Standardization of the conceptual framework and characteristics for procurement processes, methods and procedures for the construction, renovation, refurbishment, alteration, maintenance and demolition of construction works


  • the flow of information from the business case through to the completion and feedback on the lessons learned;
  • funding options, selection methods, pricing methods, and contracting methods;
  • the role of the client in the delivery of projects, and
  • control frameworks.
excluding those relating to:
  • conditions of contracts;
  • methods of measurement associated with a bill of quantities;
  • project management, and
  • logistics

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Published ISO standards *


ISO standard under development *

Participating members
Observing members

* number includes updates

Reference Title Type
ISO/TC 59/SC 18/WG 1   Maintenance of ISO 10845 series Working group
ISO/TC 59/SC 18/WG 2   Governance, strategy and tactics Working group
Liaison Committees to ISO/TC 59/SC 18

The committees below can access the documents of ISO/TC 59/SC 18:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 258 Project, programme and portfolio management ISO


Liaison Committees from ISO/TC 59/SC 18

ISO/TC 59/SC 18 can access the documents of the committees below:

Reference Title ISO/IEC
ISO/TC 59/SC 2 Terminology and harmonization of languages ISO
ISO/TC 59/SC 13 Organization and digitization of information about buildings and civil engineering works, including building information modelling (BIM) ISO
ISO/TC 258 Project, programme and portfolio management ISO

ISO/TC 59/SC 18 - Secretariat

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