Council for the Built Environment (CBE)

Contact Details

Postal PO Box 915, Groenkloof, 0027
Physical 2nd Floor, Corobay Corner, 169 Corobay Avenue, Waterkloof Glen, 0010
Tel 012 346 3985 / 087 980 5009
Fax 012 346 3986


The mission of the Council for the Built Environment (CBE) is to implement projects and programmes that address built environment issues and add value to the built environment professions, government and the general public.

CBE's mandate is to: promote and protect the interests of the public in the built environment; promote and maintain a sustainable built environment and natural environment; promote ongoing human resource development in the built environment; facilitate participation by the built environment professions in integrated development in the context of national goals; promote appropriate standards of health, safety and environmental protection within the built environment; promote sound governance of the built environment professions; promote liaison in the field of training in South Africa and elsewhere, and promote the standards of such training in the country; serve as a forum where the built environment professions can discuss relevant issues; and ensure uniform application of norms and guidelines set by the professional councils throughout the built environment.

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