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Site Planning & Design

Site Planning & Design

Brightwood Architecture Site Planning & Design

ARE® 4.0 Exam Prep—Site Planning & Design

The Site Planning & Design exam will test your understanding of site design, project management, and related environmental, social, and economic issues. The vignettes for this exam require you to modify a site’s topographical characteristics, as well as design a site.

Prepare for this exam with our complete package. Our architecture exam review courses and study guides are designed to be exam-focused and comprehensive, which will save you valuable study time. We offer study materials in a variety of formats to help you retain what you learn. Our goal is to help you pass. QBanks are now available for SPD!

Products and Packages for the SPD Exam:

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Packages
Site Planning & Design Package 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Site Planning & Design Package 4.0 $195.95  Add to Cart 

Brightwood Architecture Education offers comprehensive packages designed to help you focus on essential information for each division, as well as provide flexibility in how you study.

Includes:

  • Downloadable Practice Vignettes (Instant Access!)
  • OnDemand Review Seminar (Instant Access!)
  • Questions & Answers Handbook
  • Study Guide
  • Flashcards

Features:

  • 7-hour instructor-led on-demand review seminar
  • Content organized according to the ARE; includes codes and illustrations
  • Hundreds of questions and answers
  • A sample exam and a self-diagnostic tool
  • Online interactive exercises and video tips

OnDemand Review Seminar Agenda:

  • Principles
  • Environmental Issues
  • Codes & Regulations
  • Materials & Technology
  • Project & Practice Management
  • Site Grading & Site Design Vignettes
Site Planning & Design Seminar & Study Guide Package 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Site Planning & Design Seminar & Study Guide Package 4.0 $129.95  Add to Cart 

This package includes a 7-hour, instructor-led seminar that reviews all of the content NCARB has outlined for the Site Planning & Design ARE 4.0 exam. Presented by experienced Brightwood Architecture Education instructors over the course of a day, this seminar is an effective and interactive way for candidates to prepare for one of the most challenging divisions in the ARE. A 206-page study guide is also included.

Includes:

  • OnDemand Review Seminar (Instant Access!)
  • Study Guide

OnDemand Review Seminar Agenda:

  • Principles
  • Environmental Issues
  • Codes & Regulations
  • Materials & Technology
  • Project & Practice Management
  • Site Grading & Site Design Vignettes
Individual Products
Site Planning & Design QBank 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Site Planning & Design QBank 4.0 $49.95  Add to Cart 

Order today and receive instant access!

Features:

  • 125 questions with detailed answers
     
  • Build custom exams using the topics and number of questions you select
     
  • Access your QBank 24/7
     
  • Receive instant access
Site Planning & Design Study Guide 4.0 (Print)—Brightwood Architecture Education Site Planning & Design Study Guide 4.0 (Print) $79.95  Add to Cart 

Site Planning & Design Study Guide covers all the topics found on the ARE Site Planning & Design exam, including utility systems, site assessment, sustainable design, movement, and site work. The review book also includes quizzes and a sample exam for a thorough exam prep experience.

Features:

  • New strategic planning guidelines
     
  • Discussion of both theory and practice
     
  • Chapter organization effectively highlights important information and makes for easy readability
     
  • Illustrations, charts, and graphs
     
  • Site design sample vignettes, including exam strategies
Site Planning & Design Study Guide 4.0 (eBook)—Brightwood Architecture Education Site Planning & Design Study Guide 4.0 (eBook) $79.95  Add to Cart 

The Site Planning & Design Study Guide eBook covers all the topics found on the ARE Site Planning & Design exam, including utility systems, site assessment, sustainable design, movement, and site work. This review eBook also includes quizzes and a sample exam for a thorough exam prep experience.

Features:

  • New strategic planning guidelines
     
  • Discussion of both theory and practice
     
  • Chapter organization effectively highlights important information and makes for easy readability
     
  • Illustrations, charts, and graphs
     
  • Site design sample vignettes, including exam strategies

Books have print limits that can range from 2 pages at a time and up. NOTE: Print limits are for each instance of hitting "print." There is not a limit to how much you can print in total from your book.

Site Planning & Design Q&A 4.0 (Print)—Brightwood Architecture Education Site Planning & Design Q&A 4.0 (Print) $35.95  Add to Cart 

The Site Planning & Design Questions & Answers Handbook contains 139 questions with detailed answer rationales that save valuable study time by highlighting areas of weakness. This handbook also introduces "check-all-that-apply" and "fill-in-the-blank" question types that may appear on the ARE.

