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Organizations relating to Buildings

European Network of Building Research Institutes / Sint-Stevens-Woluwe, Belgium / Est. 1988
Nordic Federation of Building and Wood Workers / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1952
European Concrete Societies Network / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1996
International Grooving and Grinding Association / Coxsackie NY, USA / Est. 1972
International Window Film Association / Martinsville VA, USA
International Slurry Surfacing Association / Glen Ellyn IL, USA / Est. 1962
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1896
Convention Concerning Safety Provisions in the Building Industry / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1937
Resolution Respecting the Construction of a Pan-American Railway / Est. 1910
Asia Pacific Real Estate Association / Singapore, Singapore
International Centre for Earth Construction / Villefontaine, France / Est. 1979
European Construction Institute / Watford, UK / Est. 1990
World Plumbing Council / Est. 1990
International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture and Urbanism / London, UK / Est. 2001
Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 1969
European Door and Shutter Federation / Hagen, Germany / Est. 1985
International Confederation of Trade Unions of Workers in the Oil and Gas Industries, and Construction Workers in the Oil and Gas Complex / Moscow, Russia / Est. 1992
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute / Schaumburg IL, USA / Est. 1924
International Council of Employers of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers / Pittsburgh PA, USA / Est. 1987
International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering / Zurich, Switzerland / Est. 1929
European Domestic Glass / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1966
Continental Automated Building Association / Ottawa ON, Canada
International Society for Construction with Alternative Materials / Leuven, Belgium / Est. 1992
International Association of Building Physics / Turin, Italy / Est. 2000
International Federation of Interior Architects / Designers / New York NY, USA / Est. 1963

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World Problems relating to Buildings

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened monuments and historic sites
Urban fires
Unethical real estate practice
Household pests
Indoor air pollution
Inadequate safeguards against fire
Structural failure
Desecration of religious buildings
Dampness
Unstable house structure
Vibration damage to cultural artefacts
Environmental stress on inhabitants of tall buildings
Excessive office space in cities

Action Strategies relating to Buildings

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Improving acclimatization of buildings
Constructing low energy buildings
Building ecologically
Treating pest infestations of buildings
Desecrating religious buildings
Constructing common farm buildings
Improving buildings, services and facilities for organized action against problems
Supporting improved commercial buildings
Maintaining educational facilities
Controlling moisture problems affecting indoor air quality
Maintaining clean attractive buildings
Monitoring sacred sites
Investigating haunted buildings
Constructing permanent retail buildings
Laying out work premises
Coping with inadequate planning of relationship between buildings in urban environments
Testing contaminated buildings
Designating corporate indoor facilities
Constructing all-purpose industrial buildings
Risking damage to premises
Reducing risk of damage to premises
Improving window industry
Protecting religious buildings
Improving adequacy of large buildings
Registering real estate professionals

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