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 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 29 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5 days (median values for papers published in this journal in first half of 2017).

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St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34
Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
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Special Issues

Special Issue in Buildings
Nature-Based Solutions and their Relation to Urban Resilience Guest Editors: Steffen Lehmann, Silvio Caputo, Alessandro Melis
Deadline: 31 October 2017
Special Issue in Buildings
Built Heritage: Conservation vs. Emergencies Guest Editors: Stefano Brusaporci, Giuseppe Amoruso
Deadline: 30 November 2017
Special Issue in Buildings
Addressing Sustainable Building Refurbishment: A Journey through Energy Optimization and Structural Retrofit Guest Editors: Gerardo Maria Mauro, Costantino Menna
Deadline: 31 December 2017
Special Issue in Buildings
Understanding and Improving the Building Fabric Thermal Performance of Existing Dwellings Guest Editor: David Johnston
Deadline: 28 February 2018
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