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Nichole Wayman: Completing the AXP Through the Portfolio Option

Through the AXP Portfolio, unlicensed individuals can document experience by uploading work examples that satisfy the program’s 96 tasks. To help potential applicants understand the portfolio process, Senior Architectural Designer Nichole Wayman shares her advice for navigating this opportunity.

ARE 5.0 Guidelines

The ARE 5.0 Guidelines includes an introduction to the exam, an overview of in-person and online testing options, plus five steps to completing the exam. Updated March 2021.

ARE Update: More Info About the Upcoming Migration to PSI

More information about the migration to PSI, exam calculator updates, Prometric’s mask policy, and NCARB's progress addressing technical issues. Released September 21, 2021.

2021 NCARB by the Numbers

Explore NCARB by the Numbers

Explore the latest trends on diversity in architecture and the path to licensure with NCARB by the Numbers.

Adaptive Reuse: An Environmentally and Socially Beneficial Alternative to New Construction

Adaptive Reuse: An Environmentally and Socially Beneficial Alternative

This course addresses the social well-being fostered by preserving and revitalizing the existing urban fabric; complying with regulatory challenges unique to adaptive reuse; supporting sustainability through reuse; and upgrading systems while improving accessibility to existing buildings.