Buildings (ISSN 2075-5309) is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on building science, building engineering and architecture published monthly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access—free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed by the Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science), Scopus and other databases.
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 2.8; ranked 15/126 (Q1) in "Architecture", 54/174 (Q2) in "Building and Construction" and 114/310 (Q2) in "Civil and Structural Engineering".
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Special Issue in Buildings
The Architecture of Collective Housing Guest Editor: Zaida Muxí
Deadline: 28 February 2021
Special Issue in Buildings
Advanced Methods for Structural Rehabilitation Guest Editors: Alessandra Aprile, Giorgio Monti
Deadline: 15 March 2021
Special Issue in Buildings
Sustainable and Green Construction Materials: Opportunities for New and Existing Structures Guest Editor: Marco Di Ludovico
Deadline: 31 March 2021
Special Issue in Buildings
Advances in Cementitious Composites for Sustainable Buildings Guest Editors: Kevin Paine, Styliani Papatzani
Deadline: 15 April 2021
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