The department tries to improve Research
the quality of construction technology, build safe construction environments, carry out government contracting works, and support a national policy that aims to respond to changes in the construction industry and improve the country’s construction competitiveness. Under the department, Korea Construction Standards Center focuses on R&D, management/ operation, and verification/ assessment of construction standards, education, and public relations. The Construction Technology Certification Center manages certification services for fireresistant structures, sound insulation walls, industrialized housing, floor impact noise insulation system, recycled aggregates, and steel structures. It also assesses material quality evaluation institutes and supports the operation of the Korea Laboratory Accreditation Scheme (KOLAS). The Cost Engineering & Management Center manages construction standard production rates and unit price in order to obtain the advancement and appropriateness of the standard for cost estimation. It also supports the construction companies by the assessment of their own new technology and conducts various studies including construction cost index, construction cost for public housing, etc.
01 Korea Construction Standards Center
02 Construction Technology Certification Center
03 Cost Engineering & Management Center