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What organization deals with color and color measurement?

Tuesday, February 20, 2018


What is the name of the organization that focuses on color and design trends?

Tuesday, February 13, 2018


What is the name of the evolving field of practice and research that can measure current environmental conditions and enable buildings to adapt their form, shape, color or character and respond accordingly?

Tuesday, October 17, 2017


True or false: A California survey conducted by an energy provider found that 80 percent of homeowners preferred having both natural gas and electricity rather than an all-electric home.

Wednesday, August 23, 2017


In what French city is there a college focused on education and training in the creation of murals?

Tuesday, August 1, 2017


In what country is the central office of the international organization that deals with color and color measurement?

Monday, April 10, 2017


What is the term for the decorative technique that fools the eye?

Tuesday, October 4, 2016


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

Monday, August 22, 2016


What name is sometimes given to a faux version of marble?

Monday, August 15, 2016


If a mural fools the eye, what is the name of the technique used to create it?

Tuesday, May 31, 2016


The Graffiti Resource Council is an affiliate of what larger organization?

Tuesday, March 22, 2016


True or false: Portland cement plaster is another name for stucco.

Monday, March 21, 2016


Which coating type is used on EIFS?

Thursday, March 17, 2016


The International Commission on Illumination deals with what subject?

Friday, February 26, 2016


What British paint company has evocative names for paint colors, such as Elephant’s Breath and Dead Salmon?

Friday, February 12, 2016


True or false: According to an architect quoted in a recent D+D article, with architectural color, “the more permanent the element, the more neutral we are with color.”

Friday, September 4, 2015


True or false: SSPC’s recently issued technology update on fluoropolymer finish coats deals with architectural as well as industrial applications.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015


True or false: A fingerprint technique is a qualitative test to determine the cleanability of a coating.

Friday, March 27, 2015


True or false: Concrete repair materials can be created to match the appearance of the original concrete.

Monday, March 23, 2015


What artist is noted for his colorful glass sculptures?

Wednesday, February 4, 2015


How is talc normally classified as a pigment in coatings?

Monday, September 8, 2014


True or false: Because dyes react chemically with concrete, they are not true to their color charts.

Thursday, July 24, 2014


The International Commission on Illumination deals with what subject?

Thursday, June 12, 2014


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

Monday, December 23, 2013


The Architectural Painting Decision Tree, a web-based tool for selecting and specifying architectural coatings, was developed and launched in 2013 by MPI with the development help of what other organization?

Wednesday, October 30, 2013


True or false: Recently reported research has confirmed that men can distinguish subtle color differences better than women.

Tuesday, March 19, 2013


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

Monday, November 12, 2012


What is another name for stucco?

Wednesday, October 24, 2012


True or false: A higher percentage of women than of men perceive color incorrectly.

Thursday, June 21, 2012


What organization gives the annual HUE awards recognizing outstanding use of color in architecture and interior design?

Thursday, May 17, 2012


Which of the following projects will not be recognized as a AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Project at the AIA 2012 National Convention and Design Exposition in Washington, D.C.?

Friday, April 27, 2012


Construction recently began on a building that is being called the "greenest" commercial building on the planet. This project is under way in which of the following cities?

Tuesday, September 13, 2011


What is another name for stucco?

Monday, May 16, 2011


True or false: A higher percentage of men than women percieve color incorrectly.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011


   
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