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 Sustainability, Buildings, Energies, Urban Science, Environments
Sustainable Built Environment Topic Editors: Siu-Kit Lau, Vesna Kosorić, Abel Tablada, Zdravko Trivic, Miljana Horvat, Milena Vukmirović, Silvia Domingo-Irigoyen, Marija Todorović, Jérôme H. Kaempf, Kosa Golić, Ana Peric
Deadline: 30 April 2023
Topic in Applied Sciences, Energies, Buildings, Electricity, AI
Smart Electric Energy in Buildings Topic Editors: Daniel Villanueva Torres, Ali Hainoun, Sergio Gómez Melgar
Deadline: 20 May 2023
Topic in Buildings, IJERPH, Land, Remote Sensing, Sustainability, Systems
Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability, 2nd Volume Topic Editors: Bao-Jie He, Linchuan Yang, Junqing Tang
Deadline: 31 May 2023
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
Special Issue in Buildings
Engineered Wood and Bamboo Composites in Hybrid Buildings Guest Editor: Sardar Malek
Deadline: 1 April 2023
Special Issue in Buildings
Emerging Challenges for Building Materials and Systems Guest Editors: Carlos Chastre, Paulo Mendonça
Deadline: 15 April 2023
Special Issue in Buildings
Green Lime Technologies in Construction Materials Guest Editors: Cristiana Nunes, Zuzana Slížková, Jan Valek, Paulina Faria
Deadline: 1 May 2023
Special Issue in Buildings
Heat and Mass Transfer and Energy Efficiency in Building Guest Editor: Mourad Rahim
Deadline: 15 May 2023
Topical Collection in Buildings
Strategies for Sustainable Urban Development Collection Editors: Liyin Shen, Jorge Ochoa, Haijun Bao
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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