The Mandate of the Kenya Building Research Centre is:
To undertake and/or facilitate Research, Development and Dissemination of information on low cost building/construction materials and technologies for socio-economic development in Kenya.
To attain its mandate, the Centre: –
Undertakes research on cost effective building materials as well as new building materials and technologies.
Collect, document and classify all available information on building materials and elements.
Initiate and coordinate research and standardization in the building industry in the country
Operate the technical library complete with an online resource section through a technical e-library to be established.