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UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO, BOUNDARY INTER WIND TUNNEL LABORATORY (BLEND Faculty of Engineering Science University of Western Ontario London, Ontario N6A SB9 CONTACT: A. G. Davenport, Director MISSION: To further knowledge in wind engineering. PRIMARY WORK: Performs research on wind engineering and structures, wind energy, environment, transportation, and wind and wave interaction. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Research grants and contract research. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports and specialty publications. INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTRE (IDRC) P.O. Box 8500 Ottawa, Ontario K1G 3H9 CONTACT: Aung Gyi, Associate Director, Cooperative Programs Division MISSION: To stimulate and support scientific and technical research in developing countries. PRIMARY WORK: Supports research in a variety of areas including industry, materials, and building technologies. SOURCE OF FINANCES: Government. PUBLICATIONS: Research reports. MINISTRY OF HOUSING AND URBANISM Atria. Libertador B. O'Higgins No. 924 Santiago CHTLE CONTACT: Miguel A. Poduje Sapiain, Minister of Housing and Urbanism Luis Salas Romo, Subsecretary of Housing and Urbanism MISSION: To improve the systems and building materials related to the construction of housing and equipment and to outline related guidelines and their legal implementation. 97