Standardization in the field of buildings, focusing on performance description and requirements, user requirements, and the means to evaluate building and housing solutions, including, but not limited to:

  • Structural safety
  • Structural serviceability
  • Structural durability
  • Fire safety
  • Operating energy
  • Accessibility and usability
  • Sustainability,

excluding the determination of values required for specific purposes.

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Published ISO standards *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 59/SC 15/WG 6   Sustainable construction Working group
ISO/TC 59/SC 15/WG 7 Accessibility and usability Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 59/SC 15

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 59/SC 15:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 59/SC 2 Terminology and harmonization of languages ISO
ISO/TC 59/SC 17 Sustainability in buildings and civil engineering works ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 59/SC 15

ISO/TC 59/SC 15 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 165 Timber structures ISO

ISO/TC 59/SC 15 - Secretariat

JISC [Japan]

Japanese Industrial Standards Committee
Technical Regulations, Standards & Conformity Assessment Policy Unit
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
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