About the Journal
Budownictwo i Architektura is a regional journal focused on the broadly defined aspects of civil engineering and architecture. Launched in 2007 as semi-yearly, and since 2013 became a quarterly. It is published by the Lublin University of Technology, with the editorial office seated at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture. Since the beginning journal follows the Open Access policy.
Budownictwo i Architektura publishes original research papers that explore the following areas:
• Structural engineering
• Structural mechanics
• Mechanics of composite materials
• Road and bridges design, construction and maintenance
• Construction materials manufacturing methods
• Construction economics and management
• Maintenance and restoration of built heritage
• Architecture and history of architecture
• City planning and history of city planning
• Social and economic aspects of architecture
• Sustainable development in architecture and construction
• Urban renewal
• Real estate appraisal and management
The journal is recognized by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education. ICV 80.54
ISSN 1899-0665, e-ISSN 2544-3275.
Each paper is evaluated by at least two independent reviewers; the reviewers need to be from outside the academic institution that the author of the text is affiliated in. The redaction uses the principle of double blind review process to ensure that reviewers and authors do not know each other’s identities. In ethical matters, the journal follows the principles of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) publishing ethics and applies the procedures included in the diagrams.
The review should include an unambiguous decision of a reviewer on the conditions of acceptance or rejection of an article (form: docx,odt or pdf).
The criteria of acceptance and rejection of an article:
The redaction shall only accept original scientific articles written in Polish and English. The articles that fail to fulfil these requirements may be rejected by the Editor-in-Chief before sending them to a reviewer. The same thing applies to the articles that infringe the copyrights of a third party. The decision whether an article is eligible to publication will be made on the basis of the following criteria:
Accordance of title and summary with the subject of an article;;
Accordance of conclusions with the results presented in an article;
Use of the correct and innovative research methods;
Use of the correct work layout, language, style, units and terminology;
Quality of attached pictures and tables;
Use of the correct quotations and current state of knowledge;
Linguistic correctness of the summary in English.
Budownictwo i Architektura supports the open science program.. The journal enables Open Access to their publications. Everyone can view, download and forward articles, provided that the terms of the license are respected.
The authors publish by transferring copyrights to Journal on the basis of Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial-NoDerivatives License 4.0. (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 ) on the same conditions.
Publishing of articles is possible after submitting a signed statement on the transfer of license to the Journal (No derivative works: pdf, odt or docx ).