AIA Hong Kong


Event On : May 16, 2024

ARE 5.0 Study Program 2024

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Date(s) - May 16, 2024
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Dear Friends of AIA Hong Kong


The Young Architects Group (YAG) of the AIA Hong Kong Chapter is proud to launch our 2024 Architect Registration Exam (ARE) Study Program to assist emerging professionals with their ARE preparation. Successfully passing the exam will be a significant milestone in your journey towards obtaining your American architectural license, which holds widespread international recognition and opens doors for career advancement within the profession.


Led by US licensed AIA Hong Kong members, our study sessions integrate content review, study strategies, tips and tricks, and sample questions. Below are details of the ARE 5.0 Study Program for this year:

Session Date / Time Topics
1 May 16 (Thursday)
7:00 – 9:00 PM
  • Introduction of ARE & registration procedure
  • Recommendation of study materials
  • ARE Division: Project Planning & Design (PPD)
    • Environmental Condition & Context
    • Codes & Regulations
    • Building Systems, Materials & Assemblies
  • ARE Division: Project Development & Documentation (PDD)
    • Integration of Building Materials & Systems
    • Construction Documentation
2 July 4 (Thursday)
7:00 – 9:00 PM
  • ARE Division: Project Planning & Design (PPD)
    • Building Systems, Materials & Assemblies
    • Project Integration of Program & Systems
    • Project Costs & Budgeting
  • ARE Division: Project Development & Documentation (PDD)
    • Project Manual & Specifications
    • Codes & Regulations
    • Construction Cost Estimates
3 September 19 (Thursday)
7:00 – 9:00 PM
  • ARE Division: Programming & Analysis (PA)
    • Environmental & Contextual Conditions
    • Codes & Regulations
    • Site Analysis & Programming
    • Building Analysis & Programming
  • ARE Division: Construction & Evaluation (CE)
    • Reconstruction Activities
    • Construction Observation
    • Administrative Procedures & Protocols
    • Project Closeout & Evaluation
4 December 19 (Thursday)
7:00 – 9:00 PM
  • ARE Division: Practice Management (PcM)
    • Business Operations
    • Finances, Risk & Development of Practice
    • Practice-Wide Delivery of Services
    • Practice Methodologies
  • ARE Division: Project Management (PjM)
    • Resource Management
    • Project Work Planning
    • Contracts
    • Project Execution
    • Project Quality Control



  1. Guest speakers may be invited for the above sessions.
  2. All sessions are provided gratis and will be offered both in-person and online via Zoom.
  3. Sessions 1 and 2 are open to both members and non-members of the AIA. Sessions 3 and 4 require AIA membership for registration.


Our first ARE review session will be held at the Steelcase Showroom in Central – details below.

We hope to see you there!


Date May 16, 2024 (Thursday)
Time 7:00 – 9:00 PM
Venue Steelcase WorkLife Center, 15/F Kinwick Centre, 32 Hollywood Road (In-person)
Zoom (Online)
Fee Gratis
Quota 20 (In-person)

To join us in-person, please sign up HERE.
To join us online, please sign up HERE.



Winnie Lo, AIA

Winnie Lo is a registered Architect in New York State. She completed her ARE and AXP requirements in late 2021 and moved back to Hong Kong in 2022 where she is currently Chair of the Chapter’s ARE Study Group. Professionally, she is working on the Redevelopment of the Ho Sin Hang Campus at Hong Kong Baptist University in her role as an Architect at Wong & Ouyang.


The 2024 ARE 5.0 Study Program is proudly sponsored by Steelcase Learning, a Corporate Affiliate Member of AIA Hong Kong.

Steelcase Learning is passionate about helping to create the conditions for lifelong learning. Its insight-led solutions and settings inspire people to become engaged, active learners within and beyond the classroom.


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