ARE Study Series: Project Planning & Design

With Kristen E. Locke, AIA

Saturday, December 9, 2023

Project Planning & Design (PPD) focuses on the preliminary design of sites and buildings. Participants should be able to demonstrate an understanding of and abilities in design concepts, sustainability/environmental design, universal design, and other forms of governing codes and regulations. (

In this session, Charlotte, North Carolina-based architect Kristen E. Locke, AIA will provide an overview of the following content areas included in PPD:

  • Environmental Conditions & Context
  • Codes & Regulations
  • Building Systems, Materials, & Assemblies
  • Project Integration of Program & Systems
  • Project Costs & Budgeting

Register now to join online or in person.


United Way Parking Garage
40 Courtland Street
Atlanta, GA 30303

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Date and time

Saturday, December 9, 2023
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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50 Hurt Plaza Ste 109
Atlanta, Georgia, 30303

Kristen E. Locke AIA , NCARB, NOMA, ASLA

Kristen is a sole practitioner based in North Carolina. She graduated with her Bachelor of Architecture from Tuskegee University and earned dual master’s degrees in architecture and information technology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Kristen is deeply engaged at AIA Charlotte and is currently serving on the board as associate director. She is passionate about the importance of support and encouragement for ARE candidates and hopes to make studying for ARE a little simpler.

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