308-12-005 - Definitions

308-12-005. Definitions

(1) "Architect of record" is the architect whose stamp or seal appears on the technical submission.

(2) "ARE" or "examination" means the architect registration examination written and administered by NCARB.

(3) "AXP" means the Architecture Experience Program established by NCARB, which is the structured training program currently recognized by the Washington state board for architects.

(4) "Building" means "structure" as defined in RCW 18.08.320.

(5) "Direct supervision," as in the phrase "under the direct supervision of an architect," as used in connection with architectural work experience for qualification and eligibility for the examination shall refer to any of the following conditions or situations:

(a) The supervising architect is an employer who is knowledgeable of the performance and competence of the applicant.

(b) The supervising architect works for the same employer as the applicant, and is either the direct superior of the applicant, or a co-worker knowledgeable and responsible for the efforts of the applicant.

(c) The supervising architect is licensed in an NCARB-recognized jurisdiction.

(6) "Entire examination" as referred to in RCW 18.08.360(3) means all divisions of the ARE.

(7) "Institution of higher education" as used in RCW 18.08.320 means a college or school recognized by the National Architectural Accreditation Board (NAAB) as having accredited programs in architecture.

(8) "IPAL" means the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure established by NCARB and is a structured path to earning an architectural license that gives students the opportunity to complete all core licensure requirements while earning a degree.

(9) "NAAB" means National Architectural Accreditation Board.

(10) "NCARB" means the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, of which the Washington board is a member.

(11) "Practical architectural work experience" means performing activities involved in the practice of architecture, as defined in RCW 18.08.320 and meeting the criteria in RCW 18.08.350.

(12) "Technical submission" means designs, drawings, specifications, studies, and other technical documents prepared for the submission to public authorities.

(Amended by WSR 21-01-127, Filed 12/15/2020, effective 1/15/2021)

Statutory Authority: RCW 18.08.340 and 43.24.086. 11-11-019, amended and recodified as § 308-12-005, filed 5/9/11, effective 7/1/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.96.060. 07-05-040, § 308-12-115, filed 2/15/07, effective 3/18/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.08.340. 02-11-082, § 308-12-115, filed 5/14/02, effective 6/14/02; 98-20-061, § 308-12-115, filed 10/2/98, effective 11/2/98; 91-12-061, § 308-12-115, filed 6/5/91, effective 7/6/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.08.320. 87-19-095 (Order PM 676), § 308-12-115, filed 9/17/87. Statutory Authority: 1985 c 37 § 5. 85-21-065 (Order PL 560), § 308-12-115, filed 10/17/85.

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