Category Archive: PPP Exam

Feb 11

ARE Advisor Vignette Series – Complete Package

The ARE Advisor Vignette Series Complete Package is now available for candidates looking to prepare for the ARE. As I’m sure you’re well aware, each ARE exam division is broken down into a multiple-choice section and a vignette section. Personally, I feel that many people under-prepare for the vignette section of each test and that …

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Jan 11

Taking the CDS, PPP and SPD Exams First

Trying to plan our the order of your ARE exams is important for all candidates to do both prior to starting your exams as well as after you start taking. It’s always a good idea for ARE candidates to come up with a plan of attack before starting the exams. This helps give you a …

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Oct 08

ARE Advisor Vignette Series – PPP Vignette Guide

Welcome to the PPP Vignette Guide, a part of the ARE Advisor Vignette Series. I’d like to introduce you to this downloadable eBook that is designed to walk you through the Site Zoning Vignette step-by-step! Like I’ve said throughout this site, I believe that the vignette portion of every ARE test is by far the …

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Jul 09

ARE Programming, Planning, and Practice Practice Exams

May 05

ARE – Programming Exam

The ARE Programming Exam tests candidates on issues relating to the preliminary planning and design of a building. Before schematic design and design development can even begin, a lot of time is spent programming spaces and estimating preliminary budgets. The idea of building programming gets into issues of adjacency planning, building area and other functional …

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