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MISSION: To improve building physics technologies. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in thermal engineering, lighting, acoustics, climatology, moisture control, and economics. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and fees for services. PUBLICATIONS: Monographs and specialty publications. CENTRAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR BUILDING STRUCTURES Gosstroy 12 Marx Avenue 103828 Moscow CONTACT: A. F. Smirnov, Director MISSION: To improve building mechanics knowledge. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on civil and seismic engineering, computing, test methods, and fire protection. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and fees for services. PUBLICATION: Bimonthly journal. ASLIB 3 Belgrave Square London SW1X 8PL CONTACT: Dennis A. Lewis, Director UNITED KINGDOM MISSION: To process and disseminate building technology information. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in information handling and retrieval systems, training, and referral services. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Member subscriptions, grants, and sales of publications and services. PUBLICATIONS: Monthly and quarterly journals, index, handbooks, directories, monographs, research reports, and bibliographies. 194

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BRIGHTON POLYTECHNIC, BUILDING DEPARTMENT AND CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT Mithras House, Lewes Road Mouisecoomb, Brighton CONIACI: P. I. Rutiand, Head, Building Department Barry W. Staynes, Director, Civil Engineering Department MISSION: To provide education and research to improve building technology. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in environmental sciences, building services, materials, material sciences, concrete, timber, economics, project control, construction management, civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, traffic engineering, CAD, testing, and information systems. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and papers. BRISTOL POLYTECHNIC, DEPARTMENT OF CONSTRUCTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH Ashley Down Road Bristol BS7 9BU CONTACT: M. M. Cusack, Director MISSION: To educate and advance construction technologies. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in environmental health, management, and organization. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Annual research report. THE BRITISH BOARD OF AGREMENI (BBA) P.O. Box 195 BucknaDs Lane Garston, Watford, Herts WD2 7NG CONTACT: T. P. R. Lant, Director MISSION: To provide for quality control of the construction industry through independent assessment of materials, products, components, and processes. 195

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PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in evaluating materials, timber, insulations, structures, cladding, floors, windows, condensation, and thermal performance; testing; and issues certificates. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Fees for services and government grants. PUBLICATIONS: Agrement certificates, assessment and test methods, information sheets, and newsletter. BRITISH CERAMIC RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, LTD. (CERAM RESEARCH) Queens Road Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent Staffs ST4 7LQ CONTACT: D. W. F. James, Chief Executive MISSION: Research and development, consultancy, testing services, and information on ceramics and inorganic materials. PRIMARY WORK: Provides contract research, consultancy, and testing into ceramics and inorganic materials for all segments of the ceramic industry including: ceramic tableware; sanitaryware; roof, floor, and wall tiles; masonry products; ~refractories; and advanced ceramics. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Member programs, fees for contract research, consultancy, testing, and information services. PUBLICATIONS: Quarterly journal, quarterly newsletter, technical standards, research reports, catalogues, and monthly abstracts. BUILDING CENTER 26 Store Street London WC1E 7BT CONTACT: John F. George, Chief Executive MISSION: To provide information to specifiers and users of building materials and services. PRIMARY WORK: Performs services through permanent display of products, advisory service, information systems, retrieval services, and dissemination methods. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Fees for services. PUBLICATIONS: Facts sheets. 196

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BUILDING RESEARCH ESTABLISHMENT (BRE) Garston, Watford WD2 7JR CONTACT: Rex Watson,Director MISSION: National research laboratory that develops advanced building technology for building and construction and for the prevention and control of fires. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in civil engineering, geotechnical engineering, construction, fire protection, building regulations, energy conservation, thermal engineering, acoustics, lighting, building services, materials, concrete, and information systems. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government with some private industry sponsorship. PUBLICATIONS: Monthly journals, research reports, catalogues, annual report, monthly\ digests, defect sheets, and information papers. BUILDING SERVICES RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION 01d Bracknell Lane West BrackneD Berks RG12 4AH CONTACT: D. P. Gregory, Director MISSION: To provide members with information and research services on improving building services technology. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on energy conservation and use, air movement, lighting, ventilation, building communication systems; maintains information and documentation services; and conducts specialized consultations and testing. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Member subscriptions and fees for services. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, technical notes, bimonthly abstracts, bibliographies, and guides. CEMENT AND CONCRETE ASSOCIATION (C&CA) Wexham Springs Slough SL3 6PL CONTACT R. E. Rowe, Director-General MISSION: To serve cement industry members with advanced building technology, research and ~ ~ advisory services. 197

