Aims & Scope


Journal of Building Construction and Planning Research (JBCPR) is an open access, scholarly peer reviewed and refereed journal published in electronic form as well as print form. The JBCPR publishes original research, state-of-the-art review articles, discussion papers, innovative industrial application, insightful case studies, and book reviews from experts in the field of building construction and planning. The extensive knowledge, experimental findings, and practical information produced by the journal have become significant resources for innovations in building construction and planning. The journal aims to promote technical and scientific advances in building construction and planning among academia, professionals, consultants and students by stimulating research, encouraging academic exchange and enhancing professional development. The editors welcome high-quality contributions from all over the world.


All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within 3 weeks followed by printed hard copy. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:


  • · Applications of Computer Models, Techniques, and Equipment
  • · Building Conservation
  • · Building Design and Operation
  • · Building Heritage
  • · Building Maintenance and Repairs
  • · Building Planning
  • · Building Remodeling
  • · Building Systems & Components
  • · Construction Management
  • · Construction Materials
  • · Construction Methods
  • · Construction Safety
  • · Crime Prevention through Environment Design
  • · Education Relate to Building Construction and Planning
  • · Emerging Building Technology and Materials
  • · Energy Consumption & CO2 Emissions of Materials & Construction Methods
  • · Environmental Engineering of Buildings
  • · Environmental Pollution in Buildings
  • · Green Building Design & Technology
  • · High-rise Building Design and Construction
  • · History of Construction and Architectural Engineering
  • · HVAC system for Building
  • · Landscape Planning and Design for Building
  • · Other Fields Related to Building Construction and Planning
  • · Passive House Design and Construction
  • · Performance of Buildings
  • · Project Management
  • · Recycling of Building Materials
  • · Specification for Building Construction
  • · Structural Engineering of Building
  • · Sustainable Development of Building
  • · Urban Planning and Development
  • · Urban Renewal

  • We are also interested in:
    1) Short reports: 2-5page papers where an anthot can either present an idea with theoretical background but has not yet completed the research needed for a complete paper or preliminary data;
    2) Book reviews: Comments and critiques;
    3) Technical notes;
    4) Article reviews;
    5) Case studies of best practice, etc.