Award Overview

The NCARB Award is intended to address specific areas in which the academy can bridge the gap between education and practice and better prepare students for experience opportunities and future careers as architects.


Issues Central to the Practice of Architecture 

The 2012 NCARB Practice Analysis of Architecture indicated that the following knowledge/skill areas should receive greater emphasis during education. [more]

Resource Publications

In considering projects for the NCARB Award, applicants are encouraged to study the following issues and publications. [more]

Project Outcomes and Evaluations

The NCARB Award requires that applicants articulate the outcomes they expect to result from the proposed project. Projects must demonstrate for-credit curricular approaches and must articulate the learning outcomes the project is intended to produce. [more]

Award Funding

Each NCARB Award will be for a one-year time period. Project development must begin in January and be finalized in time for the class/seminar/studio to be offered no later than the fall term. [more]

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