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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 3,000 experts from about 500 member organisations with a research, university, industry or government background, who collectively are active in all aspects of research and innovation for building and construction.

CIB is the acronym of the abbreviated French (former) name: "Conseil International du Bâtiment" (in English: International Council for Building). In 1998 the abbreviation was kept but the full name changed to:


CIB W107 Construction in Developing Countries New Book
We are happy to announce CIB W107 will be submitting a book manuscript to Taylor & Francis. Book Title: “Improving the Performance of Construction Industries in Developing Countries: Programmes, initiatives, achievements and challenges”.
Issue 6, 2020
Message from the CIB President
This is a special newsletter ahead of our Board meetings, Commission Co-ordinator sessions and General Assembly next week, which for the time in our 67-year history will be held as online sessions.
Issue 5, 2020