Designs is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of engineering designs published bimonthly online by MDPI.
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  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q2 (Engineering (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is 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 second half of 2023).
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Topic in Architecture, Buildings, Designs, Energies, Land, Smart Cities, Sustainability
Regenerative Design in Architecture and Construction: The Challenges–Methods–Achievements Topic Editors: Oleg Kapliński, Agata Bonenberg, Wojciech Bonenberg, Leonas Ustinovičius
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Topic in Buildings, Designs, Energies, Sensors, Sustainability
Sustainability, Challenges and Opportunities to Optimize Building Performance Topic Editors: Igor Martek, Mehdi Amirkhani
Deadline: 31 August 2024
Topic in Applied Sciences, Energies, Mathematics, Electronics, Designs
Distributed Optimization for Control Topic Editors: Honglei Xu, Lingyun Wang
Deadline: 20 September 2024
Topic in Acoustics, Crystals, Designs, Environments, Sustainability
Towards Sustainable and Liveable Cities: Recent Advances in Noise Control Measures Topic Editors: Heow Pueh Lee, Linus Yinn Leng Ang
Deadline: 30 September 2024
Special Issue in Designs
Nanotechnology for Renewable Materials Designs Guest Editor: Yen-Linh Thi Ngo
Deadline: 30 July 2024
Special Issue in Designs
Design and Manufacture of Electric Vehicles Guest Editor: Quanqing Yu
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Special Issue in Designs
Mixture of Human and Machine Intelligence in Digital Manufacturing Guest Editors: Yang Lu, Ming Zhang, Ziwei Wang
Deadline: 31 December 2024
Special Issue in Designs
Smart Home Design, 2nd Edition Guest Editors: Saher Javaid, Yuto Lim
Deadline: 28 February 2025
Topical Collection in Designs
Editorial Board Members’ Collection Series: Biomaterials Design Collection Editors: Richard Drevet, Hicham Benhayoune
Topical Collection in Designs
Editorial Board Members’ Collection Series: Smart Energy Systems Design Collection Editors: Surender Reddy Salkuti, Dibin Zhu
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