Architects Experience Program: Architects

The Architects Experience Program (AXP) is a mandatory requirement in Washington State for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE). You may begin taking the exams while enrolled in AXP.

Questions? Need help?

  • If you have questions about enrollment in AXP, please contact the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) (ncarb.org). It's important to remember that the NCARB AXP training requirements are different than those established by the Washington State Board for Architects.
  • For more information, contact one of the following Washington State AXP co-coordinators, appointed and funded by the AIA as a resource for the profession:
    • Erica Loynd, AIA, LEED AP
      51 University Street, Suite 600
      Seattle, WA 98101
      Phone: 206.461.6000
      Email: eloynd@dlrgroup.com (for AXP questions only)
    • Drew Kleman
      502 W Riverside, Suite 200
      Spokane, WA 99201
      Phone: 509.328.6464
      Email: kleman@nystromolson.com (for AXP questions only)
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