English Outline


The Public Buildings Association is a non-profitable general incorporated association , whose aims at not only contributing to the streamlining and improving the efficiency of projects such as the construction of national and local government public buildings and other public entities, but also improving the technical level and status of architectural engineers involved in the construction of public buildings.


Name of organization Public Buildings Association
Date of the establishment November 28th, 1968
Chairman of the Board Koji Haruta
Employees 57
Office 1-24-8 Shinkawa, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, 104-0033, Japan
Phone +81-3523-0381
URL http://www.pbaweb.jp/

Major activities

  1.  Investigation and research on construction of public buildings
  2.  Design and supervision on construction of public buildings
  3.  Evaluation concerning quality and performance of building materials and equipment
  4.  Implementation of Public Buildings Awards and hosting Public Buildings Day and Public Buildings Month
  5.  Registration of qualifications for engineers relating to quality assurance of public buildings construction work
  6.  Support and Certification related to Life Cycle Energy Management (LCEM)
  7.  Collection and distribution of information and material on construction of public buildings
  8.  Promotion and support for projects of construction of public buildings
  9.  Publication of public relations magazine, and books such as technical books under supervision of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
  10. Holding seminars, workshops and study groups