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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. 

W099 - International Health and Safety Conference on Benefitting Workers and Society through Inherently Safe(r) Construction, 10-11 September 2015 in Jordanstown Campus, Northern Ireland - First Announcement and Call for Papers
The conference sub-themes include: safe and healthy work as a positive social function, prevention through design/inherently safe(r) designs, safety and health in developing nations, ethical and moral challenges/social and societal responsibility, towards vision zero, workers conditions and quality of life.
Issue 7, 2014
CIB World Building Congress - Intelligent Built Environment for Life, 30 May - 3 June 2016, Tampere, Finland
The Congress' themes include: creating built environment of new opportunities, regarding nature and outdoor conditions, building up business operations and their logic, advancing products and services, understanding impacts and functioning of different solutions, shaping materials and technologies.
Issue 7, 2014