Law Passed: 1921 • Joined NCARB: 1926 • Region 6—Western (1963)
The Components of Licensure
1920s: The board grants four years of experience credit for an architecture degree.
1991: NAAB-accredited degrees are worth 60 months (five years).
1920s: Since its inception, the board has required eight years of education and experience.
1983: The IDP is accepted as part of the 96 months (eight years) of experience credit required.
2006: The board adopts an alternative to the IDP for candidates not participating in the IDP.
2009: The IDP is required.
1983: All applicants must pass the ARE.
Arizona is a multi-disciplinary board, regulating architecture, engineering, geology, landscape architecture, land surveying, home inspection, and the alarm industry. The board regulates approximately 45,000 registrants, 6,700 of which are architects.
The Board is comprised of nine members: two architects, three engineers-one of whom must be a civil engineer, one geologist, one landscape architect, one land surveyor and one public member. Arizona’s Governor appoints all the members.
Member of the NCARB Board of Directors
1958-62: A. John Brenner (Phoenix)