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) ( 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: (for AXP questions only)
    • Drew Kleman
      502 W Riverside, Suite 200
      Spokane, WA 99201
      Phone: 509.328.6464
      Email: (for AXP questions only)
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