ICOMOS works for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage places. It is the only global non-government organization of this kind, which is dedicated to promoting the

application of theory, methodology, and scientific techniques to the conservation of the architectural and archaeological heritage. Its work is based on the principles enshrined in the 1964 International Charter on the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites (the Venice Charter).

ICOMOS is a network of experts that benefits from the

interdisciplinary exchange of its members, among which are architects, historians, archaeologists, art historians, geographers, anthropologists, engineers and town planners.

International Association for Science and Technology of Building Maintenance and Monuments Preservation",(WTA)

The mission of the international association WTA e.V. is the fostering of research and its practical deployment in the disci-plines of building and monument preservation. In this context, one of the primary tasks is to implement practical experiences and to make them usable with the aim of accelerating the application of new insights and modern technologies.

Euresearch is the Swiss network mandated by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation providing targeted information, hands-on advice and transnational partnering related to European research and innovation programmes. 

Das Center for Urban & Real Estate Management

(CUREM) widmet sich der immobilienwirtschaftlichen Bildung und Forschung.

B.E.S.T., the Department of Building Environment Science & Technology, focuses its activity on technological research and science as applied to the built environment.

As an interdisciplinary research institute of the ETH Domain, Empa, the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, conducts cutting-edge materials and technology Research.

SAS - Schweizerische Akkreditierungsstelle

Die Schweizerische Akkreditierungsstelle SAS begutachtet und akkreditiert Konformitäts- bewertungsstellen (KBS) - d. h. Kalibrier- und Prüflaboratorien, Inspektions- und Zertifizierungsstellen sowie Hersteller von Referenzmaterialien und Anbieter von Eignungsprüfungen - aufgrund internationaler Normen.

SMGV Schweizerischer Maler- und Gipserunternehmer-Verband


Energy and Buildings is an international journal publishing articles with explicit links to energy use in buildings. The aim is to present new research results, and new proven practice aimed at reducing the energy needs of a building and improving indoor environment Quality.

Seit über 35 Jahren ist Bauphysik die einzige deutsche Fachzeitschrift, die alle Einzelgebiete der Bauphysik bündelt. Hier werden jährlich ca. 35 wissenschaftliche Aufsätze und Projektberichte mit interdisziplinärem Hintergrund veröffentlicht und aktuelle technische Entwicklungen vorgestellt. Damit ist die Zeitschrift Spiegel der Forschung in Wissenschaft und Industrie und der Normung, mit starken Impulsen aus der Planungspraxis.


Decentlab’s mission is to provide real-time monitoring solutions, to make them easy to deploy over multiple locations, to ensure data quality and to support scientific collaboration.

Physical simulation software for the calculation of complex heat transfer in building components.