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PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in cement, concrete, masonry, testing, advisory services, and training. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Cement industry members. PUBLICATIONS: Quarterly journal and magazine, technical reports, and advisory publications. CHARTERED INSTITUTION OF BUILDING SERVICES Delta House 222 Balham High Road Balham London SW12 SIBS CONTACT: A. V. Ramsey, Secretary MISSION: To promote the improvement of building services engineering techniques and practices. PRIMARY WORK: Professional qualification and registration, accreditation of courses, examinations, technical publications, meetings, seminars in fields of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, lighting, energy use, electrical services, and mechanical services. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Membership and sale of publications. PUBLICATIONS: Technical handbooks, data books, monthly and quarterly journals, research reports, and symposium proceedings. CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION (CIRIA) 6 Storers Gate Westminister London SW1P 3AU CONTACT: P. L. Bransby, Director MISSION: To identify research needs, manage research, and disseminate results for the construction industry. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in structural design, civil engineering, construction, foundation engineering, and underground construction, offshore construction. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Subscriptions and fees for research. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, technical reports, bimonthly newsletter, annual report, and bibliographies. 198

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COVENTRY POLYTECHNIC, DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND BUILDING Priory Street Coventry, West Midlands CV1 SFB CONTACT: H. E. Walker, Head MISSION: To educate and advance building technology. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in soil mechanics, civil engineering, reinforced brickwork, energy conservation, air flows, economics, acoustics, bunlding performance, and construction management. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government, fees for services, and Science and Engineering Research Council. PUBLICATIONS: Triennial research report, research results, and specialty publications. HERIOT-WA1T UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING Chambers Street Edinburgh, EH1 lHY CONTACT: Victor Brownlie Torrance, Head MISSION: To provide academic education and advance the state of building technology. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on construction management, acoustics, energy conservation and use, CAD, air flows, bulldog services, economics, architecture, and environmental studies. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University, grants, government, and fees for services. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, monographs, and specialty publications. IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF SCIENCE ANI) TECHNOLOGY, DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING London SW7 2BU CONTACT: Patrick Dowling, Head MISSION: To teach and and advance the state of civil engineering and building technology. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on steel and concrete structures (onshore and offshore), soil mechanics, earthquake engineering, hydraulics, and water technology. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and industry. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports. 199

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LAING TECHNOLOGY GROUP, LTD. Page Street Mill Hill London NW7 2ER CONTACT: P. D. Westwood, Director MISSION: To provide improved technology and support services to Lading Design and to the building industry. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in civil engineering, energy use, construction, quality assurance, product testing, training, geotechnical engineering, and soil mechanics. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Corporation and fees for services from industry. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports for clients. LEEDS POLYTECHNIC, SCHOOL OF CONSTRUCTION STUDIES Brunswick Terrace Leeds LS2 8BU ' CONTACT: D. W. H. Skinner MISSION: Education and research to improve building technology. . . PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in civil engineering, environmental health, construction, thermal engineering, test methods, and building renovation. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, brochures, text books, and specialty publications. LEICESTER POL~CHNIC, SCHOOL OF ~CHITECTU~ P.O. Box 143 Leicester LE1 9BH CONTACT: Theo Matoff, Director MISSION: To educate and perform research to advance building practices. PRIMARY WORK: Environmental studies and CAD. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University. PUBLICATIONS: Semiannual journal and research reports. 200

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MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING ASSOCIATION Paisley College Of Technology 47 High Street Paisley PA1 2BE CONTACT: E. Downey, Director MISSION: Education and research for construction practices. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work on materials, structures, product testing and certification, and acoustics. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Fees for services. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports. NEW UNIVlERSITY OF ULSTER Colerine N. Ireland BT52 ISA CONTACT: J. T. McMullan and R. Morgan, Directors MISSION: To develop technology to improve the quality of building practices. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on building physics, heat pumps, controls, heat recovery, and energy use. A, . ...... SOURCE OF FINANCES: University, government, and grants. PUBLICATIONS: Specialty publications. OVE ARUP & PARTNERS 13 Fitzroy Street London W1P 6BQ CONTACT: PovIAhm,Chairman MISSION: To provide consultation in engineering and analysis of building structures. PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in civil engineering, engineering design, acoustics, fire engineering, mechanical engineering, and economics. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Fees for services. ;. .- PUBLICATION: Quarterly journal. 201

