This division will assess objectives related to the evaluation of project requirements, constraints, and opportunities. The division will focus on issues related to programming, site analysis, and zoning and code requirements. Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of and abilities in project type analysis, the establishment of qualitative and quantitative project requirements, evaluation of project site and context, and assessment of economic issues.
Assessment objectives in this division come from four sections:
SECTION 1: Environmental & Contextual Conditions
SECTION 2: Codes & Regulations
SECTION 3: Site Analysis & Programming
SECTION 4: Building Analysis & Programming
In this video, we take an inside look at the Programming & Analysis division, which covers topics related to evaluating the constraints, requirements, and opportunities of a project. Watch to learn more about division objectives, sample questions, and suggested references.
You can also learn more about this division in the ARE 5.0 Handbook.