April 2014

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.

Last week, 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.