Buildings — Journal Editorial Board

Editors (2)

Prof. Dr. David Arditi
Editor-in-Chief
Construction Engineering and Management Program, Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3201 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60616, USA
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Interests: construction management; organizational theory; conflict resolution; optimal bidding strategies; project delivery systems; sustainability, linear scheduling methods; stochastic simulation; information technologies
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Prof. Dr. Chimay J. Anumba
Former Editor-in-Chief
College of Design, Construction and Planning, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
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Interests: advanced engineering informatics; artificial intelligence/knowledge-based systems/knowledge management; concurrent engineering in construction; distributed collaboration and e-business; construction (materials, safety, management & maintenance)
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Editorial Board Members (42)

Prof. Dr. Kheir Al-Kodmany
Department of Urban Planning and Policy, College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Tel. 312-413-3884; Fax: +1 312 413 2314
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Interests: tall buildings; ecological design; biomimicry; intelligent systems; smart skins; renewable energy; wood skyscraper; retrofitting skyscrapers; vertical farms; green roofs; security systems; ultra-high speed and regenerative energy elevators; social life; life cycle assessment; recycling; bio-degradable materials; sustainable high-rise development
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Buildings: Eco-Towers: Technology, Sustainability, and Resilience
Special Issue in Buildings: Sustainable Vertical Urbanism
Prof. Dr. Francisco López Almansa
Architecture Technology Department, Technical University of Catalonia, Avda. Diagonal 649, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
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Interests: civil engineering; structural engineering; earthquake engineering; energy dissipators; energy spectra; concrete structures; steel structures; timber structures
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Buildings: Seismic Performance of Timber Platform Frame Buildings
Prof. Dr. Ghassan Aouad
Applied Science University, Bahrain
Tel. +965 2530 7109; Fax: +965 2530 7296
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Interests: construction management; construction IT; VR modeling; simulation; process mapping in construction
Prof. Dr. George Baird
School of Architecture, Victoria University of Wellington, PO Box 600, Wellington 6140, New Zealand
Tel. +64 4 463 6231; Fax: +64 4 463 6204
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Interests: building performance; users’ perceptions of buildings; user performance benchmarks; low energy design and operation; internal environments of buildings; sustainable and regenerative systems
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Buildings: Selected Papers from Building A Better New Zealand (BBNZ 2014) Conference
Prof. Dr. Umberto Berardi
Department of Architectural Science, Ryerson University, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3, Canada
Tel. +1-416-979-5000 (ext. 3263)
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Interests: integration of energy saving technologies (green roofs, double skin facades) in buildings; architectural acoustics (sound propagation, energy decay, shape optimization) and building acoustics (noise insulation, new natural materials); building simulation; sustainability assessment at building, community and city level
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Buildings: Selected Papers on Building and Architectural Acoustics from ICSV22
Special Issue in Sustainability: Sustainability Assessments of Buildings
Prof. Dr. Linda Brock
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of British Columbia, 402-6333 Memorial Road, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2, Canada
Tel. 778.294.6320
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Interests: masonry forensics; indigenous building materials and systems; development of materials, housing (affordable, prefabrication, light-wood frame construction, cultural implications); building envelope
Prof. Dr. Cinzia Buratti
Department of Engineering, University of Perugia, Via G. Duranti 93, 06125 Perugia, Italy
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Interests: transparent insulation materials (aerogel) foe energy saving in buildings; indoor thermal comfort: instrumental and adaptive approach; thermoigrometrical conditions in museums and in presence of works of art; heat transfer (thermal resistance of building elements, thermal expansion of materials); acoustics (environmental acoustics, measurements of sound insulation in buildings and of buildings elements); natural lighting; environmental impact, life cycle assessment (LCA) and carbon footprint of building materials and energy chains; environmental impact and sustainable energy; biomass and bioenergy
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Buildings: Building Refurbishment and Energy Performance
Prof. Dr. Isaac Guedi Capeluto
Climate and Energy Laboratory in Architecture, Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion: Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
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Interests: intelligent buildings; energy conscious building design; building daylighting; solar and daylight rights; design tools for sustainable design
Prof. Dr. Derek Clements-Croome
School of the Built Environment, Whiteknights, University of Reading, PO Box 219, Reading RG6 6AW, UK
Tel. 00447711705456
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Interests: design and management of intelligent buildings; sustainable healthy buildings; environmental sensory design; green building; creating productive workplaces
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sustainability: Green Building
Special Issue in Buildings: The Impacts of the Building Environment on Health and Well-Being
Special Issue in International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health: Building Related Illnesses
Prof. Dr. Rui M.M. Carneiro de Barros
Department of Civil Engineering (DEC) - Structural Division, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto (FEUP), R. Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal
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Interests: structural dynamics; earthquake engineering; wind engineering; control of vibrations; towers and masts; long bridges; tall buildings; SHM; slender structures
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