Instituto Valenciano de la Edificación (IVE) (engl.: Valencia Institute of building) is a private non-profit making foundation with public interest set up in October 1986 in Valencia by the Regional Ministry of Housing and Bioclimatic Architecture. IVE acts as the innovation agency for his Regional Ministry by promoting competitive research, innovation, training and multilateral cross-border cooperation projects by enhancing sustainability, energy efficiency, circular economy and resilience in both buildings and cities. IVE board includes professionals, developers, building contractors, end-users, in order to provide a platform for ideas exchange, developments and knowledge in the different fields of construction. During 30 years of its existence the institute has remained very active in the drafting of technical documents to support the pre-normative research of building process and to spread all the aspects related to the quality and sustainability in the design, construction and use of buildings.
María José Esparza Arbona
Joan Romero Clausell