (IDP) 2.0 3-5 April 2012. This phase will include new experience categories and areas, simplified experience settings, and an enhanced electronic system to report IDP experience.

September 2011

NCARB is proud to announce that it has made this year’s InformationWeek 500, an annual listing of the nation’s most successful innovators of business technology. A first-time award winner, NCARB is excited to be recognized for its efforts in serving its members and customers.
NCARB President/Chair of the Board Scott C. Veazey, AIA, NCARB, of Evansville, IN, was presented the AIA Indiana Edward D. Pierre Award for his advocacy for architecture as a civic and community leader and his service to the profession and to the public.
The NCARB Outreach team hit the road to visit students at Catholic University of America and give them the inside scoop on the path to architectural registration.
NCARB has signed long-term contracts with Alpine Testing Solutions, Inc. and Prometric, Inc. for the ARE®. These two vendors were selected for their unique strengths that will allow NCARB to continue to provide the profession with the highest quality licensing exam, enhance the candidate experience, and position the ARE for a more agile future.
The AIA is now accepting applications for the 2011-2014 IDP Firm Award and the 2011-2014 IDP Outstanding Firm Award.

August 2011

NCARB selected PSI Services, LLC as the consultant for the 2012 Practice Analysis of Architecture.
President Scott Veazey, AIA, NCARB, opened the first day of Board of Director (BOD) discussions that focused on strategic planning and thinking. Facilitated interaction followed that concentrated on long-range strategic issues and on governance roles and responsibilities.
On Friday, August 12, NCARB held NCARB/IDP roundtable discussions during the Council of Architectural Component Executives (CACE) Annual Meeting to field questions about IDP, ARE, potential outreach events, and NCARB resources.
The highest honor bestowed upon architectural professionals by NCARB—the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service—went to seven deserving individuals at the organization’s 2011 Annual Meeting and Conference, held in Washington, DC.
This year's IDP Coordinators Conference, held last week in Chicago, included events ranging from presentations by the leadership of NCARB and the AIA, to guest speakers, breakout sessions, and networking events.

July 2011

NCARB staff present "Designing Your Career: Adding Value Through Licensure and Certification" to a full house of 150 attendees at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Columbus Auditorium.
Architect Scott C. Veazey, AIA, NCARB, of Evansville, IN, was installed as president/chair of the board of NCARB at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington, DC in June.
Scott C. Veazey, AIA, NCARB, 2011-2012 NCARB President/Chair of the Board, shared his vision for the Council with the membership at the 92nd NCARB Annual Meeting and Conference.
Kenneth J. Naylor, AIA, 2010-2011 NCARB President/Chair of the Board gave his farewell address reflecting on his year of service at the 92nd NCARB Annual Meeting and Conference.
NCARB’s 54 U.S. Member Boards overwhelmingly passed by resolution significant changes to the continuing education requirements outlined in the NCARB Model Law and Model Regulations at the 92nd NCARB Annual Meeting and Conference in June.
NCARB is please to announce its Board of Directors for FY12.
Mark I. Aspaas, AIA, of Sioux Falls, SD was recently awarded the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service in recognition of his long and distinguished service to the Council and its mission to protect the public’s health, safety, and welfare.
The Minnesota State Government is currently closed. The state offices will not be accepting applications or conducting other related business until it reopens.
Ronald B. Blitch, FAIA, FACHA, NCARB, of New Orleans, LA, was elected first vice president/president-elect of NCARB at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference in June. By virtue of his election, he will assume the NCARB presidency in July 2012.
Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, NCARB, of El Dorado, AR, was elected second vice president of NCARB at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference in June.
Dale McKinney, FAIA, of Sioux City, IA, was elected NCARB treasurer at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference in June.
Dennis S. Ward, AIA, of Florence, SC, was elected secretary of NCARB's Board of Directors at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference in June.
John R. Sorrenti, of Mineola, NY, was installed on NCARB's Board of Directors at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference in June.
Kristine A. Harding, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, of Huntsville, AL, was installed on NCARB's Board of Directors at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference in June.
Ricky L. Engebretson, AIA, NCARB, of Fargo, ND, was installed on NCARB's Board of Directors at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington.
South Carolina Board Administrator Jan Bull Simpson of Columbia, SC, was installed as the Member Board Executive Director of NCARB at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference in June.
Lynn R. Axelroth, of Philadelphia, PA, was installed as the public director for NCARB at its 92nd Annual Meeting in June.

