Buildings — Open Access Journal

Buildings (ISSN 2075-5309) is an international, scientific, open access journal on building science, building engineering and architecture published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science), Scopus and Inspec (IET).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 29 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in first half of 2017).

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Buildings
Innovative Design, Simulation and Monitoring of Daylighting and PV/Thermal Systems in Buildings Guest Editors: Yuehong Su, Gang Pei, Ahmed Freewan, Hui Lv, Irfan Ullah, Yupeng Wu
Deadline: 31 August 2017
Special Issue in Buildings
Selected Papers from Sustainable Places 2017 (SP2017) Conference Guest Editors: Thomas Messervey, Tracey Crosbie
Deadline: 15 September 2017
Special Issue in Buildings
Addressing Sustainable Building Refurbishment: A Journey through Energy Optimization and Structural Retrofit Guest Editors: Gerardo Maria Mauro, Costantino Menna
Deadline: 30 September 2017
Special Issue in Buildings
Nature-Based Solutions and their Relation to Urban Resilience Guest Editors: Steffen Lehmann, Silvio Caputo, Alessandro Melis
Deadline: 31 October 2017
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