Buildings — Open Access Journal

Buildings (ISSN 2075-5309) is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, 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).
  • CiteScore (2019 Scopus data): 2.8; ranked 15/126 (Q1) in "Architecture", 54/174 (Q2) in "Building and Construction" and 114/310 (Q2) in "Civil and Structural Engineering".
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 17.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2020).
  • 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 Issue in Buildings
Building Information Modelling, Semantic Web and Internet-of-Things for Smart Cities Guest Editors: Henry Abanda, Blaise Mempouo
Deadline: 31 August 2020
Special Issue in Buildings
Innovative Building Design for Mitigating ‘Urban Heat Island’ Effect Guest Editor: Wahidul K. Biswas
Deadline: 30 September 2020
Special Issue in Buildings
Advances in Architectural Acoustics Guest Editors: J. Ramis-Soriano, Pedro Poveda-Martínez
Deadline: 31 October 2020
Special Issue in Buildings
Blockchain in Construction and the Built Environment Guest Editors: David Greenwood, Barry Gledson
Deadline: 15 November 2020
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