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 other databases.
  • Journal Rank: JCR - Q2 (Construction & Building Technology) / CiteScore - Q1 (Architecture)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 14.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • 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: 3.324 (2021); 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.354 (2021)
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Topic in Applied Sciences, Buildings, Electronics, Energies
Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency Technologies Topic Editors: Erik Dahlquist, Mirko Morini, Yukun Hu, Dionysia (Denia) Kolokotsa, Esko Juuso
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Topic in Buildings, Forests, Land, IJERPH, Atmosphere
Sustainable Landscape in Rural Areas: Theories, Strategies, and Practices Topic Editors: Bo Hong, Zhe Li, Yike Hu, Liang Li, Kai Wang
Deadline: 20 August 2023
Topic in Buildings, Energies, Smart Cities, Sustainability, Standards
Building Energy Efficiency Topic Editors: John Gardner, Seongjin Lee, Kee Han Kim, Sukjoon Oh
Deadline: 31 August 2023
Topic in Buildings, CivilEng, Infrastructures, Materials, Sensors
Life Cycle Assessment of Deteriorating Structures and Infrastructure Topic Editors: Enrico Tubaldi, Luigi Di Sarno, Michele Barbato
Deadline: 20 October 2023
Special Issue in Buildings
Sustainability in Construction: Techniques, Management and Life Cycle Guest Editors: Luis Palmero-Iglesias, Javier Cárcel-Carrasco, Aurora Martínez-Corral
Deadline: 15 June 2023
Special Issue in Buildings
Buildings and Fire Safety Guest Editors: Marina Gravit, Olga Zybina
Deadline: 20 June 2023
Special Issue in Buildings
Advanced Methodologies and Technologies in Structural Monitoring Guest Editor: Egidio Lofrano
Deadline: 15 July 2023
Special Issue in Buildings
Renewable Energy in Buildings Guest Editors: Eusébio Z.E. Conceição, Hazim B. Awbi
Deadline: 20 July 2023
Topical Collection in Buildings
Strategies for Sustainable Urban Development Collection Editors: Haijun Bao, Liyin Shen, Jorge Ochoa
Topical Collection in Buildings
Green and Sustainable Building Materials Collection Editors: João Gomes Ferreira, Ana Isabel Marques
Topical Collection in Buildings
Structural Dynamics and Analysis of Civil Structures and Engineering Materials Collection Editors: Giuseppina Uva, Sergio Ruggieri
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