Structural Engineering Division

This Division is entrusted with research and development of economic/durable structures so as to economise the use of building materials and enhance speed of construction and reduce the cost of that. Considering the socio-economic, environmental and climatic condition of Bangladesh, this division is engaged in finding out the less costly and more durable building components using the indigenous building materials with a view to improve the living condition of the people of urban, rural and disaster prone areas. Simultaneously to insure the quality of construction works this division has been playing the role with introducing prefabrication construction technique besides cast-in-situ system. Moreover, this division is engaged in dissemination of research findings through Extension and Dissemination Wing attached with it. The tests and consultancy services rendered by this Division are:
 
  • Perform load tests
  • Structural design for building construction guidance
  • Consultancy services for construction of low-cost buildings
 

Location

Housing and Building Research Institute
120/3, Darus-Salam, Mirpur
Dhaka-1216, Bangladesh
Tel +880-2-9035222
Fax +880-2-9035057

 

Contact Persons

Mohammad Abu Sadeque PEng.
Director
HBRI
Email: director@hbri.gov.bd
            hbribd@gmail.com
Phone: 02-9035222
           02-9000821

 

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