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Do you want to be an Architect? will lead you through the steps in becoming an architect. The "Three Es" of architecture will be your guide. They are: Education, Experience and Examination. Whether you are a high school student, a parent, a university student or an intern, these are the three core principles of the architecture profession. You must satisfy all three parts to call yourself an "Architect." This Web site will give you an overview to the varied and diverse paths to a career in architecture and of the requirements for registration.

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Summer 2013 Architecture Programs
Dates and Locations Vary

Chicago Architecture + Design College Day
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Harold Washington College
Chicago, IL

AIAS College and Career Expo at AIAS FORUM 2013
December 30, 2013
Chicago, IL