About CABE

Member Log In ButtonChartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) is the leading body for professionals specialising in the design, construction, evaluation and maintenance of buildings.

CABE was founded with the principal objectives to:

  • promote and advance the knowledge, study and practice of each and all of the arts and sciences concerned with building technology, planning, design, construction, maintenance and repair of the built environment and the creation and maintenance of a high standard of professional qualification, conduct and practice
  • encourage and facilitate co-operation between the construction professions. 

Building Engineer, the title reflects the professional expertise of CABE members, who practise in over 55 countries working in both private and public sectors.

Formed in 1925 as the Incorporated Association of Architects and Surveyors (IAAS), becoming the Association of Building Engineers in 1993. After being granted a Royal Charter at the end of 2013 the Association changed its name to Chartered Association of Building Engineer (CABE).


For information on:

Becoming a Chartered Building Engineer 

Training and Events