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Organizations relating to Buildings

United Cement, Lime and Gypsum Workers International Union / Est. 1939
Nordic Machine Construction Society
European Network of Building Research Institutes / Sint-Stevens-Woluwe, Belgium / Est. 1988
Nordic Federation of Building and Wood Workers / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1952
Latin American Bank of Construction Industry / Est. 1981
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
Nordic Union of Estate Agents
International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1896
International Committee on Concrete
Convention Concerning Safety Provisions in the Building Industry / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1937
Resolution Respecting the Construction of a Pan-American Railway / Est. 1910
Nordic Consortium for Composite and Sandwich Construction Technology / Est. 1993
Asia Pacific Real Estate Association / Singapore, Singapore
International College of Building Sciences
International Centre for Earth Construction / Villefontaine, France / Est. 1979
European Centre for Research and Accessibility Promotion
Centre européen de documentation du bâtiment / Est. 1966
European Construction Institute / Watford, UK / Est. 1990
International Concrete Brick Association
Folly Fellowship
Nordic Plumbing Industry Association
European Building Design Association

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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
Unstable house structure
Vibration damage to cultural artefacts
Environmental stress on inhabitants of tall buildings
Excessive office space in cities
Inadequately cooled buildings
Inadequately heated buildings
Inadequate hospital facilities
Irresponsible real estate practice
Inadequate buildings, services and facilities for organized action against problems
Violation of property rights
Inadequate acclimatization of buildings
Property damage
Abuse of charitable status of religious institutions
Recirculated stale air
Uninsulated buildings
Unprotected physical access to dangerous locations

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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