Construction materials links

Below are some links to useful and interesting sites on construction materials. If there are any sites you would like to see featured on this page please let Jackie Butterfield know the details and we will feature them here.

 

Construction Bodies and Organisations

Brick Development Association
www.brick.org.uk/

Building Research Establishment
http://www.bre.co.uk/ 

Steel Construction Institute
http://www.steel-sci.com/

Modern Built Environment Knowledge Transfer Network
https://connect.innovateuk.org/web/modernbuiltktn
(includes a comprehensive list of industry and academic links)

BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials (University of Bath) 
http://www.bath.ac.uk/ace/research/cicm

Society for Chemical Industry - Construction Materials Technical Interest Group
http://www.soci.org/Membership-and-Networks/Technical-Groups/Construction-Materials-Group 

 

Material Standards and Legislation

British Standards Institution
http://shop.bsigroup.com/en/Browse-by-Sector/Building--Construction/Construction-Materials/

British Council for Offices - Good Practice in the Selection of Construction Materials
http://www.bco.org.uk/Research/BestPracticeGuides/Good-Practice-in-the-Selection-of-Construction-Materials.aspx

 

Journals and Publications

Institution of Civil Engineers - Construction Materials Journal (requires subscription)
http://www.icevirtuallibrary.com/content/serial/coma

Elsevier - Construction and Building Materials Journal (requires subscription)
http://www.journals.elsevier.com/construction-and-building-materials/