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Development of Architectural, Structural and Material Sustainability Solutions

A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050). This special issue belongs to the section "Sustainable Materials".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 May 2024 | Viewed by 548

Special Issue Editors

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Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Architecture, Bydgoszcz University of Science and Technology, 85-796 Bydgoszcz, Poland
Interests: sustainable structures; construction materials; structural optimization; damage detection; wind engineering; wooden and metal structures; cement and concrete technologies; asphalt and concrete pavements; infrastructure materials; cementitious and geopolymer composites; roller-compacted concrete

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Civil Engineering Department, Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University, Niğde 51240, Turkey
Interests: construction materials; cement and concrete technologies; asphalt and concrete pavements; infrastructure materials; cementitious and geopolymer composites

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue aims to focus on the latest research and applications of architectural, structural and material sustainability solutions. Improving the durability properties of materials and structures is of great importance in terms of sustainability.

As a result of technological developments in the field of architecture and construction, recently, we have witnessed the realization of the development of wooden, metal and concrete solutions, high/ultra-high-performance concrete, self-compacting concrete, high-performance cement-based composites, reactive powder concrete, processed cement composites, fiber-reinforced cement-based composite, geopolymer concrete and similar concretes are still in development. Over time, concrete structures can no longer perform their functions efficiently due to chemical and physical external effects. The most important reason for this is that they are adversely affected by the environmental conditions they are exposed to. This situation is directly related to the durability properties of concretes, with studies on the development of concrete having focused on this issue in recent years.

In this Special Issue, original research articles and reviews are welcome. Research areas may include (but are not limited to) the following:

  1. Architectural, structural and material sustainability solutions;
  2. Material and structural safety;
  3. Structural vibration mitigation;
  4. High/ultra-high-performance concretes;
  5. Self-compacting concretes;
  6. Fiber-reinforced cement-based composite/concretes;
  7. Reactive powder concretes;
  8. Engineered cementitious composites;
  9. Geopolymer concretes;
  10. Durability properties of all types of concretes;
  11. Development of all types of concretes for sustainable structures.

We look forward to receiving your contributions.

Prof. Dr. Maciej Dutkiewicz
Dr. Hasan Erhan Yücel
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2400 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • architectural, structural and material sustainability solutions
  • high-performance wood
  • metal and concrete structures
  • durability properties
  • development of materials

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