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 18.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second 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.
  • Companion Journal: Architecture.
Impact Factor: 2.648 (2020) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.703 (2020)
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Topic in Sustainability, Atmosphere, Climate, Buildings, Urban Science
Urban Mitigation and Adaptation to Climate Change Topic Editors: Antonino Marvuglia, Maider Llaguno-Munitxa, Federico Amato
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Topic in Sustainability, Buildings, Infrastructures, Technologies, Urban Science
Advances in the Sustainability Assessment of Building and Infrastructure Projects Topic Editors: Víctor Yepes, Ignacio J. Navarro Martínez, Antonio J. Sánchez-Garrido
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Topic in Architecture, Buildings, Land, Sustainability, Urban Science
Architectures, Materials and Urban Design Topic Editors: Nikos A. Salingaros, Alexandros A. Lavdas, Michael W. Mehaffy, Ann Sussman
Deadline: 15 October 2022
Topic in Energies, IJERPH, Processes, Buildings, Atmosphere
Energy Efficiency, Environment and Health Topic Editors: Roberto Alonso González Lezcano, Francesco Nocera, Rosa Giuseppina Caponetto
Deadline: 31 October 2022
Special Issue in Buildings
Towards Construction 4.0: The Connection of Lean Construction and Industry 4.0 Guest Editor: Patrick Dallasega
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Buildings
Seismic Design and Performance of Timber Structures Guest Editors: Jorge Manuel Branco, Beatrice Faggiano
Deadline: 15 June 2022
Special Issue in Buildings
Sustainable and Green Construction Materials: Opportunities for New and Existing Structures Guest Editor: Marco Di Ludovico
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Special Issue in Buildings
Post-COVID Architecture Research Guest Editor: Dirk H.R. Spennemann
Deadline: 10 July 2022
Topical Collection in Buildings
Structural Dynamics and Analysis of Civil Structures and Engineering Materials Collection Editors: Giuseppina Uva, Sergio Ruggieri
Topical Collection in Buildings
Sustainable Building Materials: Design and Digitization Collection Editors: Asad Hanif, Luciana Restuccia, Shazim Memon, Arsalan Khushnood
Topical Collection in Buildings
Women in Buildings Collection Editors: Chiara Bedon, Flora Faleschini, Laura Galuppi, Linda Giresini
Topical Collection in Buildings
Construction Management – Future Innovations, Methods, Techniques and Technologies Collection Editors: Agnieszka Leśniak, Krzysztof Zima
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