Buildings is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on building science, building engineering and architecture published monthly online by MDPI. The International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) is affiliated with Buildings and their members receive a discount on the article processing charges.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, SCIE (Web of Science), Inspec, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Construction & Building Technology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Architecture)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 16.4 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2021).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 2.648 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.703 (2020)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Buildings, Eng, CivilEng, Architecture
Sustainable Building Structures Editors-in-Chief: Luís Filipe Almeida Bernardo, Miguel Nepomuceno
Deadline: 31 March 2022
Topic in Sustainability, Buildings, Infrastructures, Technologies, Urban Science
Advances in the Sustainability Assessment of Building and Infrastructure Projects Editor-in-Chief: Víctor Yepes
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Topic in Architecture, Buildings, Land, Sustainability, Urban Science
Architectures, Materials and Urban Design Editors-in-Chief: Nikos A. Salingaros, Alexandros A. Lavdas
Deadline: 15 October 2022
Special Issue in Buildings
Sustainable Concrete Construction: Methods and Practices Guest Editors: Oliver Kinnane, Richard O’Hegarty
Deadline: 15 August 2021
Special Issue in Buildings
Learning Environment Design and Use Guest Editors: Pamela Woolner, Paula Cardellino
Deadline: 15 September 2021
Special Issue in Buildings
Sustainable and Green Construction Materials: Opportunities for New and Existing Structures Guest Editor: Marco Di Ludovico
Deadline: 30 September 2021
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