Planting Design Illustrated

Planting Design Illustrated

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  • Author: Gang Chen
  • Publisher: ArchiteG, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1432741977
  • Category : Education
  • Languages : en
  • Pages : 282

A Must-Have for Landscape Architecture: A Holistic Garden Design Guide with Architectural and Horticultural Insight, and Ideas from Famous Gardens in Major Civilizations


Interior Design Illustrated

Interior Design Illustrated

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  • Author: Francis D. K. Ching
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1118090713
  • Category : Architecture
  • Languages : en
  • Pages : 378

Offers a concise and accessible presentation of important concepts for beginning designers, and experienced practitioners will appreciate its insightful and practical coverage of the relationship between building structures and interior spaces. A broad range of rich illustrations communicates visual information and ploughs fertile ground for creative ideas and inspiration.


Schematic Design (SD) ARE Mock Exam (Architect Registration Exam)

Schematic Design (SD) ARE Mock Exam (Architect Registration Exam)

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  • Author: Gang Chen
  • Publisher: ArchiteG, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1612650058
  • Category : Architecture
  • Languages : en
  • Pages : 124

This book provides an ARE overview, resources, exam preparation and exam taking techniques, tips and guide, a realistic and complete set of Mock Exam, solutions, and explanations for the Schematic Design (SD) division of the ARE. This book covers the following subjects: 1.ARE, IDP, and education requirements 2.ARE content, format, and preparation strategies 3.Codes and regulations 4.Environmental Issues 5.Building layout 6.Interior layout 7.Valuable strategies and tips for creating passing solutions 8.Sample passing solutions with explanations 9.Many step-by-step screenshots to show you the actual NCARB commands with graphic images 10.Time saving tips 11.Strategies to avoid NCARB traps This book includes four graphic vignettes in the same difficulty level and format as the real exam. It will help you pass the SD division of the ARE and become a licensed architect! About the author: Gang Chen holds a master's degree from the School of Architecture, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a bachelor's degree from the School of Architecture, South China University of Technology. He has more than 20 years of professional experience. Many of the projects he was in charge of or participated in have been published extensively in Architecture, Architectural Record, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, and more. He has worked on a variety of unusual projects, including well-known, large-scale healthcare and hospitality projects with over one billion dollars in construction costs, award-winning school designs, highly-acclaimed urban design and streetscape projects, multifamily housing, high-end custom homes, and regional and neighborhood shopping centers. Gang Chen is a LEED AP BD+C and a licensed architect in California. He is also the internationally acclaimed author of other fascinating books, including Building Construction, Planting Design Illustrated and the LEED Exam Guides Series, which includes one guidebook for each of the LEED exams. For more information, visit www.GreenExamEducation.com


Programming, Planning and Practice ARE Mock Exam

Programming, Planning and Practice ARE Mock Exam

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  • Author: Gang Chen
  • Publisher: ArchiteG, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1612650066
  • Category : Architecture
  • Languages : en
  • Pages : 128

