___ Housing & Building National Research Center ___

We considered as a governmental scientific research institute under the Ministry of Housing Utilities and Urban Development, established in 1954, its headquarters is located in Cairo city. Our vision is to implement safer & more economical buildings and develop construction standards.

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HBRC History

Housing and Building National Research center (HBRC) is considered as a governmental scientific research institute under the Ministry of Housing Utilities and Urban Development; established in 1954, its headquarters is located in Cairo city.

Through different activities such as researches, consulting or service providing, HBRC contributed to find solutions of many problems that faced the housing and building sector in Egypt.
During the past ten years HBRC has issued about 30 building codes and 20 Technical Specification, HBRC has also prepared five of the unified Arab codes, and organizes specialized training courses for engineers and scientists who are working in the building and construction sectors.
HBRC includes 11 research & scientific institute, these institutes are conducting studies and consultations each in its respective field, HBRC also includes Training Department, and Information Center contains a specialized scientific library in the engineering and scientific fields.
Presently, HBRC cooperates with the International Council for the codes to prepare programs to qualify its laboratories in accordance with international standard specifications ISO 17025, as well as offering training courses and accreditation to its technical inspectors in the field of building and construction sector department.

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Producing Codes and Working Specifications

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Asset New Buildings

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Organizing Meetings and Talks

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Offering Certified Cources

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On 21 June 1954, a cooperation agreement on the establishment of the Institute for building researches in cooperation with the Department of Foreign Affairs of the United States of America government was signed. Act No. 495 was issued on 23 September 1954 to establish the Institute for building researches in Egypt as an independent organization. In 1971, decision number 1871 was issued from the Prime Minister stating the affiliation of the Institute to the Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Development. On 16 February 2005, two presidential decrees No. 63 and No. 64 for the year 2005 were issued to reorganize the Housing and Building Center and its name become Housing and Building National Research Center affiliated to the Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Development.

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  87 Tahrir St. EL-Dokki

Giza, Egypt,

Tel : + (20) - 376 17102
Mail : info@hbrc.edu.eg
Business Hours : 9:00 - 2:30