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Designing Buildings Wiki is the construction industry knowledge base, used by 3 million people a year to share articles about products, services, processes and best practice. Our users are construction professionals looking for knowledge to help them in their work.
Supported by ICE, CIOB, BRE and BSRIA, Designing Buildings Wiki has more than 4,500 cross-discipline articles and is used by more than 30,000 people a day, making it one of the most popular construction industry websites.
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