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Building Research Journal

The Building Research Journal is an open access, peer-reviewed scientific journal of the Institute of Construction and Architecture, Slovak Academy of Sciences, focused on theoretical, numerical and experimental problems of structural mechanics, design of metal, concrete and wood structures, the effects of wind, earthquake and wave loadings on structures, fluid- and soil-structure interactions, structural optimization, safety, reliability and control of structures, technology and physicochemical mechanics of new structural materials as well as the problems of daylighting, acoustics and hygrothermal performance of structures.

Why subscribe and read

Original papers from top scientists, researchers and practising engineers from all countries. The main topics of the Journal are items of mechanics, structural science, materials, building physics and experimental research in civil engineering.

Why submit

Publication of new developments and achievements in material and structural engineering and building science. Broad scope for presentation and dissemination of new research results. Wide distribution.

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

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Please submit your manuscripts to Building Research Journal via Editorial Manager system.

Peter Matiašovský, Institute of Construction and Architecture, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia, usarmat@savba.sk

Miroslav Kocifaj, Institute of Construction and Architecture, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia, Miroslav.Kocifaj@savba.sk

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Peter Mihálka, Institute of Construction and Architecture, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia, usarmipe@savba.sk

Editorial Advisory Board
Martin Aubé, CÉGEP de Sherbrooke, Canada, martin.aube@cegepsherbrooke.qc.ca
Dubravka Bjegovic, University of Zagreb, Croatia, dubravka.bjegovic@igh.hr
Robert Černý, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic, cernyr@fsv.cvut.cz
Rostislav Drochytka, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic, drochytka.r@fce.vutbr.cz
Milan Držík, International Laser Centre, Bratislava, Slovakia, Drzik@ilc.sk
Piotr Fedelinski, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland, Piotr.Fedelinski@polsl.pl
Darius Gawin, Technical University of Lodz, Poland, gawindar@p.lodz.pl
Carl-Eric Hagentoft, Chalmers University, Sweden, Carl-Eric.Hagentoft@chalmers.se
Benny Y. C. Hon, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Benny.Hon@cityu.edu.hk
Stanislav Kmeť, Technology University of Košice, Slovakia, stanislav.kmet@tuke.sk
Herbert A. Mang, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, herbert.mang@tuwien.ac.at
Milan Sokol, Slovak technical University, Bratislava, Slovakia, milan.sokol@stuba.sk
Miroslav Sýkora, Klokner Institute,Prague, Czech Republic, sykora@klok.cvut.cz
Alexander Tesár, Institute of Construction and Architecture, Slovak Academy of Sciences, usarate@savba.sk
Martin Vavro, VŠB-Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, martin.vavro@vsb.cz

Language Editors
Jana Matiašovská, Slovak technical University, Bratislava, Slovakia, jana.matiasovska@stuba.sk

Technical Editors
Dagmar Slámová, Institute of Construction and Architecture, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia, usarstav@savba.sk

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