Join Virginia Tech School of Architecture and Design for “Structural Technology for Practicing and Intern Architects.”  This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of the structural technology topics that every architect should be aware of. It also helps intern architects prepare for the structural portions of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE5.0) offered by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).

Part One (General Structures) reviews the necessary knowledge on structural theory and behavior of different building components in steel, concrete, and wood. Part Two (Lateral Forces) emphasizes the effects of lateral forces on buildings and structural framing layout. These classes meet on Saturday May 22, Sunday May 23, and Saturday June 5, 2021.

A copy of STRUCTURAL SYSTEMS Second Edition book.
– Up to 32 LU hours approved by the American Institute of Architects for Parts One and Two
– A complete overview of the topics on the Architect Registration Examination
– A complete set of information on the theoretical and practical aspects of building structures
Detailed information on the effects of wind and earthquakes that every architect has to know
– Terms used by structural engineers to improve communication between architect and structural engineer.

Learn more and register here.