Robert E. Beach’s Nick Valadez Earns Architect Status

Falls Church’s Robert E. Beach Architects, LLC announced that staff member Nick Valadez completed the Architect Registration Examination to become a registered architect in the Commonwealth of Virginia and correspondingly his membership in the American Institute of Architects has been advanced to architect status.

The Architect Registration Examination is the professional architecture licensure examination and assesses candidates for their knowledge, skills, and ability to provide the various services required in the practice of architecture. The ARE is a seven-section, computer-based exam that concentrates on those architectural services that most affect the health, safety, and welfare of the public.

Valdez is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Architecture degree and has more than 10 years of professional architectural design services experience. He also maintains a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional standing with a Building Design and Construction (BD+C) specialty through the US Green Building Council. For more information about the Falls Church based architecture firm, visit