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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. 

Construction industry research achievement international conference
On the 22nd of October CIRAIC 2015 takes place in Kuala Lumpur. The 4th CIRAIC focuses on green construction, affordable and sustainable housing, innovative materials, BIM and Mechanisation, Modernisation, Industrialisation (MMI). Most of the invited speakers are CIB Board Members.
Issue 5, 2015
Call for Papers special session SASBE conference: Building Regulations and Control in the Face of Climate Change
As part of SASBE conference, a special session of the CIB TG79 will focus on the impact of climate change on the future direction of Building Regulation and Control. Contributors should report on challenges, innovative applications and recent research findings. The deadline for abstract submission is 31 August 2015.
Issue 5, 2015