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DAVID DOUCETTE

LOS ANGELES / LAS VEGAS

David Doucette (RA, NCARB, LEED AP) is an award-winning architect. He is Founding Principal of resideARCHITECTURE, with over 25 years of experience in designing high-end residential projects.  In addition, David is founder of Architect Exam Prep and CSEprep.com and has been helping thousands of candidates successfully prepare for and pass the Architect Registration Exam (ARE) & the California Supplemental Exam (CSE) since 2010.

David received a professional Bachelors of Architecture from the Boston Architectural College (BAC). After working in Boston for eight years, David moved to New York City where he worked for two years. In 2000, he relocated to Los Angeles and worked with Dennis Gibbens Architect, specializing in high end residential design. David established his own firm in 2002 and, after receiving his California architect’s license in 2006, created reside architecture that included the implementation of a design/build model for 3 years in which he achieved a Silver LEED rating for a major remodel to an existing residence in West Hollywood, California.

He is a licensed architect, general contractor, and real estate broker in California, as well as a licensed architect in New York and Nevada. David splits his time on the Westside of Los Angeles with his two boys, and in Las Vegas. He enjoys social media, hiking, backpacking, rockclimbing, scuba diving, sailing, and running marathons.

ERIC COREY FREED

PORTLAND

Eric Corey Freed (RA, LEED Fellow, LFA, EcoDistricts AP) is an award-winning architect, author, and global speaker. He is Founding Principal of organicARCHITECT, a visionary design leader in biophilic and regenerative design, and has over 25 years of experience in designing for and consulting on deep green projects across North America.

Eric currently teaches Sustainable Design at Boston Architectural College, and he co-developed the Sustainable Design programs at the Academy of Art University and University of California Berkeley Extension.  He has educated more than 250,000 people across all 50 states and 7 countries on issues related to sustainability, high-performance building, and the built environment.

Eric is the author of 11 books, including the bestselling “Green Building & Remodeling for Dummies.”  His how-to book, “Green$ense for your Home” won the 2011 Outstanding Book Award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors.  In 2012, he was named one of the 25 “Best Green Architecture Firms” in the US, and one of the “Top 10 Most Influential Green Architects.”  In 2017, he was named one of Build’s American Architecture Top 25 and the following year, Fixr’s Top 200 Influencers in the Construction Industry.  He enjoys drawing, painting, graphic design, and the occassional brisk walk.

About Architect Exam Prep LLC

We are two licensed architects who have a love for teaching and helping people get their license.  For the last decade, Architect Exam Prep has helped thousands of candidates pass their AREs through their fun and innovative study guides and coaching programs.

About the A.R.E.

The Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) is an exam of 6 divisions used to assess your knowledge and skills regarding the practice of Architecture. Developed by NCARB, the exam is accepted by every state in the U.S. as a pathway to becoming a Licensed Architect.