The 13th edition of the 'Building Resource Book of Pakistan' is in your hands.The developmental activity has once again started picking up momentum in the country. In spite of the economic recession for the past many years, the flow of information about the materials and components never slowed down. As before, the information to be passed on to the reader is so much that the book had to be compiled in two volumes. We hope the users will find it as useful for construction fields & related person. The feed back received from the professionals as well others during the intervening period has proved the importance of the Building Resource Book as an important reference catalogue at one place. The professionals can have the information about a material being produced by different manufacturers at one place and better make up their mind before specifying the most suitable materials for their projects. The BRB is now becoming more popular for the potential home builders as well. The honorable Architect Ar. Sikander Hayat, Chair person Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners as well as , Zafar Ali Qazi President Institute of Architects, Pakistan & Dr. Izhar Ul Haq, President Institution of Engineers Pakistan have sent their messages of encouragement for which we are extremely grateful to them and their advice at all levels.
Ar. Muhammad Ashfaq
Editor in chief.