A Practical Guide & Mock Exam for the Programming, Planning & Practice (PPP) Division of the ARE Every July, NCARB begins to recreate the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) questions based on a new guide and scope. We always incorporate this latest information into our books. To become a licensed architect, you need to have a proper combination of education and/or experience, meet your Board of Architecture's special requirements, and pass all seven divisions of ARE. This book provides an ARE exam overview, suggested reference and resource links, exam prep and exam taking techniques, tips and guides, and a realistic and complete mock exam with solutions and explanations for the Programming, Planning & Practice (PPP) Division of the ARE. More specifically this book covers the following subjects: ARE, IDP, and Education Requirements ARE Exam Content, Format, and Prep Strategies Codes and Regulations Environmental, Social & Economic Issues Programming & Analysis Project Budget & Financing Project & Practice Management Site Zoning Two Graphic Vignettes with Step-By-Step Solutions Using the NCARB Practice Program Software Instructions on Installing Alternate DWG Files for Use with NCARB Software The mock exam includes 85 challenging questions of the same difficulty level and format as the real exam (multiple-choice, check-all-that-apply, and fill-in-the-blank), and two graphic vignettes. This book will help you pass the PPP division of the ARE and become a licensed architect! Can you study and pass the ARE Programming, Planning & Practice (PPP) Exam in 2 weeks? The answer is yes IF you study the right materials: If you have ZERO experience but read the right materials, you can pass with 2 weeks of prep. If you study our book, "Programming, Planning & Practice ARE Mock Exam," you have an excellent chance of studying and passing the ARE Programming, Planning & Practice (PPP) Exam in 2 weeks. We have added many tips and tricks that WILL help you pass the exam on your first try. Our goal is to take a very complicated subject and make it simple. "Programming, Planning & Practice ARE Mock Exam" will save you time and money and help you pass the exam on the first try! About the author Gang Chen holds a master's degree from the School of Architecture, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a bachelor's degree from the School of Architecture, South China University of Technology. He has more than 20 years of professional experience. Many of the projects he was in charge of or participated in have been published extensively in Architecture, Architectural Record, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, and more. He has worked on a variety of unusual projects, including well-known, large-scale healthcare and hospitality projects with over one billion dollars in construction costs, award-winning school designs, highly-acclaimed urban design and streetscape projects, multifamily housing, high-end custom homes, and regional and neighborhood shopping centers. Gang Chen is a LEED AP BD+C and a licensed architect in California. He is also the internationally acclaimed author of other fascinating books, including Building Construction, Planting Design Illustrated, the ARE Mock Exam series, and the LEED Exam Guide series, which includes one guidebook for each of the LEED exams. For more information, visit www.GreenExamEducation.com


Pioneers of American Landscape Design II

Pioneers of American Landscape Design II

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  • Author: Historic Landscape Initiative (Project)
  • Publisher: Accents Publications Service
  • ISBN:
  • Category : Gardening
  • Languages : en
  • Pages : 186


LEED v4 Green Associate Exam Guide (LEED GA)

LEED v4 Green Associate Exam Guide (LEED GA)

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  • Author: GangChen
  • Publisher: ArchiteG, Inc.
  • ISBN: 161265018X
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Languages : en
  • Pages : 186

Pass the LEED Green Associate Exam, Get Your Building LEED Certified, Fight Global Warming, and Save Money! The USGBC released LEED v4 at the GreenBuild International Conference and Expo in November 2013. The GBCI started to include the new LEED v4 content for all LEED exams in late Spring 2014. We have incorporated the new LEED v4 content in this book. Starting on December 1, 2011, GBCI began to draw LEED Green Associate Exam questions from the second edition of Green Building and LEED Core Concepts Guide. We have incorporated this information in our book. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is one of the most important trends of development and is revolutionizing the construction industry. It has gained tremendous momentum and has a profound impact on our environment. From this book, you will learn how to do the following: 1. Pass the LEED Green Associate Exam. 2. Use LEED exam preparation strategies, study methods, tips, suggestions, mnemonics, and exam tactics to improve your exam performance. 3. Effectively understand, digest, and retain your LEED knowledge. 4. Understand the process of registering and certifying a building for LEED. 5. Understand the scope, main intent, core concepts and strategies, as well as identify the regulations, recognition, and incentives for each major LEED category. 6. Identify the strategies for case studies. 7. Identify the synergy in case studies. 8. Implement the most important LEED related codes and building standards. 9. Get points for categories not yet clearly defined by the USGBC. This book fills in the blanks and demystifies LEED. It uncovers the secrets, codes, and jargon for LEED as well as the true meaning of "going green." It provides a solid foundation and fundamental framework for LEED. It covers every major aspect of LEED in plain and concise language, and introduces it to ordinary people. This guide is small and easy to carry around. You can read it whenever you have a few extra minutes. It is an indispensable book for ordinary people, developers, brokers, contractors, administrators, architects, landscape architects, civil, structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineers, interns, drafters, designers, and other design professionals. What others are saying about "LEED Green Associate Exam Guide"...(Part I) "Finally! A comprehensive study tool for LEED GA Prep!" "I took the one-day Green LEED Green Associate course and walked away with a power point binder printed in very small print--which was missing MUCH of the required information (although I didn't know it at the time). I studied my little heart out and took the test, only to fail it by 1 point. Turns out I did NOT study all the material I needed to in order to pass the test. I found this book, read it, marked it up, retook the test, and passed it with a 95%. Look, we all know the LEED Green Associate Exam is new and the resources for study are VERY limited. This one's the VERY best out there right now. I highly recommend it." --Consultant VA "Complete overview for the LEED Green Associate exam" "I studied this book for about three days and passed the exam ... if you are truly interested in learning about the LEED system and green building design, this is a great place to start." --K.A. Evans See all our books at GreenExamEducation.com Check out FREE tips on the easiest way to pass the LEED Green Associate Exam and info for all LEED Exams and ARE Exams at GeeForums.com, you can post your questions for other users' review.