Features:

  • 139 questions with detailed answers
     
  • Multiple-choice questions
     
  • "Check-all-that-apply" questions
     
  • "Fill-in-the-blank" statements
Site Planning & Design Q&A 4.0 (eBook)—Brightwood Architecture Education Site Planning & Design Q&A 4.0 (eBook) $35.95  Add to Cart 

The Site Planning & Design Questions & Answers eBook contains 139 questions with detailed answer rationales that save valuable study time by highlighting areas of weakness. This eBook also introduces "check-all-that-apply" and "fill-in-the-blank" question types that may appear on the ARE.

Features:

  • 139 questions with detailed answers
     
  • Multiple-choice questions
     
  • "Check-all-that-apply" questions
     
  • "Fill-in-the-blank" statements

Books have print limits that can range from 2 pages at a time and up. NOTE: Print limits are for each instance of hitting "print." There is not a limit to how much you can print in total from your book.

Site Planning & Design Flashcards 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Site Planning & Design Flashcards 4.0 $35.95  Add to Cart 

In the waiting room, at the airport, or on your lunch break, turn idle time into study time with Brightwood's Site Planning & Design flashcards.

  • 137 terms and definitions
Site Planning & Design Vignettes 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Site Planning & Design Vignettes 4.0 $35.95  Add to Cart 

These unique and effective study tools offer invaluable practice for the ARE Site Planning & Design exam. Includes a suggested graphic solution for the Site Grading and Site Design vignettes and analyzes the design principles involved in each solution.

Features:

  • Vignettes test to the latest standards
     
  • Rationales make solutions easier to understand
     
  • Similar to the ARE in style, standards, and number of vignettes
     
  • 12 months of online access from date of purchase
Site Planning & Design OnDemand Seminar 4.0—Brightwood Architecture Education Site Planning & Design OnDemand Seminar 4.0 $99.95  Add to Cart 

This seminar reviews all of the content NCARB has outlined for the Site Planning & Design ARE 4.0 exam. Presented by experienced Brightwood Architecture Education instructors over the course of a day, this seminar is an effective and interactive way for candidates to prepare for one of the most challenging divisions in the ARE.

Agenda:

  • Principles
     
  • Environmental Issues
     
  • Codes & Regulations
     
  • Materials & Technology
     
  • Project & Practice Management
     
  • Site Grading & Site Design Vignettes
     
  • 12 months of online access from date of purchase


Books/Handouts:

  • Seminar Slides PDFs
 ARE 4.0 Site Planning & Design Online Supplement Site Planning & Design Online Supplement 4.0 $59.95  Add to Cart 

The Brightwood Architecture ARE 4.0 Site Planning & Design Online Supplement is a combination of our Study Guides and Question & Answer books. It includes interactive activities, unit quizzes, and a final exam.

Features:

  • Combination of Study Guide & Question & Answer books
  • Interactive activities to test knowledge base
  • Section quizzes
  • Final exam
Architectural History ARE Study Guide 4.0 (Print)—Brightwood Architecture Education Architectural History Study Guide 4.0 (Print) $59.95  Add to Cart 

A general knowledge of architectural history is needed to fully prepare for the ARE. Brightwood's Architectural History explores the theories, influences, characteristics, and major monuments that have established the architectural tradition from ancient times through the 21st century. This text also makes a great reference title for your library.

Features:

  • Quizzes featuring 70 questions with detailed answers
     
  • 51 question practice exam with in-depth rationales
     
  • Numerous sketches, plans, and diagrams
     
  • Reference list of notable structures
Architectural History Study Guide 4.0 (eBook)—Brightwood Architecture Education Architectural History Study Guide 4.0 (eBook) $59.95  Add to Cart 

A general knowledge of architectural history is needed to fully prepare for the ARE. Brightwood's Architectural History explores the theories, influences, characteristics, and major monuments that have established the architectural tradition from ancient times through the 21st century. This eBook also makes a great reference title for your library.

Features:

  • Quizzes featuring 70 questions with detailed answers
     
  • 51 question practice exam with in-depth rationales
     
  • Numerous sketches, plans, and diagrams
     
  • Reference list of notable structures

  Books have print limits that can range from 2 pages at a time and up. NOTE: Print limits are for each instance of hitting "print." There is not a limit to how much you can print in total from your book.