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SOURCE OF FINANCES: University and fees for research. PUBLICATIONS: Technical standards, research reports, and bibliographies. 202 OXFORD POLYTECHNIC, DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING BUILDING AND CARTOGRAPHY Gypsy Lane He adingt on, Oxford OX3 OB P CONTACT: R. W. Morris, Head MISSION: To undertake research to advance building and civil engineering practices. PRIMARY WORK: Provides research on materials, concrete, soil mechanics, structures, hydraulics, hydrology, and testing. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Fees for research, consultancy, arid grants. PUBLICATIONS: Professional journals. PLYMOUTH POLYTECHNIC, DEPARTMENT OF COIL ENGI - ERING Place Court Palace Street Plymouth PL1 2DE CONTACT: R. J. Cope, Head MISSION: Education and research in civil and structural engineering, including building technology. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on civil engineering, materials, concrete, reinforced brickwork, soil mechanics, hydraulics, highway maintenance, coastal engineering, and underwater technology. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government and fees for services. PUBLICATIONS: Journal and research reports. POLYTECHNIC OF THE SOUTH BANK, FACULA OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT Wandsworth Road London SWS CONTACT: Patricia Roberts, Dean MISSION: Education to advance building practices. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on civil engineering, town planning, economics, organization and management, and construction;

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PORTSMOUTH POLYTECHNIC, DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING Burnaby Building Burnaby Road Portsmouth PO1 3QL CONTACT: P. A. Stead, Head of Department MISSION: To advance the development of new techniques and systems. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on materials engineering, structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, construction, transportation, hydraulics, CAD, transportation systems, and waste water treatment. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University, government, industry, and fees for research. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and text books. REDLAND TECHNOLOGY LIMITED Graylands, Langhurstwood Road Horsham West Sussex RH12 4QG CONTACT: S. E. Horsley, Managing Director MISSION: To develop new technology and products. PRDMARY WORK: Provides work on materials, ceramics, concrete, polymers, economics, energy, road surfaces, mud tunnel, and environmental testings. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Member companies. PUBLICATIONS: Specialty publications and technical reports. ROYAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS (RIBA) 66 Portland Place London WIN 4AD CONTACT: Donald Brooks, Acting Secretary MISSION: To advance civil architecture and to promote and facilitate the acquirement of knowledge of the various arts and sciences connected therewith. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research into specific aspects of design and construction, training, forums, and information systems. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Members and services to members. PUBLICATIONS: Monthly and quarterly journals, indexes, books, and specialty publications. 203

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THE STEEL CONSTRUCTION INSTITUTE Silwood Park Ascot Berkshire SL5 7QN CONTACT: C. J. Billington MISSION: To develop and promote the proper and effective use of steel as a construction material. PRIMARY WORK: Develops design recommendations for steel construction, fire protection, etc.; provides advisory services, information services, quality assurance, computer aids, technical education for universities and practitioners, and technical publications; and performs research into new techniques and uses for steel in construction. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Membership subscriptions, sales of publications, and research contracts. PUBLICATIONS: Design guidelines, handbooks, monographs, and research results. TIMBER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (TRADA) Stocking Lane Hughenden Valley High Wycombe Buckinghamshire HP14 4ND CONTACT: J. G. Sunley, Director MISSION: To perform research to advance timber practices. PRIMARY WORK: Provides work in construction, timber engineering, fire engineering, quality assurance, and testing. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Members, levy from unparted timber trade, and PUBLICATIONS: Recommendations, information sheets, books, and bibliographies. TRANSPORT AND ROAD RESEARCH LABORATORY (TRRL) Crowthorne Berkshire RG11 6AU CONTACT: R. Bridle, Director fees for services. MISSION: To advance technology to formulate, develop, and implement government road and transport policies. 204

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PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on civil engineering, construction engineering, highway - engineering, urban and regional planning, and economics. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, papers in scientific journals, and specialty publications. UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, BARTLETT SCHOOL OF ARClIITECTURE AND PI^NNING Wates House 22 Gordon Street London WC1H OQB CONTACT: John Andrews, Director MISSION: Education to advance the state of knowledge of construction, architecture, planning, and economics. ! . , PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in architecture, construction, housing, economics, urbanization, and low-cost buildings. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government, university, and fees for research. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports,bibliographies,theses,andpapersin journals. UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING Gower Street London WC1E 6BT CONTACT: K. O. Kemp, Head MISSION: Education to advance civil engmeer~ng technologies. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on geotechnical engineenng, structural mechanics, offshore structural engineering, concrete and concrete structures, and fluid mechanics. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University and government. PUBLICATIONS: Research and project reports. BATH UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING ENGINEERING Clavertyon Down, Bath BA2 7AY CONTACT: MichaelBrawne,Director 205

