The NCARB Architectural Experience Program (AXP) is a mandatory requirement in our state for the Architect Registration Exam (ARE). AXP was formerly known as IDP.

Washington has two AXP coordinators who you can contact if you have questions about the program. Tyler Gates Assoc. AIA and Neha Goel, AIA are appointed by the AIA and are a resource for the profession for Eastern and Western Washington, respectively.

Tyler Gates Assoc. AIA
Eastern WA

Tyler graduated from USC in 2020 and recently completed the AREs to became licensed in Washington With this recent accomplishment she looks forward to using her journey and testing experience while it is still fresh in her mind. Tyler works at ALSC in Spokane, focusing on K-12 and sports/rec projects. 

Tyler grew up in Pasco, WA and has been excited to work on projects that help better communities throughout Eastern Washington. As a developing professional herself, she looks forward to helping support those who are also navigating and expanding their careers. 

Contact: 509-838-8568

Neha Goel, AIA, LEED AP (BD+C)
Seattle, WA

Neha is an associate at Weber Thompson and a core team member of firm’s internal sustainability task force. She works on high performance building projects in Weber Thompson’s workplace studio. She is the Project Architect and Construction Administrator for 35 Stone, a mixed-use mass timber commercial office project in Fremont targeting Living Building Petal Certification.  

She earned her NCARB certificate through the Foreign Architect Path in 2021 and has since been a NCARB Licensing Advisor. She is committed to mentoring candidates with diverse foreign architecture education backgrounds to accelerate their path to licensure in the US and to help grow a pool of ethnically diverse next generation architects to meet AIA’s Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging goals. 

Contact: 206-344-5700 x240