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ISSN: 2096-3041 (Print)
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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    0.640 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.263 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    28 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    146 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
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    68 Altmetric mentions 

Call for papers

20th-Century Built Heritage of Health: Challenges and Opportunities 
Guest Editor: Christina Malathouni, School of Architecture, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Industrial heritage sites and mega-events: An opportunity for urban redevelopment and social change?
Guest Editors: Florence Graezer Bideau, College of Humanities and Section of Architecture, EPFL, Switzerland; Anne-Marie Broudehoux, École du Design, UQAM, Canada                                                 

Historical Monuments for Countryside Conservation in Hong Kong and Its Surrounding Areas
Guest Editors: Sidney Cheung, Dept. of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China; Thomas Chung, School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Global Climate Change and Built Heritage
Guest Editors: Dr Chris J. Whitman, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK; Lui Tam, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK; Prof Oriel Prizeman, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK

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All submissions to following collections have undergone rigorous peer review.