Buildings — Open Access Journal

Buildings (ISSN 2075-5309) is an international, scientific, open access journal on building science, building engineering and architecture published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access - free for readers, with publishing fees 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 25.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 7 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2016).

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Special Issues

Special Issue in Buildings
Seismic Performance of Timber Platform Frame Buildings Guest Editor: Francisco Almansa
Deadline: 31 January 2017
Special Issue in Buildings
Towards Decarbonization in the Building Sector: Innovating Net Zero Energy Buildings Guest Editors: Francesco Guarino, Sonia Longo
Deadline: 28 February 2017
Special Issue in Buildings
Advance in Building Integrated Microgrid Systems Guest Editor: Manuela Sechilariu
Deadline: 31 March 2017
Special Issue in Buildings
Passive Strategies for Building Renovation in Temperate Climate Guest Editors: Giuseppe Margani, Gianpiero Evola
Deadline: 30 April 2017
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