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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.