AIA-NJ Blog

NCARB Launches ARE 5.0

November 2, 2016

The Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) 5.0 launched November 1, 2016, and incorporates the latest testing technology. Learn more at NCARB.com The next version of the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®), ARE 5.0, will launch November 1, 2016, incorporating the latest testing technologies and format that more closely aligns with modern practice. The six-division exam will include case Read More

IDP is Now AXP

July 20, 2016

Did you know IDP is now AXP ? The Architectural Experience Program (AXP), formerly the Intern Development Program (IDP), launched June 29. See the NCARB website for details.  Be sure to update your online resource pages to reflect the new name as follows: Replace “IDP” with “the Architectural Experience Program (AXP), formerly the Intern Development Program (IDP)” Read More

Reciprocity With Canada

December 6, 2014

In his recent trip to Canada, Governor Christie said “I’ve gotten the impression over time, watching American foreign policy, that Canada has been an afterthought……I don’t think we pay enough attention to this relationship as Americans in general. I’ve made a very conscious decision to come to Canada and to come here to Alberta because Read More

Editorial – Proposed IDP Changes

August 5, 2014

In reviewing the proposed revisions to the IDP program I believe that both the short and long term measures are problematic and can ultimately be detrimental to the profession at large. Phase 1 abridges the minimum reporting hours from 5,600 (3,740 Core Hours + 1,860 Elective Hours) to only include the 3,740 Core Hours. The Read More

Informative Seminar IDP and ARE Seminar Held at NJIT

March 1, 2013

On February 14, 2013, AIA NJ and NJIT Career Development Services, with the help of Jane Gaertner, hosted the IDP and ARE Seminar at NJIT. On this Valentine’s Day, several involved and concerned groups came together to ignite the passion of profession of architecture by educating, and creating a drive for our emerging professionals as they embark on their road to licensure. Read More

Robert Ivy, FAIA at NJIT: "What You Do Matters"

February 25, 2013

Robert Ivy, FAIA, EVP/CEO of the American Institute of Architects recently spoke during an NJIT career services event: YOUR FUTURE AS AN ARCHITECT THROUGH IDP & ARE. The event had members from the National Council of Registration Boards (NCARB),  NJ State Board of Architects and the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to talk to and answer Read More

NCARB Renewal Offer

October 7, 2012

A Message from NCARB to Architects and Interns: Welcome Back  For the second time this year, NCARB is taking steps to provide our customers with some financial relief in this challenging economic climate. We need your help in getting the word out to the profession about this savings opportunity. From October 1 through November 30, Read More

AIAS NJIT Northeast Fall Quad Conference

August 15, 2012

An Open Letter from the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) Northeast Fall Quad Conference This coming fall, the American Institute of Architecture Students at NJIT (AIAS NJIT) is excited to be hosting the Northeast Fall Quad Conference held amongst AIAS chapters and professional architects for a weekend on October 18-21, 2012. Our theme for Read More

The Future of Architectural Education

August 5, 2012

In preparation for the NAAB’s 2013 ARC (Accreditation Review Conference) the AIA developed a survey to help quantify the emerging trends uncovered in their research at the ACSA Annual Meeting, AIA Grassroots, and AIA National Convention. The survey can be found by clicking  here: The AIA asks that you take five minutes to complete this Read More

IDP 2.0 Coming in April 2012 – How Will It Effect You?

November 22, 2011

The final phase of IDP 2.0 is coming in April 2012. Find out how it will affect you! FREE Webinar Wednesday, November 30, 2011 –  1:00 pm 1 hour 30 minutes IDP 2.0 is the most significant change to the Intern Development Program (IDP) since its inception in the 1970s. In April 2012, NCARB will Read More

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