Database Publications

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BRI Special Issue on Climate Change and Regulations
BRI Special Issue on Climate Change and Regulations.This special issue explores the rationale and performance of current building regulations, their possible alteration and more radical alternatives. It asks what forms of policy design are appropriate for mitigating and adapting buildings to climate change - particularly for the existing building stock.
Issue 4, 2016
New CIB Publication: Loads and actions on Sandwich Panels
This free CIB Publication provides guidance on the application of loads and actions on sandwich panels. It gives advice within the scope of EN 14509 and on structural sandwich panels, focusing on specific aspects not considered by EN 1990 and EN 1991, amended with some explanatory remarks to EN 14509.
Issue 1, 2016


Of all CIB and CIB related publications descriptions are given, including: title, type of publication (for example: proceeding, state-of-the-art annalysis or practice recommendation), year of publication, where to download a free copy (if applicable) or where to order and for what price, which CIB commission is responsible (if applicable) and a brief summary of its content.

The Publications can be accessed via:
  • Go to database: via a search page that allows to search on a publication's title, year of publication, number of responsible CIB commission, author or registered CIB Publication number.

ICONDA . CIBlibrary

In principle all ever produced CIB publications are (or are being) included in the open access CIB library section of the ICONDA database as free downloadable PDF documents. This includes amongst others:
  • scanned copies of hundreds of older publications
  • both the full proceedings (± 25 each year) and the single papers (±over 2500 each year) from all CIB and CIB Co-sponsored conferences.
The database allows for a simple or more detailed search for papers and publications, using the indexing metadata as well as full-text search of the documents in the repository (digital manuscripts and OCR-processed hardcopy scans).

Specified search by title, author, year, source and keywords, as well as conference data, CIB Commissions/Task Groups or Priority Themes is provided.