Journal for Recent advances in Built Environment (JRABE) is a new peer-reviewed journal. JRABE publishes original papers resulting from research in Civil and Architectural engineering in the built environment. This journal covers topics mentioned below leading to a holistic approach that will benefit the community.

JRABE will strive to offer you the fastest possible speed of publication, without compromising on the quality of our peer-review process.

Developments in the Built Environment cover the following topics but are not limited to:

  • Innovative building materials;

  • Building performance;

  • Maintenance and repair work assessment;

  • Smart Structures;

  • Recyclability, transformability, reusability of materials and components;

  • Structural Health Monitoring;

  • Construction engineering management,

  • Building Information Modelling (BIM);

  • Computer aided design and simulation;

  • Finite element modeling

  • Energy efficiency, energy harvesting;

  • Indoor environment;

  • Transit-oriented development

  • Earthquake engineering, heritage structures;

  • Life cycle assessment; predictive modelling

  • Structural analysis, assessment, design, and testing;

  • Sustainable buildings and construction;

  • System safety and reliability.

Developments in the Built Environment welcome the following types of papers:


  1. Full research papers;

  2. Review papers;

  3. Short communications: suitable for providing fast dissemination of important new outcomes and technical discussion in the field of built environment.

  4. Short papers (max. submitted length of 6 pages incl. references) addressing new ideas that may still be in a preliminary stage, opinions, and results.