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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:

INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL FOR RESEARCH AND INNOVATION IN BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

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. 

Free download: #IJLBE special issue Environmental Law
The special issue 'Environmental Law' of The International Journal of Law in the Built Environment (#ijlbe) is available for free download during the month of April. This issue discusses important themes such as environmental protection, biodiversity conservation and the ideologies of planning law.
Issue 4, 2015
CIB Secretariat Moves to Delft
Per April 1st, 2015 the CIB Secretariat will be located at the campus of the University of Technology in Delft, The Netherlands.
Issue 3, 2015