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Newsletter 1997 - 1

CIB Publications: What do You Mean by Quality?, by Ir. J.J. de Bruijn
Around Commissions
Exploratory Meeting on Open Building, Tokyo, Japan, 1-2 November 1996
TG16 - Best Practice for Sustainable Construction: Preparation of Publication
TG19 - Designing for the Ageing Society: Announcement 1st Official Meeting, Trondheim, Norway, 18-20 June 1997
TG20 - Geographical Information Systems: 1st Meeting of TG20, Gävle, Sweden, 4-5 October 1996
TG21 - Climatic Data for Building Services: Inaugural Meeting, Manchester, United Kingdom, 7-8 April 1997
W018 - Timber Structures: Announcement Next Meeting, August 1997
W023 - Wall Structures: Meeting Report and Future Activities
W024 - Open Industrialisation in Building: 4th Meeting of W024, Tokyo, Japan, 28 to 31 October 1996
W060 - Performance Concept in Building: New Coordinator (George Ang) and New Secretary (Leo Hendriks)
W060 - The Performance Concept in Building: Electronic Communication
W065 - Organisation and Management of Construction: Workshop, Oslo, Norway
W083 - Roofing Materials and Systems: Commission Update
W087 - Post-Construction Liability and Insurance and TG15 - Construction: Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution: 12th Plenary Meeting Report, Oslo, Norway, 29 September - 1 October 1996
W089 - Building Research and Education: International Conference on Construction Modernisation and Education, Beijing, China, 21-24 October 1996: Report
From the CIB Management
Summary Remarks of the 1996 CIB Beijing International Conference in Beijing, China
An Overview of the Construction Industry in China
A Coordinator's Vision, by George Ang and Leo Hendriks
CIB-ASTM-ISO-RILEM: 3rd International Symposium on Applications of the Performance Concept in Building, Tel-Aviv, Israel, December 1996: Report
Proposed New Activity: Small Scale Automation (and Mechanisation) on Construction Sites
From the CIB General Secretariat
The Secretary General's Column: Your Input Please!
Forthcoming Meetings
TG21 - Climatic Data for Building Services: Climatic Data for Building Services and Simulation, Manchester, United Kingdom, 7-8 April 1997
W065 - Organisation and Management of Construction: Workshop on Cultural Factors Affecting International Transfer of Organisation and Management Best Practice, Oslo, Norway, 6-7 June 1997
W072 - Urban Planning: Technological Change and Urban Form: The 5th International Workshop, Jakarta, Indonesia, 18-20 June 1997
W055 - Building Economics: Information Support for Building Economics, Salford and English Lake District, 1-5 September 1997
The Liaison Committee: 1st International Conference on Composite Construction - Conventional and Innovative, Innsbruck, Austria, 16-18 September 1997
W083 - Low Sloped Roofing System: the 4th International Symposium on Roofing Technology - Challenges of the 21st Century, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, 17-19 September 1997
Healthy Buildings/IAQ '97 - Global Issues and Regional Solutions, Washington DC, USA, 28 September - 2 October 1997
W040 - Heat and Moisture Transfer in Buildings, Kyoto, Japan, 7-10 October 1997
W062 - Water Supply and Drainage for Buildings: '97 Symposium, Yokohama, Japan, 10-12 November 1997
14th CIB World Building Congress, Gävle, Sweden, 7-12 June 1998
W099 - Safety and Health on Construction Sites: 2nd International Conference - Implementation of Safety and Health on Construction Sites, Honolulu, Hawai'i, 24-27 March 1999
New Publications
W055 - Building Economics: Proceedings of the W055 Seminar held in Moscow, 4-8 September 1996 (CIB Publication 197)
W018 - Timber Structures: Proceedings of the 29th Meeting held in Bourdeaux, France, August 1996
Encouraged Journals
Energy and Buildings, Volume 24, Number 3, October 1996
Applied Acoustics, Volume 49, Number 3, November 1996
Construction Management and Economics, Volume 14, Number 6, November 1996
Automation in Construction, Volume 5, Number 4, October 1996