A study on the enactment process and its comprehensive feature regarding the national building codes based on the contemporary Iranian social background (Part 1)

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The objective of this study is to disclose the enactment process and its validity regarding the Iranian National Building Codes (NBC). The intension of this paper is to understand the interrelation between the social background of contemporary Iranian building construction environment and NBC's regal content's comprehensive feature. The analysis consist of two chapters as follows: Chapter 2 explicates the formulation and enactment background of NBC including the social background of building construction environment in the second half of the 20 century. Chapter 3 explicates the NBC's legal contents and its comprehensive feature with examining 20 chapters of spec-oriented items.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)665-670
Number of pages6
JournalAIJ Journal of Technology and Design
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Jun


  • Bannai construction
  • Iran
  • National Building Codes
  • Spec-oriented items codes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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