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A-E 3.04(1)(1)For the purpose of meeting experience requirements for registration as an architect, an applicant may claim certain education as equivalent to experience in architectural work, as provided in s. 443.03 (2), Stats. To qualify as equivalent to experience in architectural work, the education shall be obtained at a university, college or technical school approved by the architect section.
A-E 3.04(2) (2)The architect section shall approve all curricula in architecture that are accredited by the national architectural accrediting board (NAAB).
A-E 3.04(3) (3)Each 45 quarter hours or 30 semester hours of credit earned is equivalent to one year of work experience. The maximum equivalent that may be obtained is set forth in the table in figure 3.04 (3). - See PDF for table PDF
A-E 3.04 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1987, No. 374, eff. 3-1-87; CR 19-151: am. (1) Register May 2021 No. 785, eff. 6-1-21.
A-E 3.05 A-E 3.05 Examination.
A-E 3.05(1)(1)Architect examination required. An applicant for registration as an architect, unless applying under s. 443.10 (1), Stats., shall successfully complete the Architect Registration Examination administered by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, or an equivalent examination on architectural services approved by the architect section that measures the knowledge and skills necessary to competently practice architecture and tests the following architectural services and service elements:
A-E 3.05(1)(a) (a) Pre-design.
A-E 3.05(1)(a)1.1. Design objectives.
A-E 3.05(1)(a)2. 2. Space requirements.
A-E 3.05(1)(a)3. 3. Space relations.
A-E 3.05(1)(a)4. 4. Flexibility and expansibility.
A-E 3.05(1)(a)5. 5. Site requirements.
A-E 3.05(1)(b) (b) Site design.
A-E 3.05(1)(b)1.1. Land utilization.
A-E 3.05(1)(b)2. 2. Structures placement.
A-E 3.05(1)(b)3. 3. Form relationships.
A-E 3.05(1)(b)4. 4. Movement, circulation and parking.
A-E 3.05(1)(b)5. 5. Utility systems.
A-E 3.05(1)(b)6. 6. Surface and subsurface conditions.
A-E 3.05(1)(b)7. 7. Ecological requirements.
A-E 3.05(1)(b)8. 8. Deeds, zoning and construction.
A-E 3.05(1)(b)9. 9. Topography and relations to surrounding.
A-E 3.05(1)(b)10. 10. Architectural management and coordination.
A-E 3.05(1)(c) (c) Building design.
A-E 3.05(1)(c)1.1. Building sections, elevations and plans.
A-E 3.05(1)(c)2. 2. Selections and layout of building systems.
A-E 3.05(1)(c)3. 3. Structural considerations.
A-E 3.05(1)(c)4. 4. Mechanical considerations.
A-E 3.05(1)(c)5. 5. Electrical considerations.
A-E 3.05(1)(c)6. 6. Civil considerations.
A-E 3.05(1)(c)7. 7. Interior considerations.
A-E 3.05(1)(c)8. 8. Design documentation.
A-E 3.05(1)(d) (d) Building systems.
A-E 3.05(1)(d)1.1. Structural systems.
A-E 3.05(1)(d)2. 2. Lateral forces.
A-E 3.05(1)(d)3. 3. Mechanical, electrical and plumbing.
A-E 3.05(1)(d)4. 4. Miscellaneous systems.
A-E 3.05(1)(d)5. 5. Materials and methods.
A-E 3.05(1)(d)6. 6. Coordination.
A-E 3.05(1)(d)7. 7. Cost consideration.
A-E 3.05(1)(e) (e) Construction documents and services.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)1.1. Architectural drawings.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)2. 2. Structural drawings.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)3. 3. Interior drawings.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)4. 4. Specifications.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)5. 5. Cost estimates.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)6. 6. Bidding documents.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)7. 7. Organization and handling bids.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)8. 8. Bids evaluation.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)9. 9. Coordination and management.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)10. 10. Construction administration in office.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)11. 11. Construction administration in field.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)12. 12. Field tests.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)13. 13. Quotation requests and change orders.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)14. 14. Construction cost accounting.
A-E 3.05(1)(e)15. 15. Project close-out.
A-E 3.05(4) (4) Grading. The passing scores set by the architect section represent the minimum competency required to protect public health and safety.
A-E 3.05 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1987, No. 374, eff. 3-1-87; am. (2) and (7), Register, January, 1993, No. 445, eff. 2-1-93; am. (8) (b), Register, March, 1996, No. 483, eff. 4-1-96; am. (8) (a), Register, October, 1996, No. 490, eff. 11-1-96; am. (4), cr. (9), Register, January, 1999, No. 517, eff. 2-1-99; CR 09-079: am. (2) Register June 2010 No. 654, eff. 7-1-10; correction in (6) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671; correction in (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register May 2013 No. 689; CR 15-040: r. (2), (3), (5) Register May 2016 No. 725, eff. 6-1-16; CR 19-151: am. (1) (intro.), (4), r. (6) to (9) Register May 2021 No. 785, eff. 6-1-21.
A-E 3.06 A-E 3.06 Application contents. An application shall include all of the following:
A-E 3.06(1) (1)Transcripts or apprenticeship records verifying the applicant's education and training.
A-E 3.06(2) (2)References from at least 5 individuals having personal knowledge of the applicant's experience in the practice of architecture, 3 of whom are registered architects.
A-E 3.06(3) (3)A chronological history of the applicant's employment.
A-E 3.06(4) (4)Any additional data, exhibits or references showing the extent and quality of the applicant's experience that may be required by the architect section.
A-E 3.06 History History: Cr. Register, January, 1993, No. 445, eff. 2-1-93; am. (intro.) to (3), Register, January, 1999, No. 517, eff. 2-1-99.
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.