LARE Preparatory Course Section C Review in Denver

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LARE Preparatory Course  Section C Review in Denver

Time: May 11, 2012 to May 13, 2012
Location: CSU Denver Extension
Street: 888 East Illiff Ave
City/Town: Denver, CO
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Event Type: lare, section, c, workshop
Organized By: Ray Freeman
Latest Activity: Apr 7, 2012

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LARE Preparatory Course

Section C Review

May 11-13, 2012   8:30 am-6:00 pm

CSU Denver Extension

East Iliff Avenue

Denver, CO   80210


Subjects Covered

Overview of the exam and Section C

Graphic conventions for Section C

Pre-exam planning and preparation for the LARE

Planning standards used in the Site Design section

Typical types of problems encountered in Section C

Site analysis and programming

Vehicular and pedestrian circulation systems

Site planning

Accessibility requirements

Setting priorities in solving vignettes

Implications of scale in using LARE standards


Students will complete timed problems covering basic skills required in planning and site design. Lectures on topics tested by the exam and encountered in professional practice will be given each day. The class takes a programmed approach to Section C, covering basic concepts and developing each subset of this section through lecture, discussion, and solving full vignette problems typical of those encountered on the LARE.

Class pin ups of a number of the vignettes may be done and solutions and issues discussed. Question and answer sessions will follow each work period. Desk crits while working are part of the class. A 90 page syllabus and  21 vignettes will be given out.


Instructor: Ray Freeman, of Freeman and Jewell Landscape Architecture. He has taught LARE review sessions since 2000. Over the past two years, 82 of 86 of Ray’s students sitting for section C have passed.


To obtain a flyer on this class, go to:


Any questions should be directed to David Gregory,

Denver Area Director, ASLA Colorado -


Tuition:     $300 ASLA Colorado member

                 $400 non-member

Payment by check or c c

Please make checks payable to:

ASLA Colorado


Registration Deadline is May 1.

Class size is limited to 25 students

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