Buildings — Open Access Journal

Buildings (ISSN 2075-5309) is an international, scientific, 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 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 26.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 7.2 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2017).
  • 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 Issues

Special Issue in Buildings
Application of Renewable Energy Sources in Buildings Guest Editors: Henry Abanda, Ernest Acheampong, Kevin Enongene
Deadline: 30 May 2018
Special Issue in Buildings
Human Factors in Green Building Guest Editor: Zhonghua Gou
Deadline: 30 June 2018
Special Issue in Buildings
Occupant Comfort and Well-Being Guest Editor: Joon-Ho Choi
Deadline: 31 July 2018
Special Issue in Buildings
Heroes of Zero—Implementing the Lessons Learned from Pilot Programs towards Achieving Low-Energy or No Waste in Buildings, Communities, and Cities Guest Editors: Francesco Guarino, Therese E. Peffer, Luciano De Tommasi
Deadline: 15 September 2018

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