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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2021
To meet increasing demands for ___ in the Asia region, chemicals company Nouryon has recently opened a new production facility in Ningbo, China.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2021
The use of thermocol or extended polystyrene as a composite material in reinforced concrete could help buildings resist ____.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2021
In a new quarterly Home Building Geography Index report, a shift of residential construction within suburban and lower-cost market areas is most notably pronounced within which sector?

MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently announced plans to better combat ___ exposure, both indoors and outdoors.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2021
French organizations involved in the Notre Dame cathedral restoration are considering a design change for which part of the building?

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2021
Local preservationists successfully prevented the demolition of Frank Lloyd Wright’s 1894 Fredrick Bagley House in which state?

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2021
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced recently that it would grant $11.6 million in grants, marking the __ year that the grant money increased.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2021
Researchers with Fraunhofer Institute of Wood Research, Wilhelm-Klauditz-Institut are reportedly developing a bio-based, _____ paint to protect wood.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2021
The Boston City Council recently approved a new ordinance that requires all buildings larger than 20,000 square feet to eliminate carbon emissions by when?

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2021
A plan for a $400 billion city, dubbed Telosa, will reportedly have shared ownership of land for residents, a transparent governance, eco-friendly architecture and room for ____ people.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2021
The National Park Service announced that it had awarded how much money to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum?

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2021
Local Pittsburgh amusement park, Kennywood Park, recently invited park visitors to vote on the new color for which roller coaster?

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2021
The budget for construction on Seattle’s KeyArena has increased from $600 million to over $1 billion, in part due to the arena’s status of a historic building because of its exterior glass and ____.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently issued a temporary emergency statement requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workforces are either fully vaccinated or that unvaccinated employees provided negative COVID-19 tests how often?

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2021
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology are reporting that they have developed a new method of prevention infections by using ____ coatings.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2021
The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced extended compliance dates for requirements of which PBT chemical?

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2021
Since its announcement in May 2017, construction of a multi-use park funded by the Obama Foundation has been delayed due to lawsuits and opposition in what U.S. city?

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2021
As part of one of the largest contracts in New Orleans, the mixed-use Morial Convention Center has a contract that is worth how much?

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2021
Subsequent investigations following the collapse of Florida’s Champlain Towers South on June 24 led to the evacuation of a two-story building in South Beach after a ___ system failure.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2021
The Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces announced that it has developed a programmable photocatalyst that can distinguish between ___ of light.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2021
Since February 2020, construction employment has increased in how many states?

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2021
In an attempt to mitigate the effects of the construction labor shortage, contractors are using a __ as a new medium to spread more information about the industry.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2021
True or False: Paul Bruhn Construction Revitalization Grants is a program that finances construction in rural areas.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2021
Tesla Energy, along with Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. and Dacra, announced an initiative for a neighborhood run largely on what type of renewable energy?

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2021
In an attempt to keep homes cooler, an India startup company is using the waste of what material to create a lightweight roofing option?

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2021
The EPA announced that it intends to change what can and cannot be risk evaluated beginning with a screening-level approach for ___ and water fenceline assessments.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2021
Opening in London in May 2021, the “Sky Pool,” a transparent pool bridge between buildings that people can swim through, is made of what type of panels?

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2021
True or False: After the Grenfell Tower, a U.K. high-rise, caught fire in 2017, subsequent investigation found that zinc cladding had been used to save money, which ultimately put the building at risk.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2021
What type of protection violations for workplace safety standards have been at the top of the safety violation list for the past decade, prompting the recent “Weekend Work” initiative in Colorado?

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2021
During a presentation at the CoatingsTech Conference, Research Fellow Wenjun Wu explained that what type of polymer is the cornerstone of waterborne paint formulations?

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2021
Researchers at Simon Fraser University developed a new waterproof coating based on a combination of chemicals known as what?

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2021
University of Central Florida researchers announced that they were working on a protective coating that would target and kill the COVID-19 virus using what type of radiation?

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2021
To begin restoration of the Notre Dame cathedral, officials need to remove the lattice, which is made up of how many metal tubes?

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2021
The new Department of Veterans Affairs hospital slated to be built in Louisville, Kentucky, was recently confirmed by officials to include how much space?

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 2021
As of 2020, which country holds the record for the greatest number of buildings completed that are over 200 meters tall?

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2021
In Aries, France, the Luma Foundation produced a natural material to reduce the carbon footprint of Frank Gehry’s tower by using salt, algae and what type of flower?

TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2021
To build safer and more sustainable airports, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration announced it has awarded how much in grants:

MONDAY, AUGUST 30, 2021
True or False: The U.S. military recently invested in 3D printing to build barracks in Texas using a mixture of sand, cement and super phosphate.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2021
According to PaintCare, how many gallons of paint have officially been recycled since the nonprofit began in 2009?

THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2021
Which city is funding an initiative to have local artists paint alley doors with imagery that reflects the city’s the history and culture?

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25, 2021
True or False: California’s adoption of the 2022 Building Energy Efficiency Standards will provide code for clean, low-carbon technology for residential homes only.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2021
The Architecture Billing Index has recorded what score for July 2021?

MONDAY, AUGUST 23, 2021
Following the collapse of Champlain Towers South in Florida, investigation announced that they found what type of building failure, which contributed to the collapse?

FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 2021
In April, researchers at Rice University announced that they would continue to work on converting waste from rubber tires into what substance to strengthen concrete?

THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2021
Researchers have recently discovered that using a transparent graphene veil can prevent up to what percentage of pigment fading in painted artworks?

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2021
Engineers based out of the University of Maryland, College Park, recently developed a compression method for wood that removed the polymer lignin, which made the wood how many times stronger?

TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2021
True or False: When bacterial communities form in concrete, some bacteria can produce calcium carbonate for up to one year.

MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2021
Which state is proposing a bill that would bring together all parties involved in a public contracting process to create a 21-member Construction Advisory Council on Public Contracting Reform?

FRIDAY, AUGUST 13, 2021
After going live with its microgrid, the Pittsburgh International Airport is now entirely powered by what type of distributed energy?

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2021
True or False: China’s National Development and Reform Commission recently announced a ban on buildings taller than 430 meters.


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