Archinect - News 2017-09-22T07:45:49-04:00 How to Begin Tracking and Stay on Top of Your AXP Hours Sponsor 2017-09-12T13:39:00-04:00 >2017-09-12T13:47:22-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><em>By: <a href=";utm_medium=links&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost09112017&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=axp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Holly Williams Leppo, AIA, NCIDQ-certified, LEED, AP</a></em></p> <p><a href=";utm_medium=banner1500x500&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost032917&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=leaderboard" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img src=""></a><strong><em>This post is brought to you by <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PPI</a>.</em></strong></p> <p>NCARB&rsquo;s Architectural Experience Program (AXP) requires candidates for licensure to document 3,740 hours of work experience, allocated among six practice areas that correspond with the divisions of <a href=";utm_medium=links&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost09112017&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=axp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ARE 5.0</a>. Although half of the time must be accrued in an architecture firm (or firms) under the supervision of a registered architect, the other half can be obtained in a variety of practice settings, including engineering or construction companies, continuing education or certification programs, and community outreach, among others. To successfully complete the program, candidates must master 96 key tasks, which are fully described in the <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">AXP Guidelines</a>.</p> <p>Although selected architecture schools offer students the opportunity to accelerate the licensure process by enrolling in <a href=";utm_medium=links&amp;utm_campaign=aresponsorpost09112017&amp;utm_term=direct&amp;utm_content=axp" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Integrated Path to Licensure</a> (IPAL) programs, architecture students in any US program can begin logging AXP hours as soon as...</p> Win PPI's “ARE 5 in a Flash” study flashcards! Sponsor 2017-07-17T09:00:00-04:00 >2017-07-17T11:22:02-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><img src=""><p><strong><em>This post is brought to you by&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PPI</a>.</em></strong><br></p> <p>PPI is proud to sponsor this week&rsquo;s Archinect giveaway. One lucky winner will walk away with an architecture bundle that includes:</p> <ul><li>PPI&rsquo;s <strong>ARE 5 Flashcards</strong> that include 400 cards categorized by exam division and section to aid you in recalling key concepts and definitions. ($39 value)&nbsp;</li><li>LEGO&rsquo;s <strong>Flatiron Building Architecture Set</strong> with 560 pieces and a booklet with details on design and history. For ages 12+. ($50 value)</li><li>PPI&rsquo;s <strong>Stainless SteeI Water Bottle</strong> that keeps fluids hot for up to 12 hours and cold for up to 24 hours. ($24.95 value)</li></ul><p>Save 15% on review materials for ARE 5.0 with Hot Summer Savings from PPI. This limited time offer will be available through&nbsp;July 31, 2017&nbsp;(some restrictions apply).&nbsp;<a href=";utm_medium=giveaway&amp;utm_campaign=PPI-hot-summer-ARE" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Click here</a>&nbsp;and start your licensure journey today.</p> <p><strong>To enter the giveaway just fill out <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">this survey</a> before Friday, July 28, end of day.</strong></p> Win PPI's ARE 5.0 Review Manual Book Sponsor 2017-02-06T19:35:00-05:00 >2017-02-14T13:15:55-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><img title="" alt="" src=""><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">PPI</a>.</strong></em>&nbsp;<p>PPI is proud to sponsor this week&rsquo;s Archinect giveaway. One lucky winner will walk away with an architecture dream bundle that includes:</p><ul><li>PPI&rsquo;s&nbsp;<strong><em>ARE 5.0 Review Manual Book</em></strong>&nbsp;written by David Kent Ballast, FAIA, CSI, NCIDQ-Cert. No. 9425, and Steven E. O Hara, PE ($250 value). Offers a comprehensive review of all six divisions of ARE 5.0 with hundreds of tables, figures, advice, tips, and strategies.</li><li>A LEGO set from the Architecture Collection,&nbsp;<strong>The White House</strong>&nbsp;(No Longer Available). With 560 pieces, this kit allows you to build a LEGO replica of the White House and includes a booklet with details on design and history. For ages 12+.</li><li>PPI&rsquo;s&nbsp;<strong>Stainless SteeI Water Bottle</strong>&nbsp;($24.95 value). Keeps fluids hot for up to 12 hours and cold for up to 24 hours.</li></ul><p>Opt into our newsletter and receive a 15% off promotion code valid through the end of February 2017. This offer is exclusive to Archinect and is only valid for residents of the United States.</p><p><strong>To enter the giveaway ...</strong></p> Splendid 4D Studio Builds Immersive VR Apps for Architects, Real Estate Developers Sponsor 2016-06-15T19:56:00-04:00 >2016-06-15T20:29:02-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><strong>This post is brought to you by <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Splendid 4D Studio</a>.</strong></em><p><br>The team at Splendid 4D Studio is partnering with architects and real estate companies to develop flawless apps for showcasing projects and properties.&nbsp;Leveraging virtual reality integration, Splendid 4D Studio takes presentations to the next level.&nbsp;</p><p>Splendid 4D has more than 50 years of combined experience in creating stunning VR content, apps, websites, architectural renderings, and more. Now, the company is helping clients create immersive experiences for their prospective and current customers by constructing fully customized, cutting-edge apps.