ICOMOS International Wood Committee (IWC)

Comité international du bois de l'ICOMOS (CIB)

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1975, as an international specialized committee of B-XB1748 - International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) concerned with the problems of the conservation of wood in historic monuments. Also referred to as: ICOMOS IWC / CIB; ICOMOS IWC; ICOMOS CIB.


Promote international cooperation in the field of preservation of wood in buildings and structures. Advise on development of ICOMOS programs in the field. Coordinate, study and disseminate knowledge concerning: timber structures, including ships and boats and their preservation; conservation of timber as a secondary structural member in buildings constructed of another material; conservation of wood auxiliary parts in buildings, such as integrated decorations, windows, staircases, shingle roofing.


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Elects small management group during ICOMOS General Assembly (every 3 years).


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land



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