Mock California Supplemental Exam (CSE of Architect Registration Exam)

Mock California Supplemental Exam (CSE of Architect Registration Exam)

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  • Author: Gang Chen
  • Publisher: ArchiteG, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1612650155
  • Category : Architecture
  • Languages : en
  • Pages : 146

A Practical Guide and Mock Exam for the California Supplemental Exam (CSE)! To become a licensed architect in California, you need to have a proper combination of education and/or experience, meet the special requirements of the California Architect Board (CAB), pass all seven divisions of the ARE, and pass the California Supplemental Exam (CSE). This book provides an ARE and CSE exam overview, suggested reference and resource links, exam prep and exam taking techniques, tips and guides, and a realistic and complete mock exam with solutions and explanations for the California Supplemental Exam (CSE). More specifically this book covers the following subjects: 1. ARE, IDP, and education requirements 2. ARE and CSE exam content, format, prep strategies, and exam taking tips 3. the CSE project scenario section 4. the CSE general section 5. context and pre-design 6. regulatory issues: California state laws, code, regulations, and standards; other laws, codes, regulations, standards, agencies, and entitlements 7. management and design 8. construction 9. CSE reference materials (official CAB reference materials plus additional critical materials) This book includes 120 challenging multiple-choice questions of the same difficulty level and format as the real exam. It will help you pass the CSE and become a licensed architect in California!


LEED GA Exam Guide (3rd Large Format Edition)

LEED GA Exam Guide (3rd Large Format Edition)

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  • Author: Gang Chen
  • Publisher: ArchiteG, Inc.
  • ISBN: 0984374132
  • Category : Architecture
  • Languages : en
  • Pages : 212

"From this book, you will learn how to: 1. Pass the LEED Green Associate exam; 2. Use LEED exam preparation strategies, study methods, tips, suggestions, mnemonics, and exam tactics to improve your exam performance; 3. Effectively understand, digest, and retain your LEED knowledge; 4. Understand the process of registering and certifying a building for LEED; 5. Understand the scope, main intent, core concepts and strategies, as well as identify the regulations, recognition, and incentives for each major LEED category; 6. Identify the strategies for case studies; 7. Identify the synergy in case studies; 8. Implement the most important LEED related codes and building standards; 9. Get points for categories not yet clearly defined by the USGBC"--P. [4] of cover.


Building Construction

Building Construction

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  • Author: Gang Chen
  • Publisher: ArchiteG, Inc.
  • ISBN: 0984374140
  • Category : Architecture
  • Languages : en
  • Pages : 190

