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NCARB & You: AXP, ARE, & Certification
February 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm PSTFree – $10
Harry M. Falconer, Jr., FAIA, NCARB, HonD, Hon. FCARM, Vice President, Experience + Education for the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), will present on a range of licensure topics relevant to students, aspiring architects, supervisors, architects, and people in the architecture profession. The presentation will review the steps necessary to achieve licensure to become an architect and other programs to get the most out of your career in architecture.
Topics will include:
- Background of NCARB
- The entities involved in the licensure process
- How to establish an NCARB Record
- How to progress successfully through the Architectural Experience Program® (AXP™)
- What to expect with the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®)
- Recent changes to NCARB programs
- Value of the NCARB Certificate
Harry will remain on-site after the presentation to help address specific questions on an individual basis.
AIA CES: 2 LU
Hosted and sponsored by NAC Architecture
837 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
(corner of College St. in Chinatown. Gold Line Chinatown Metro station is across the street.
HARRY M. FALCONER, JR., FAIA, NCARB, HonD, Hon. FCARM
Vice President, Experience + Education, NCARB
As Vice President, Experience + Education, Harry Falconer leads the department to provide professional support for the Architectural Experience Program® (AXP™) as well as NCARB’s education-related programs including the NCARB Education Standard, Scholars in Professional Practice, Education Alternative for Certification, Foreign Architect Certification programs, and continuing education initiatives. He is responsible for administration of the Council’s outreach initiative to schools, professional conferences, and firms; and management of the Architect Licensing Advisors Community program. Falconer also leads the development and management of the Council’s international mutual recognition arrangements and relations.
Falconer’s career in architecture includes over 22 years in practice prior to joining NCARB’s team. He holds a bachelor of architecture degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and is licensed to practice architecture in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects College of Fellows, has been certified as a construction documents technologist by the Construction Specifications Institute, holds the NCARB Certificate for national reciprocity, and is an honorary member of the Federación de Colegios de Arquitectos de la República Mexicana. In 2010, Falconer was awarded NCARB’s highest honor, the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service, for his leadership in the Intern Development Program (IDP). In 2019, The Boston Architectural College conferred the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa upon Falconer, recognizing his transformative vision and work within architectural education and the profession.