ERIC Number: ED037976
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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Building Cost and Quality. Proceedings of the CIB Congress (4th, Ottawa, Ontario, and Washington, D.C., 1968).
International Council for Building Research, Studies, and Documentation, Rotterdam (Netherlands).
An international congress was devoted to a contemporary examination of the existing relation between building costs and building quality and of possible ways of influencing this relation positively. Key-note papers by members of CIB and of other international organizations discussed the following topics--(1) human requirements of buildings, (2) component building (in two parts, one dealing with large-panel housing), (3) design and construction of tall buildings, (4) fire and modern building design, (5) construction site planning, (6) measurement and comparison of costs, (7) building regulations and building costs, (8) the agrement system, (9) training for developing countries, (10) new techniques for housing in developing countries, (11) housing for a market, (12) multi-story blocks versus single-family dwelling for housing, (13) construction site management, and (14) building regulations in North America. (TC)
Descriptors: Administration, Building Design, Building Systems, Conference Reports, Construction Industry, Construction (Process), Costs, Design Requirements, Housing, Measurement, Site Development
International Council for Building Research, Studies and Documentation - CIB, Box 299, Weena 704, Rotterdam, Netherlands
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Authoring Institution: International Council for Building Research, Studies, and Documentation, Rotterdam (Netherlands).