June 2011

Michael J. Armstrong assumed the role as the chief executive officer (CEO) of NCARB at its 92nd Annual Meeting and Conference.
During NCARB's Annual Meeting and Conference in Washington, DC, delegates representing 52 of the Council's 54 Member Boards that oversee the practice of architecture voted on 13 resolutions brought forth by the Council Board of Directors.

May 2011

NCARB is increasing its focus on the NCARB Grant for the Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy. This year NCARB will award up to a total of $75,000 through multiple grants to proposals that integrate practice and education in the academy and address specific program criteria.

April 2011

NCARB has launched a new video series entitled “NCARB Talks,” featuring short, informal conversations with architects on staff.

March 2011

The 10th, and final, NCARB Prize for the Creative Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy has been awarded to six architectural schools with the grand prize going to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
NCARB has selected Michael Armstrong, currently a senior vice president at the International Code Council (ICC), as its next chief executive officer, effective June 2011.

January 2011

Architecture schools at three U.S. universities are recipients of the 2010 NCARB Grant, a monetary award from NCARB to support new projects that furhter the integration of education and practice.

November 2010

NCARB is soliciting vendor information to determine qualified bidders for the three functional categories of vendor services for the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®).

October 2010

Earning a license to practice architecture is an important milestone in an architect’s career. To help students and interns learn to navigate the process, NCARB has released a short video on YouTube explaining the importance of licensure and the requirements involved.
The knowledge and experience of practicing architects can have a great impact on the education of architecture students. Schools of architecture and students benefit from their expertise and ability to help bridge the gap between education and practice.

September 2010

The 2010 survey of state architectural registration boards by NCARB indicates that there are currently 105,312 registered architects in the United States.

July 2010

Andrew W. Prescott, AIA, the 2009-2010 president of NCARB, recently awarded the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service to seven individuals who have made significant contributions to the protection of the public’s health, safety, and welfare through their service to NCARB and to the practice of architecture.
NCARB is pleased to introduce its Board of Directors for FY11.
Kenneth J. Naylor, AIA, LEED AP, of Salt Lake City, UT, was installed president of NCARB at its 91st Annual Meeting and Conference in San Francisco, CA.
Scott C. Veazey, AIA, of Evansville, IN, was elected first vice president/president-elect of NCARB at its 91st Annual Meeting and Conference in San Francisco, CA.
Ronald B. Blitch, FAIA, FACHA, NCARB, of New Orleans, LA, was elected second vice president of NCARB at its 91st Annual Meeting and Conference in San Francisco, CA.
Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, NCARB, of El Dorado, AR, was elected Treasurer of NCARB at its 91st Annual Meeting and Conference in San Francisco, CA.
Dale McKinney, AIA, of Sioux City, IA, was elected secretary of NCARB at its 91st Annual Meeting and Conference in San Francisco, CA.
Gary E. Demele, AIA, NCARB, of Orono, MN, was installed on the NCARB Board of Directors at its 91st Annual Meeting and Conference in San Francisco.
Jon Alan Baker, FAIA, LEED AP, of San Diego, CA, was installed on the NCARB Board of Directors at its 91st Annual Meeting and Conference in San Francisco, CA.

June 2010

During the NCARB's Annual Meeting and Conference in San Francisco, CA, delegates representing 52 of the Council's 54 Member Boards that oversee the practice of architecture voted on five resolutions brought forth by the NCARB Board of Directors.

March 2010

NCARB awarded the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s New Jersey School of Architecture the $25,000 Grand Prize for the 2010 NCARB Prize for Creative Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy. Five additional NCARB Prize recipients were each awarded $7,500.

January 2010

NCARB has awarded a total of $25,000 in NCARB Grants to Iowa State University, Kansas State University, and the University of Southern California to fund projects that incorporate architecture practice and education.

November 2009

NCARB's latest monograph provides architects and design professionals with a much-needed methodology to evaluate existing buildings for new or continuing use.

October 2009

The 2009 survey of state architectural registration boards by NCARB indicates that there are currently 101,673 registered architects in the United States.
NCARB's Board of Directors voted to approve changes to the NCARB Education Standard. The changes will go into effect 1 January 2010.

