Cover Image


View/Hide Left Panel
Click for next page ( 211

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001

Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement

Below are the first 10 and last 10 pages of uncorrected machine-read text (when available) of this chapter, followed by the top 30 algorithmically extracted key phrases from the chapter as a whole.
Intended to provide our own search engines and external engines with highly rich, chapter-representative searchable text on the opening pages of each chapter. Because it is UNCORRECTED material, please consider the following text as a useful but insufficient proxy for the authoritative book pages.

Do not use for reproduction, copying, pasting, or reading; exclusively for search engines.

OCR for page 210
PRIMARY WORK: Performs work in real estate management, design, construction, information documentation and retrieval systems, and innovations to improve productivity. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Quarterly journal, research reports, and list of publications. VENEZUELA NATIONAL INSTITtll~ OF HOUSING Edif~cio Cruz Verde Esquma Cruz Verde Caracas 1010 CONTACT: Tito Fernando Herrera Armas, President MISSION: To encourage development of technology to improve low-cost housing. PRIMARY WORK: Provides services in the management of projects, housing, land, rehabilitation, economics, and quality control. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government, grants, and banks. PUBLICATIONS: Program reports, policies and recommendations, and specialty publications. CENTRAL UNIVERSITY OF VENEZUELA, INSTIT111~ OF MATERIALS AND STRUCTURAL MODELS (IMME) Apdo 50.361 Caracas 1050A CONTACT: Maria L. Diaz de Smitter, Director MISSION: Education to improve technologies for the construction industry. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on low-cost buildings, construction, indigenous materials, earthquake engineering, precast concrete, and information systems. SOURCE OF FINANCES: University and fees for services. PUBLICATIONS: Biannual journal, research reports, and specialty publications. 210