Lockwood Fire Station
(Lockwood) Billings, MT
Completed 2015

Collaborative Design Architects
2280 Grant Road, Suite C
Billings, Montana 59101

A clean, modern, 20,000 square foot critical response facility; this fire station was designed to grow with the community of Lockwood and should serve as a hub of operations for years to come.

Lockwood Fire Station
(Lockwood) Billings, MT
Completed 2015

Collaborative Design Architects
2280 Grant Road, Suite C
Billings, Montana 59101

A clean, modern, 20,000 square foot critical response facility; this fire station was designed to grow with the community of Lockwood and should serve as a hub of operations for years to come.

How to Be an Architect

Architects must be licensed before they can practice as an architect or call themselves an architect. There are three main steps in becoming an architect: education, internship and examination.

  • Education: The Montana State University School of Architecture offers a Master of Architecture professional degree that is fully accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). In the United States, most state registration boards require a degree from an accredited professional degree program as a prerequisite.
  • Internship: Most state architectural registration boards require architectural graduates to complete an internship in order to become licensed.
  • Examination: All states require the completion of the Architect Registration Examination, in order to gain licensure within the 54 jurisdictions covered by the National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB).


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