September 2009

NCARB is reaffirming its commitment to the education of future architects by increasing the annual award amount of the NCARB Grant from $10,000 to up to $25,000—in one, two, or three grants—to support implementation of new programs that merge practice and education in a studio or classroom setting.

July 2009

Andrew W. Prescott, AIA, of Potomac, MD, was installed as president of NCARB at its Annual Meeting and Conference.
NCARB is pleased to introduce its Board of Directors for FY10.

June 2009

All 54 of the NCARB's Member Boards were present in Chicago, IL, for the Council's 90th Annual Meeting and Conference. Attendees heard updates on the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) content disclosure issues, changes to the Intern Development Program (IDP), and plans for the new NCARB web site.
Gordon E. Mills, FAIA, the 2008-2009 president of NCARB, recently awarded the President's Medal for Distinguished Service to five individuals.
During the NCARB's Annual Meeting and Conference in Chicago, IL, delegates representing all of the Council's 54 Member Boards that oversee the practice of architecture voted on four resolutions brought forth by the NCARB Board of Directors.
Kenneth J. Naylor, AIA, LEED AP, of Salt Lake City, UT, was elected first vice president/president-elect of NCARB at its 90th Annual Meeting and Conference.
Scott C. Veazey, AIA, of Evansville, IN, was elected second vice president of NCARB at its 90th Annual Meeting and Conference.
Mark I. Aspaas, AIA, of Sioux Falls, SD, was elected treasurer of NCARB at its Annual Meeting and Conference.
Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, of El Dorado, AR, was elected secretary of NCARB at its 90th Annual Meeting and Conference.
Margo P. Jones, AIA, LEED AP, Greenfield, MA, was installed on NCARB's Board of Directors as the director of Region 1 at its Annual Meeting and Conference.
Dale McKinney, AIA, Sioux City, IA, was installed on NCARB's Board of Directors as Director of Region 4 at its 90th Annual Meeting and Conference.
Dennis S. Ward, AIA, Florence, SC, was installed on NCARB's Board of Directors as the Director of Region 3 at its Annual Meeting and Conference.
James P. Cramer, Hon. AIA, Receives NCARB's President's Medal for Distinguished Service.
Iowa Architect William M. Dikis Receives NCARB's President's Medal for Distinguished Service.
Iowa Architectural Examining Board Executive Secretary Glenda Loving Receives NCARB's President's Medal for Distinguished Service
NCARB will increase the fees for the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) by $40 per division effective 1 October 2009. The increase is due to recent incidents of exam content disclosure by ARE candidates.
NCARB has reviewed the National Architectural Accrediting Board’s 2009 "Conditions for Accreditation", Public Comment Edition, which was released for public comment in February 2009.

April 2009

NCARB is updating the Intern Development Program requirements to more closely align with the current practice of architecture.
NCARB is pleased to announce the recipients of 2009 NCARB Prize for Creative Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy.
Architects can learn how to avoid catastrophic mold and moisture problems in green buildings and earn three AIA-approved continuing education credits in Chicago on 17 June 2009.
Recently, eight ARE candidates had their testing privileges suspended and scores cancelled for posting exam content and/or questions on the internet.

March 2009

NCARB's monograph, Heating and Cooling Design for Buildings, offers architects greater flexibility when meeting their continuing education requirements.
NCARB Executive Vice President Lenore M. Lucey, FAIA, yesterday announced a planned transition of leadership effective July 1, 2011.

February 2009

The Intern Development Program Guidelines are an invaluable resource to interns and supervisors throughout the IDP process.

January 2009

In October 2008, NCARB held a hearing on Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) in Arlington, VA.

December 2008

NCARB has awarded the 2008 NCARB Grants to three universities.
NCARB has developed the IDP Supervisor Guidelines to assist supervisors in the crucial role they play in the careers of interns in the Intern Development Program.
NCARB will officially launch the electronic Experience Verification Reporting system (e-EVR) on 31 December 2008.
NCARB is pleased to announce that our office has achieved a LEED-Silver certification.

November 2008

NCARB held a hearing on Integrated Project Delivery and Building Information Modeling in Arlington, VA, on October 31.
The 2008 survey of state architectural registration boards by NCARB indicates that there are currently 104,126 registered architects in the United States.

October 2008

NCARB's monograph offers information that architects need when designing projects for healthcare facilities.
NCARB is pleased to announce that architects Jared N. Zurn, AIA, and Rachel Allegra Kros, AIA, have joined NCARB staff.

