The Center of Excellence Sustainable Integrated Communities of Building Research Establishment (BRE / UK) at the University of Brasilia is the first International Centre of Excellence of BRE, and is focused on innovation and sustainability of the built environment, processes and products, integrating actions, agents and tools and sharing responsibilities and expertise.
The center conducts research and development tools and services that enable the creation, consolidation and maintaining a more sustainable built environment. Among the specific research topics are cited: Life Cycle Assessment, Waste Management, Sustainable Communities, innovation models applied to the productive chain of the construction industry, and the responsible use of resource materials and products.
Among the research projects that the Center of Excellence of BRE in UNB participates and develops mentioned: Cities of the Future, Urban Resilience and the Center for Research and Development for Innovation and Sustainability of the Built Environment (CEPAC).