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>These individual apps offer customers and prospects the ability to dive into VR, 360 degree renderings in high resolution. The immersive experience is completely tailored to the specifications of the project, offering a seamless, easy to use, and lifelike experience.</p><p>President Zoey Zhao says the key to the success of their apps is the use of a 360 degree camera for on-site shooting. Then, th...</p> Experience architecture, garden design and private homes in a brand new way Sponsor 2015-11-09T12:23:00-05:00 >2015-11-11T20:35:34-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><strong><em>This post is brought to you by Visiotecture GmbH.</em></strong><br>&nbsp;<p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p><br>An exciting new digital video magazine promises to keep architecture enthusiasts on the edge of their seats.&nbsp; Admirers of innovative architecture, garden design and interior design are guaranteed to be drawn to a brand new digital offering. <a href=";utm_medium=Advertorial&amp;utm_ter%20%20m=Newspost&amp;utm_campaign=ArchinectAdvertorialKW45" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Archiod</a> &ndash; Architecture on Demand is the world&rsquo;s first subscription-based video-on-demand magazine dedicated to architecture, garden design and private homes.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Archiod presents high-quality films featuring stunning imagery from around the world, accompanied by detailed background information to satisfy even the most demanding viewer. Subscribers can browse through a wide selection of audio-visual content, ranging from internationally recognized landmark buildings to surprising concepts created by lesser-known designers.&nbsp;</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Users all over the world are treated to unlimited content at any time of the day or night, and on any device. Documentary films and other audio-visual material can be streamed over th...</p> Prepare your emergency survival kit with inspiration from some of the Dry Futures competition prize packages Justine Testado 2015-08-27T16:40:00-04:00 >2015-08-27T19:15:16-04:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>Whether you're venturing out into nature doing long-term research for a project or you're preparing for the next natural disaster that may strike your city, it's always a good idea to have a survival kit ready if things go awry and an emergency arises. If you haven't prepared a kit and need some starter suggestions on what to pack, Archinect hand-picked a selection of survival products that were kindly provided by a group of reputable brands for our <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Dry Futures</a> design competition. The top three prizes in each category will include these custom survival kits.</p><p><img title="" alt="" src=""></p><p>Naturally, staying as healthy as possible is crucial in any survival situation. Devoted to creating durable everyday products equipped with life-saving capabilities, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Life Gear</a>'s "Wings of Life" and "Grab and Go" Survival Packs include lightweight water-resistant backpacks to carry their accompanying essentials, including: 3-day supply of food and water for one person, poncho/thermal blanket, tarp, personal hygiene and first-aid k...</p> Win an eVolo 2012 Skyscraper Competition Poster Archinect 2012-11-15T19:46:00-05:00 >2016-03-10T17:33:34-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">The poster</a> showcases 620 projects (90%) submitted to the eVolo 2012 Skyscraper Competition.</p><p>Size: 32" x 24"<br>Double Sided<br>ISBN: 978-1938740022<br>Limited Edition: 1000 copies</p><p>Archinect has 5 copies to give away to our readers. To enter to win one, <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">just fill out this quick survey</a>. We will randomly select 5 respondents.</p><p><em>(Information submitted to the survey will not be shared with any 3rd party, we promise!)</em></p><p><img alt="" title="" src=""></p><p><img alt="" title="" src=""></p> We're giving away a 3-day pass to Greenbuild! Winner will be selected later today. Archinect 2012-11-12T12:18:00-05:00 >2012-11-12T12:19:01-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p> <strong>reThink Wood is offering a three day <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Greenbuild</a> pass ($1,000 value) to one lucky Archinect respondent!</strong><br> Greenbuild runs from&nbsp;November 14-16 in San Francisco, CA<br><em>The pass includes access to plenary sessions, exhibit hall, educational sessions, Opening Keynote &amp; Celebration, Leadership Awards and conference bag.</em></p> <p> <strong>To enter the competition <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">fill out this quick survey</a>. A winner will be selected at random.</strong></p> <p> <br> The <strong><a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">reThink Wood initiative</a></strong> is a coalition of interests representing North America&rsquo;s wood products industry and forest landowners, public and private. They share a passion in wood and the forests they come from. Their goal is to educate the building community about the use of wood in buildings.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br> Visit them on Facebook: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a>&nbsp; or&nbsp;Twitter: <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"></a> &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p> <em>Join reThink Wood at Greenbuild, at booth 3257N. reThink Wood will be sponsoring a &ldquo;Building Blocks Competition&rdquo; where participants are invited to design and build the most innovative struct...</em></p>