ARE Library

The Architect Registration Examination (ARE) Library is located at the AIA Pittsburgh office, located at 945 Liberty Avenue, Loft #3, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

ARE Library Rules

ARE study materials ARE only available to AIA members. Not an AIA Member? Find out how to become a member.

Please contact Natalie Grandinetti  ahead of time to check for availability, ngrandinetti@aiapgh.org or 412.471.9548

Members may only check out one section from the Kaplan Library and one of the PPI books per 2-week check out period.

In order to check-out materials, members will need to provide a credit or debit card, form of identification, and AIA member number.

It is expected that members will return materials by the due date. Members will be charged the full replacement value for materials not received within 5 business days of the return date.

Visit the NCARB website to find out more about becoming a licensed architect.

ARE Study Materials

Practice Vignettes
  • Architectural History
  • Building Design & Construction Systems
  • Building Systems
  • Construction Documents & Services
  • Programming Planning & Practice
  • Site Planning & Design
  • Structural Systems
  • Schematic Design
Flash Cards
  • Architectural History
  • Building Design & Construction Systems
  • Building Systems
  • Construction Documents & Services
  • Programming Planning & Practice
  • Site Planning & Design
  • Structural Systems
Questions & Answers
  • Architectural History
  • Building Design & Construction Systems
  • Building Systems
  • Construction Documents & Services
  • Programming Planning & Practice
  • Site Planning & Design
  • Structural Systems
Study Guides
  • Architectural History
  • Building Design & Construction Systems
  • Building Systems
  • Construction Documents & Services
  • Programming Planning & Practice
  • Site Planning & Design
  • Structural Systems
PPI ARE Review Manual Copy 1
PPI ARE Review Manual 2