About us

To meet challenges of sustainable development on the scale of individual buildings and on the scale of the city, the CSTB carries out its research activities with a systemic approach that is both socioeconomic and technical. These activities integrate all of the constraints pertaining to the city's components, including buildings, infrastructure, utilities, transportation systems…

  • at both levels of integration: components integrated into the structure, and buildings integrated into the city;
  • in priority areas of public policy: safety, social/economic matters, health, energy/environment, digital integration potential.

CSTB's research partnerships rely on multi-year scientific projects, around:

  • Five scientific and technical priorities: Energy & Environment, Health & Comfort, Risk Management, Digital Technologies, Usages, Economy and Industry Transitions.

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