NAAB Student Performance Criteria

1. Verbal and Writing Skills (*)
2. Graphic Skills (*)
3. Research Skills (*)
4. Critical Thinking Skills (*)
5. Fundamental Design Skills
6. Collaborative Skills (*)
7. Human Behavior
8. Human Diversity (*)
9. Use of Precedents (*)
10. Western Traditions (*)
11. Non-western Traditions (*)
12. National and Regional Traditions (*)
13. Environmental Conservation (*)
14. Accessibility
15. Site Conditions (*)
16. Formal Ordering Systems
17. Structural Systems
18. Environmental Systems (*)
19. Life-Safety Systems
20. Building Envelope Systems (*)
21. Building Service Systems (*)
22. Building Systems Integration (*)
23. Legal Responsibilities
24. Building Code Compliance (*)
25. Building Materials and Assemblies (*)
26. Building Economics and Cost Control (*)
27. Detailed Design Development (*)
28. Technical Documentation (*)
29. Comprehensive Design (*)
30. Program Preparation
31. The Legal Context of Architectural Practice
32. Practice Organization and Management
33. Contracts and Documentation
34. Professional Internship (*)
35. Architects' Leadership Roles (*)
36. The Context of Architecture (*)
37. Ethics and Professional Judgment (*)

(*) potential for adaptation of criteria to explicit sustainable environmental design principles