Buildings 2020 Best Paper Award

Winner announcement date (expired): 30 March 2022
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Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Buildings 2020 Best Paper Award, as listed below. All papers published in 2020 in Buildings were considered for the award. After a thorough evaluation of the papers’ originality, impact, and number of citations and downloads, the six winning papers, as nominated by the Editor-in-Chief, have been selected.

First Award: (CHF 500 + one free publication)

Humans-as-a-Sensor for Buildings—Intensive Longitudinal Indoor Comfort Models (10.3390/buildings10100174)
By Prageeth Jayathissa, Matias Quintana, Mahmoud Abdelrahman and Clayton Miller

Second Award: (CHF 400 + one free publication)

Circular Building Design: An Analysis of Barriers and Drivers for a Circular Building Sector (10.3390/buildings10040077)
By Jouri Kanters

Building Information Modelling (BIM) to Enhance Occupational Safety in Construction Activities: Research Trends Emerging from One Decade of Studies (10.3390/buildings10060098)
By Mario Fargnoli and Mara Lombardi

Third Award: (CHF 300 + one free publication)

A SWOT Analysis of the Use of BIM Technology in the Polish Construction Industry (10.3390/buildings10010016
By Krzysztof Zima, Edyta Plebankiewicz and Damian Wieczorek

Durability and Climate Change—Implications for Service Life Prediction and the Maintainability of Buildings (10.3390/buildings10030053
By Michael A. Lacasse, Abhishek Gaur and Travis V. Moore

Worker 4.0: The Future of Sensored Construction Sites (10.3390/buildings10100169)
By Diego Calvetti, Pedro Mêda, Miguel Chichorro Gonçalves and Hipólito Sousa

Please join us in congratulating the winners of the Buildings 2020 Best Paper Award. We would also like to take this opportunity to thank all of our authors for their continued support of Buildings.

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