By Gabrielle Golenda
The AIA has publicly denounced the decision of some states to remove licensure requirements for architects, a move that left some of our readers feeling rather verklempt. When the news broke last month, our comments section hosted a healthy confab on the issue.
And dear readers, we hear you! While the debate brews on, here’s a well-rounded takeaway of what has been been said thus far:
“Would you like to have an unregistered doctor? On the other hand removing the costly grip of NCARB would be a positive thing,” admitted Caleb Crawford.
Erin Walker agreed the licensing process was necessary, but ultimately the tests were are a ploy to make money, not test knowledge: “There should be a practice requirement for people holding roles on state boards, and NCARB. It seems that a lot of these people are just trying to catch a gravy train and have lost touch with doing any actual work.”
“I’d really like to see examples of how the licensing requirements have changed,” fumed Bryan Wick.
Read the full story HERE >>> Source: Archpaper Readers react to AIA’s statement on removing licensing requirements