About the Chartered Institute of Building

We are CIOB: For standards. For change. For people.

Our Values

We are the Chartered Institute of Building, and we stand for the science, ethics and practice of built environments across the world. Everything we do is to improve the quality of life for those using and creating the built environment.

Setting standards for our industry since 1834

From the first group of Master Builders coming together in 1834, to our board of trustees today, we’ve always set and upheld the standards for our industry to meet. From the Houses of Parliament in London to the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur. For the safety of construction workers, working at 1,200 feet off the ground. For the families living in their first home. For governments planning the future of their cities.

Who We Are

We are the Chartered Institute of Building, and we stand for the science, ethics and practice of built environments across the world. Everything we do is to improve the quality of life for those using and creating the built environment.

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Where We Are

We are based all around the world, working with our members to improve the quality of life for those using and creating the built environment. Discover your local hub and find out how you can get involved.

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What We Do

We have a role in the management, leadership, education and development of our industry. For our members, guiding and educating them as they embark on their careers. For policymakers, defining the standards for all to meet. For the public, creating an environment they can live and work in safely, comfortably and confidently.

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