Vision & Mission

Vision - To build a living environment this is sustainable, affordable, aesthetic, eco-friendly, energy-efficient, cost competitive, technology driven and conducive to healthy life meeting the needs of Indian population.

Mission - To bring all professionals connected with built environment like administrators, financiers, planners, managers, developers, architects, structural engineers, civil engineers, public health engineers, electrical engineers, energy engineers, mechanical engineers, eco-scientists, horticulturists, builders, manufactures of building materials, researchers, teachers, etc. together on one platform to form collective opinion to enable develop speedily a sustainable built environment in the country.

Objectives - To promote and encourage the science and practice of conceptualizing, planning, designing, constructing, caretaking and maintaining built environment, by adopting the latest standards, State of the Art practices, use of innovative and new materials. To review and make suggestions to the Government for improving the built environment, working condition and general welfare of construction workers and to provide a channel for expression of collective opinion of members on the matters relating to built environment, achieving the following aims :

  • To promote interface between various disciplines related to built environment on one hand, the Construction Industry and the Government on the other.
  • To promote improved system of administration, planning, design, construction, operation, use and maintenance of built environment.
  • To promote conservation and up gradation of eco-environment.
  • To promote the use of appropriate technology and building materials to enhance quality, productivity and affordability.
  • To disseminate the knowledge of built environment to others.
  • To promote safety, health, wages, working conditions and welfare of construction and supervisors.

Background - Indian Buildings Congress (IBC) was founded on 1st September 1992, when a Founders' meet was organized in New Delhi with the initiative of the then Director General (Works,) CPWD, Shri O.P. Goel. About 250 professionals attended this meet. IBC was registered as a Society under the Societies Registration Act 1860, in New Delhi, on 29th march 1993. The IBC has than 90 Institutional and 3000 individual members at present. The wide spectrum of membership gives it a unique place in the entire gamut of Building engineering discipline and construction industry.