Solving the graphic vignettes is just like developing buildings in adherence to a set of standards. They aren’t looking for anything fancy, just up to code and efficient space planning. Remember to keep thinking basic stuff when working out the vignette.

To find the NCARB practice software for each exam (along with their respective study guides) follow this link on


Video Tutorials



Graphic Vignettes per ARE Sections:

 Programming, Planning & Practice

Site Zoning

Site Planning & Design

Site Grading

Site Design

Building Design & Construction Systems


Stair Design

Roof Plan

Schematic Design

Interior Layout

Building Layout

Structural Systems

Structural Layout

Building Systems

Mechanical & Electrical Plan

Construction Documents & Services

Building Section


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.