Housing and Building Research Institute

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Housing and Building Research Institute
Formation 2016
Headquarters Dhaka, Bangladesh
Region served
Official language
Website Housing and Building Research Institute

Housing and Building Research Institute (HBRI) is an autonomous organization under Government of Bangladesh Ministry of Housing and Public Works.[1]


The institute was established through the passing of the Housing and Building Research Institutes Act 2016.[2]

Institutional structure[edit]

The Institute has a total of 153 personnel including 33 qualified research personnel. All activities including R & D programme are now being executed through the following Divisions and Sections:


  • Software Engineer
  • Building Materials Division
  • Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Division
  • Housing Division


  • Extension and Dissemination Wing
  • Information and Documentation Section
  • Administrative & Accounts Section
  • Training Cell


  1. ^ "Inception workshop on promoting sustainable building held in capital". The Daily Star. 2016-07-29. Retrieved 2017-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Govt okays 3 draft laws". The Daily Star. 2017-01-02. Retrieved 2017-04-15.