There are now 14 programs working with NCARB to offer licensure upon graduation
NCARB announced last year that it would work with architecture schools to create a path to licensure upon graduation, and since then, it's approved 14 programs – the latest being at the University of Kansas. These programs are already NAAB-accredited and don't guarantee licensure upon... View full entry
Editor's Picks #313
SDR complained "The Saratoga Community Center is ‘traditional’ ? Really ? Brickwork with masonry or ceramic trim is no longer a viable architectural material ? What'll be declared dead, next -- the rectangle ?...I don't defend the example above as a work of architecture. I know nothing about it. But it's a surprising contender for 'traditional'--- isn't it ?)".
NewsChristopher Gray reviewed John Hill’s book A Guide to Contemporary New York City Architecture, reflected on the current revival of traditional architecture in the United States, and asked Mr. Hill if he has "a bias against the neo-traditional movement?”. SDR complained "The... View full entry
Will there be a lost generation of architects?
Changes to the ARE, according to NCARB, were meant to make the exam more flexible, and to unify it across jurisdictions, making it easier to get reciprocal licenses. But Tulane’s Kinnard says that those changes have had unintended consequences: “A careful analysis of the system we have in place today suggests that the regulatory bodies, with all the best intentions, have designed a system that could not be more complex.”
— Architect Magazine
Elizabeth Dickinson is on the case of the 50 year old intern... Her essay questions the long term effects of more and more "young" architects deciding to not pursue licensing. Should we care about a decline in registered professionals? , What would this mean for the long term prospects of the... View full entry