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CIB in Brief

CIB is the acronym of the abbreviated French (former) name: "Conseil International du Bâtiment" (in English this is: International Council for Building). In the course of 1998, the abbreviation has been kept but the full name changed into:


CIB was established in 1953 as an Association whose objectives were to stimulate and facilitate international cooperation and information exchange between governmental research institutes in the building and construction sector, with an emphasis on those institutes engaged in technical fields of research.

CIB has since developed into a world wide network of over 5000 experts from about 500 member organisations with a research, university, industry or government background, who collectively are active in all aspects of research and innvation for building and construction. 

Smart, Sustainable and Healthy Cities: The 1st International Conference of the CIB Middle East & North Africa Research Network (CIB-MENA), 14-16 December 2014 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Cities in the Middle East and North Africa, are experiencing an unprecedented wave of urbanization. Topics of interest include: Planning, Management, Energy/Water Efficiency, Ecology, Waste Management, Building Materials and Components, Human Comfort and Health Issues, Assessment Methodologies etc.
Issue 5, 2014
W062 - Water Supply and Drainage for Buildings: 40th International Symposium - 8-10 September 2014 - Sao Paulo Brazil
The symposium is open to all experts, researchers, practitioners, regulators and industry from all over the world, with an interest in the developments in the field of water supply and drainage for buildings. The technical sessions offer rewarding opportunity for learning and networking with other professionals.
Issue 5, 2014