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).
  • Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 18 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.3 days (median values for papers published in the first six months of 2018).
  • 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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2 October 2018
MDPI Welcomes Plan S

Special Issues

Special Issue in Buildings
Masonry Buildings: Research and Practice Guest Editors: Hugo Rodrigues, Tanja Kalman Šipoš
Deadline: 20 December 2018
Special Issue in Buildings
IT in Design, Construction, and Management Guest Editors: David Arditi, Ivan Mutis
Deadline: 31 December 2018
Special Issue in Buildings
Post-Occupancy Evaluation Studies: For High Performance, Sustainable and Healthy Environments Guest Editor: Christhina Candido
Deadline: 31 January 2019
Special Issue in Buildings
Responsive Architecture Guest Editors: Dušan Katunský, Jeffrey Huang
Deadline: 28 February 2019

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