The Faculty was formerly known as the Ethio-Swedish Institute of Building Technology and was established under a bilateral co-operation agreement between Ethiopia and Sweden. At present it is part of the Addis Ababa University. Main fields of work Education, including a five-year degree course in architecture, a threeyear diploma course in building technology and at times upgrading courses for construction foremen. Testing and research on indigenous building materials. Information, library and other services. A number of staff serve as committee chairmen and members of the different Ethiopian Standard Institute's technical committees and of the building codes technical committees of the Ministry of Construction. Total staff: 120
Director or Chief Executive Associate Dean: Dr Zawde Berhane Heads of department Department of Architecture and Town Planning: Mulugeta Metaferia Department of Building Technology: Yohannes Hailu Materials Research and Testing Department: Assistant Director: Makonnen Wondemagegnehu Principal sources of finance Mainly the Government and a small amount of fees for services. Principal related bodies Academic Commission of the Faculty of Technology-the Senate of the Addis Ababa University. Publications A number of research and investigation results have been published. A list of these can be provided on request free of charge.