Learn the Tips, Become One of Those Who Know Building Construction and Architectural Practice, and Thrive! For architectural practice and building design and construction industry, there are two kinds of people: those who know, and those who don't. The tips of building design and construction and project management have been undercover-until now. Most of the existing books on building construction and architectural practice are too expensive, too complicated, and too long to be practical and helpful. This book simplifies the process to make it easier to understand and uncovers the tips of building design and construction and project management. It sets up a solid foundation and fundamental framework for this field. It covers every aspect of building construction and architectural practice in plain and concise language and introduces it to all people. Through practical case studies, it demonstrates the efficient and proper ways to handle various issues and problems in architectural practice and building design and construction industry. It is for ordinary people and aspiring young architects as well as seasoned professionals in the construction industry. For ordinary people, it uncovers the tips of building construction; for aspiring architects, it works as a construction industry survival guide and a guidebook to shorten the process in mastering architectural practice and climbing up the professional ladder; for seasoned architects, it has many checklists to refresh their memory. It is an indispensable reference book for ordinary people, architectural students, interns, drafters, designers, seasoned architects, engineers, construction administrators, superintendents, construction managers, contractors, and developers. You will learn: 1.How to develop your business and work with your client. 2.The entire process of building design and construction, including programming, entitlement, schematic design, design development, construction documents, bidding, and construction administration. 3.How to coordinate with governing agencies, including a county's health department and a city's planning, building, fire, public works departments, etc. 4.How to coordinate with your consultants, including soils, civil, structural, electrical, mechanical, plumbing engineers, landscape architects, etc. 5.How to create and use your own checklists to do quality control of your construction documents. 6.How to use various logs (i.e., RFI log, submittal log, field visit log, etc.) and lists (contact list, document control list, distribution list, etc.) to organize and simplify your work. 7.How to respond to RFI, issue CCDs, review change orders, submittals, etc. 8.How to make your architectural practice a profitable and successful business. About the author Gang Chen holds a master's degree from the School of Architecture, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a bachelor's degree from the School of Architecture, South China University of Technology. He has over 20 years of professional experience. Many of the projects he was in charge of or participated in have been published extensively in Architecture, Architectural Record, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, etc. He has worked on a variety of unusual projects, including well-known, large-scale healthcare and hospitality projects with over one billion dollars in construction costs, award-winning school designs, highly-acclaimed urban design and streetscape projects, multifamily housing, high-end custom homes, and regional and neighborhood shopping centers. Gang Chen is a LEED AP and a licensed architect in California. He is also the internationally acclaimed author for other fascinating books, including Planting Design Illustrated and LEED Exam Guides Series, which include one guidebook for each of the LEED exams.


Building Systems (Bs) Are Mock Exam (Architect Registration Exam): Are Overview, Exam Prep Tips, Multiple-Choice Questions and Graphic Vignettes, Solu

Building Systems (Bs) Are Mock Exam (Architect Registration Exam): Are Overview, Exam Prep Tips, Multiple-Choice Questions and Graphic Vignettes, Solu

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  • Author: Gang Chen
  • Publisher: ArchiteG, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1612650031
  • Category : Architecture
  • Languages : en
  • Pages : 132

A Practical Guide & Mock Exam for the Building Systems (BS) Division of the ARE! To become a licensed architect, you need to have a proper combination of education and/or experience, meet your Board of Architecture's special requirements, and pass all seven divisions of the Architect Registration Examinations (ARE). This book provides an ARE overview, suggested references and resources, exam preparation and exam taking techniques, tips and guides, and a realistic and complete mock exam with solutions and explanations for the Building Systems (BS) division of the ARE. More specifically this book covers the following subjects: 1.ARE, IDP, and Education Requirements 2.ARE Content, Format, and Preparation Strategies 3.Codes and Regulations 4.Environmental Issues 5.Plumbing: Principles and Materials & Technology 6.Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Systems (HVAC): Principles and Materials & Technology 7.Electrical: Principles and Materials & Technology 8.Lighting: Principles and Materials & Technology 9.Specialties: Acoustics, Communications & Security, Conveying Systems, and Fire Detection & Suppression 10.Two Graphic Vignettes with Step-By-Step Solutions Using the NCARB Practice Program Software The mock exam includes 95 challenging questions of the same difficulty level and format as the real exam (multiple-choice, check-all-that-apply, and fill-in-the-blank), and two graphic vignettes. This book will help you pass the BS division of the ARE and become a licensed architect! About the author Gang Chen holds a master's degree from the School of Architecture, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, and a bachelor's degree from the School of Architecture, South China University of Technology. He has more than 20 years of professional experience. Many of the projects he was in charge of or participated in have been published extensively in Architecture, Architectural Record, The Los Angeles Times, The Orange County Register, and more. He has worked on a variety of unusual projects, including well-known, large-scale healthcare and hospitality projects with over one billion dollars in construction costs, award-winning school designs, highly-acclaimed urban design and streetscape projects, multifamily housing, high-end custom homes, and regional and neighborhood shopping centers. Gang Chen is a LEED AP BD+C and a licensed architect in California. He is also the internationally acclaimed author of other fascinating books, including Building Construction, Planting Design Illustrated, the ARE Mock Exam series, and the LEED Exam Guide series, which includes one guidebook for each of the exams. For more information, visit www.GreenExamEducation.com