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MISSION: Education to advance the state of technology In building sciences. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on architecture, environmental engineering, construction, acoustics, lighting, structures, soil mechanics, and civil engineering. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University and grants. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and papers in journals. BIRMINGHAM UNIVERSITY, CIVIL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT P.O. Box 363 Birmingham B15 211 CONTACT: B. P. Hughes, Acting Head MISSION: Education to advance the state of technology in civil engineering. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on structures, materials, concrete, fluid mechanics, hydrology, public health, soil mechanics, and foundation engineering. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University research grants and fees for services. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, annual report, and biannual research reports. EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING AND BUILDING SCIENCE The King's Buildings Mayfield Road Edinburgh EH9 3JL CONIACI: J. Morgan, Head MISSION: Education to advance civil engineering practices. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research in structural masonry, ceramics, nondestructive testing, timber structures, geotechnical engineering, concrete, and wind loads. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University and grants. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, proceedings, and papers in journals. LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY, SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING ENGINEERING P.O. Box 147 Liverpool L69 3BX CONTACT: D. W. Cheetham, Director of Studies in Building Engineering 206

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MISSION: Education to advance technology for better building practices. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on building construction engineering, acoustics, energy consumption, building services, lighting, materials, concrete, and productivity. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University and grants. PUBLICATIONS: Papersin journals. MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY, INSTITU'IE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING P.O. Box ~ Manchester M60 1QD CONTACT: R. Pitcher and P. J. Burberry, Co-Directors MISSION: Education to advance building services and construction engineering technologies. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on materials, construction, nondestructive testing, building design, econometrics, and housing. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University, grants, and fees for services. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports, bibliographies, and papers in journals. NEWCASTLE UPON TYPE, SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING SCIENCE SECTION The University Claremont Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU CONTACT: A. C. Hardy, Professor of Building Science MISSION: Education to advance building technology. PRIMARY WORK: Undertakes research into building physical performance, energy conservation, environmental standards, natural and artificial lighting, building acoustics, and building performance prediction techniques by computer simulation. SOURCE OF FINANCES: External funding from research councils and statutory bodies. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports available from British Scientific Library. 207

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NEWCASTLE UPON DYNE llNIVERSIlY, DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING The University Claremont Road Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU CONTACT: M. B. Pescod, Head, Civil Engineering MISSION: Education to advance the state of building technology. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on structural, environmental, and hydraulic eng~neer~g. SOURCES OF FINANCE: University and grants. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and papers in journals. SALFORD UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING Salford M5 4WT CONTACT: E. R. Bryan, Chairman MISSION: Education to advance the knowledge of the built environment. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research and consultancy on civil engineering, quantity surveying, building surveying, environmental sciences, housing materials, construction, CAD, testing, and management. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University and grants. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and papers in journals. SHEFFIELD UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT Ol? CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING Mappin Street Sheffield S1 3JD CONTACT: T. H. Hanna, Head MISSION: Education to advance building practices. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on civil, geotechnical, transport and traffic engineering, and structural steel and concrete. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University and government. PUBLICATIONS: Papers in journals and annual report. 208

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STRATHCLYDE UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF ARCHITECTURE AND BUILDING SCIENCES 131 Rottnrow Glasgow G4 ONG CONTACT: P. P. Yaneske MISSION: Education and advanced trading to apply building technology to the efficient design of buildings. PRIMARY WORK: Research on building performance, CAD, construction, energy conservation, housing rehabilitation, information management and CAD systems. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University, government, industry professions, and grants. P1JBLICATIONS: Biannual bulletin, research reports, occasional paper series, and specialty publications. UNIVERSITY OF WALES, INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, WELSH SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE, RESEARCH, AND DEVELOPMENT 20-22 North Road Cardiff, CF1 3DY CONTACT: J. E. Eynon, Head MISSION: Education to advance environmental sciences, user attitudes, and design techniques. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on acoustics, CAD, lighting, space use, and energy conservation. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University and grants. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and papers in journals. PROPERTY SERVICES AGENCY (PSA) Whitgift Center Wellesley Road Crouton CR9 SLY CONTACT: Charles Rogers, Chief Librarian MISSION: To provide, manage, maintain, and furnish information about building design and construction, and to design and supervise government construction. 209