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An Icelandic architecture firm is looking to use what natural material to construct buildings?


The Women’s Center & Shelter of Greater Pittsburgh was recently awarded what level of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification for its building renovation?


True or False: A new residential building in Switzerland is expected to become the tallest cross-laminated timber building in the world upon its completion.


According to the latest Architectural Billings Index, the ABI score rose how many points in March?


True or False: The recently approved London MSG Sphere will have an interior display that is expected to be the biggest and highest-resolution LED screen in the world.


True or False: The London High Court ruled to continue work on a Holocaust Memorial and Learning Center project in the United Kingdom last month.


What concrete method was used in a curved space as part of the American Museum of Natural History’s expansion in New York?


Global architectural and design practice Populous was recently hired to design a proposed stadium for what National Football League team?


New York-based Deborah Berke Partners has recently transformed two late __________ townhouses on the University of Pennsylvania’s campus in Philadelphia.


The 2022 Pavilion for the London-based Serpentine Galleries will be constructed with primarily what material?


How many different shades of pink paint were used to update Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland Paris this year?


How many consecutive months was the Architectural Billings Index positive from January 2021 to January 2022?


Researchers are studying a 2,050-year-old Roman tomb, built using volcanic aggregate, for insight into what?


The Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentive Program provides ____ income tax credit for the rehabilitation of historic income-producing buildings.


Australian competitors won the Tallinn Architecture Biennale 2022 competition with a structure that highlighted the repurpose and reuse of local materials, as well as sustainable design, by using what?


An architecture firm in a London neighborhood featured ____ in a housing project, based on a nearby statue.


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


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?


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


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 ____.


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


The Architecture Billing Index has recorded what score for July 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?


In November 2020, the Virgin Hyperloop company announced that it had conducted a trial with human passengers in a hyperloop capsule that ultimately reached how many miles per hour?


Who was the recipient of the 2021 Royal Gold Medal for Architecture from the Royal Institute of British Architects?


True or false: China’s National Development and Reform Commission recently issued a ban on “ugly” and “weird” architecture?


Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Piano's studio Renzo Piano Building Workshop and executive architect Gensler, the new domed structure at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures in Los Angeles features 1,500 glass shingles cut into how many different shapes?


Dutch architect Anne Holtrop recently featured her gypsum-cast designs in a remodeled London boutique. Not the first time on display, when were Holtrop’s designs first introduced?


According to a recent PaintSquare Daily News article, the crown jewel of Amazon’s second headquarters is _________.


What color movement eventually spread to nearly every American city with similar architecture, with notable concentrations in St. Louis, Baltimore, New Orleans and Cincinnati?


Bjarke Ingels Group recently partnered with ICON, a construction technology developer, and SEArch+, to begin designing a sustainable habitat for where?


In December, the American Institute of Architects Board of Directors adopted new rules into the association’s Code of Ethics, prohibiting certain designs of what types of facilities?


True or false: The American institute of Architects recently updated its B109-2020, Standard Form of Agreement Between Owner and Architect for a Multi-Family Residential or Mixed-Use Residential Project.


Awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects and approved by Her Majesty The Queen, who was the 2021 recipient of the Royal Gold Medal?


Recently, the American Institute of Architects and the American Institute of Steel Construction joint-issued a paper to describe the roles and responsibilities of project participants in design collaboration scenarios. The paper was born out of noticing what two commonly used terms?


True or false: The American Institute of Architects recently supported a proposed Executive Order mandating classical architecture for federal properties.


True or false: According to the AIA, a sustainability consultant can be an architect or a non-architect.


The most stringent performance standard for organic coatings on architectural aluminum requires how many years of successful performance on panels exposed at a South Florida test site?


True of false: The steel used in the overhead canopy of the Banc of California Stadium for major league soccer was coated with a zinc/epoxy/polyurethane system in the shop to achieve speed and efficiency.


What organization published a white paper to help all architects understand the need for materials transparency?


True or false: Preservationists always prefer penetrating sealers over coatings on masonry substrates in work to preserve historic structures.


What organization provides research grants to fund projects that will advance the future of architectural design and practice?


True or false: In determining the type and color of original finishes on historical structures, sophisticated techniques of chemical analysis are not effective.


Which process aims to depict a building at a particular time in its history by preserving materials from the period of significance and removing materials from other periods?


Consisting of casein, clay, earth pigments and lime, this material is used mostly by decorative painters to create a flat, coarse finish on antiques and historic substrates.


What organization publishes standards for the treatment of historic properties?


What is the difference between vapor barriers and an air barriers in terms of their resistance requirements?


What organization bills itself as “an international association of building envelope consultants"?


What organization is focused on “telling the stories of architecture, engineering and design”?


Which process aims to depict a building at a particular time in its history by preserving materials from the period of significance and removing materials from other periods?


How are acrylic polymer-based coatings used in the building envelopes of architectural structures?


Where is the National Building Museum?


For the first time, the American Institute of Architects has awarded its Gold Medal to a woman. She is:


A new UK government crackdown on “wasteful extravagance in educational architecture” recommends all of these for future schools except:


 
 
   

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