September 2008

NCARB's Member Boards passed a rule requiring interns to submit their training units in reporting periods of no longer than six months.

July 2008

Thomas R. Wood, AIA, of Bozeman, MT, was installed on NCARB's Board of Directors at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
Scott C. Veazey, AIA, of Evansville, IN, was elected treasurer of NCARB at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
Andrew W. Prescott, AIA, of Potomac, MD, and Keeseville, NY, was elected first vice president of NCARB at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
Kenneth J. Naylor, AIA, of Salt Lake City, UT, was elected second vice president of NCARB at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
NCARB installed its new Board of Directors at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, in June.
Douglas K. Engebretson, FAIA, 2007-2008 President of NCARB, recently awarded the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service to five individuals who have made significant contributions.
Gordon E. Mills, FAIA, of Dubuque, IA, was elected 2008-2009 president of NCARB at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
Cynthia J. McKim, of Montgomery, AL, was elected Member Board Executive Director of NCARB at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
J. Everette “Ebo” Fauber III, AIA, of Lynchburg, VA, was installed on NCARB's Board of Directors at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
Gregory L. Erny, AIA, of Reno, NV, was installed on NCARB's Board of Directors at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
Mark I. Aspaas, AIA, of Sioux Falls, SD, was elected secretary of NCARB at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.
Ava J. Abramowitz, Esq., Hon. AIA, of Washington, DC, was elected Public Member Director of NCARB at its 89th Annual Meeting and Conference in Pittsburgh, PA.

June 2008

During NCARB's Annual Meeting and Conference, delegates representing 51 of the Council's 54 Member Boards voted on 12 resolutions.
NCARB is pleased to announce that Nicholas Serfass, AIA, LEED AP joined staff in May as the new Assistant Director, Intern Development Program.
At the NCARB Annual Meeting and Conference later this month, the 54 Members Boards will vote on Resolution 2008-07 Handbook for Interns and Architects Amendment – Reporting Requirement.

May 2008

NCARB is pleased to announce the release of it latest monograph, Getting to Smart Growth II.

April 2008

NCARB is pleased to announce the winners of 2008 NCARB Prize.

January 2008

NCARB has just published a monograph on the field’s hottest topic: building green.

December 2007

NCARB has awarded NCARB Grants for the Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy to Pratt Institute and the University of New Mexico.

November 2007

The 2007 Practice Analysis of Architecture is now available to download from NCARB web site.

September 2007

The process to start an NCARB Record just got easier.

July 2007

Robert E. Luke, AIA, the 2006-2007 president of NCARB awarded the President's Medal for Distinguished Service to Dan Taylor (MA), Mark Saccoccio (RI), Teeny Simmons (LA), and Roger Meyer (OR).

June 2007

During the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards’ Annual Meeting and Conference in Denver, CO delegates representing 52 of the Council’s 54 Member Boards that oversee the practice of architecture voted on twelve resolutions.
The hot topic at the NCARB’s Annual Meeting and Conference was ARE® Timing.

May 2007

NCARB received 10,038 responses to the 2007 Practice Analysis Survey of Architects from architects in the United States and Canada.
The 2007 survey of state architectural registration boards by NCARB indicates that there are currently 112,650 registered architects in the United States.

April 2007

Architects from around the United States and Canada are invited to participate in the 2007 NCARB Practice Analysis Survey of Architects.

March 2007

The NCARB Prize jury has selected the University of Virginia as the $25,000 grand prize winner of the 2007 NCARB Prize.
NCARB is pleased to announce the release of its newest monograph, Architectural Acoustics.
The Architect Registration Examination is continuing to change for the better.

February 2007

NCARB announced a restructuring of its staff leadership that will bring a new focus on more integrated programs and improved operations over the next decade.

December 2006

NCARB has awarded the first NCARB Prize Grants to the University of Kansas and North Dakota State University to provide seed money for two forward thinking projects that involve sustainability and building information modeling, respectively.

November 2006

July 2006

H. Carleton Godsey, FAIA, the 2005-2006 president awarded the President's Medal for Distinguished Service to Stuart Howard (BC), Doreen Frost (MN), Kim Garrison (NCARB staff), Renis O. Jones (AL), and C. Stan Peterson (KS).

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NCARB expands the reach of its successful and well-received NCARB Prize initiative by establishing the NCARB Grant program.
NCARB Prize jury has selected Montana State University as the grand prize winner of the 2006 NCARB Prize.

March 2006

Professional architectural organizations have signed the American Society of Landscape Architects' white paper, “ Sustaining a Diversely Qualified Faculty in Design Programs.”

February 2006

January 2006

Over its previous fiscal year, NCARB increased Certificate holders by 2.3 percent, totaling 35,761.
"Senior Living" shares insights on special housing to meet unique needs and preferences of seniors.

November 2005

The 2005 survey of state architectural registration boards by NCARB suggests that there are more than 110,850 architects in the United States.

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July 2005

Frank M. Guillot, AIA, the 2004-2005 president awarded the NCARB President's Medal for Distinguished Service to Cornelius DuBois (CO), Charles H. Henley (NL), Fernando Mora Mora (MX), William R. Ponko (IN), Jan B. Simpson (SC), and Peter Steffian (MA).

May 2005

NCARB is currently explored new methodologies in the development of multiple-choice questions for the Architect Registration Examination (ARE).

April 2005

March 2005

NCARB has named the University at Buffalo/The State University of New York (SUNY) as the grand prize winner of the 2005 NCARB Prize competition.

December 2004

November 2004

AIA with NCARB announces the releas of the Emerging Professional's Companion.

September 2004

The 2004 survey of state architectural registration boards by NCARB suggests that there are more than 101,179 architects in the United States.
NCARB is pleased to announce the publication of Building Envelope.

August 2004

July 2004

NCARB's President Robert A. Boynton, FAIA, (2003-2004) awarded the President's Medal for Distinguished Service to Hector Garcia Escorza (MX), N. Jean Pierre Pelletier (QC), Cynthia J. Gainey (AL), William W. Herrin (AL), and Patrick Ryan (DE)

June 2004

NCARB has named Oklahoma State University as the grand prize winner of the 2004 NCARB Prize competition.

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September 2003

The 2003 survey of the U.S. registration boards revealed that there are over 100,000 architects in the United States.

August 2003

July 2003

NCARB is pleased to announce that the University of Kansas has won the $25,000 grand prize in the 2003 NCARB Prize for Creative Integration of Practice and Education in the Academy competition.

April 2003

March 2003

Thomas Lee Smith, AIA, CSI, RRC, received the Construction Specifications Institute’s Publications Commendation, Special Publication for Low-Slope Roofing II, a title in NCARB’s continuing education monograph series.

February 2003

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July 2002

University of Detroit Mercy wins first $25,000 NCARB Prize grand prize for its work with the Detroit Collabrative Design Center on community outreach in urban settings throughout the United States.

June 2002

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April 2002

The 2002 survey of U.S. registration boards estimates that there are 101,219 architects in the United States.

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July 2000

NCARB publishes Low-Slope Roofing I and Professional Conduct.

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April 2000

In late May, a randomly selected group of licensed architects throughout the U.S. and Canada will be asked to participate in an important survey that is part of NCARB’s Practice Analysis Study.

February 2000

Candidates’ pass rates improved on eight of the nine divisions of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) administered during 1999 compared with 1998.

January 2000

NCARB has begun an in-depth study of the profession that will reveal trends and state-of-the-art practices in architecture.

September 1999

Candidates’ pass rates improved on eight of the nine divisions of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) administered during the first quarter of 1999 (January 1 - March 31) compared with the first quarter of 1998.

August 1999

If you were an architect prior to July 1, 1984, you may qualify for NCARB Certification without an NAAB-accredited degree; but you need to apply before July 1, 2000!

July 1999

At the NCARB Annual Meeting and Conference in Charleston, SC June 23-27, Member Boards voted to lift the sunset provision on the Broadly Experienced Architect (BEA) alternative for satisfying the NCARB education standard.
Delegates representing NCARB's 55 member boards voted recently to ratify a two-phase Cooperation Agreement that sets in motion a step-by-step process for accomplishing the mutual recognition of architects between the U.S. and the People's Republic of China.
Joseph P. Giattina, Jr. of Birmingham, AL, assumed the leadership as President of the NCARB at the organization's Annual Meeting and Conference held in June in Charleston, SC.
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June 1999

A 1999 survey by NCARB reveals that there are almost 97,000 architects in the United States.
NCARB's latest monograph, Seismic Mitigation, illustrates what architects can do to reduce the effects of earthquakes, both in terms of injury to occupants and significant damage to buildings.

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