Department of Building Economics

University of Moratuwa

Sri Lanka

  • Department of Building Economincs - Sumanadasa Building
  • Sarasavi Gee Sisila - 2017
  • Budu Madura
  • Students
  • Students
  • New Building of the Department
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BEMRU Recognized Journals and Conferences

Following is a collection of good journals related to Built Environment.  The department will accept any other journal as a good journal if it is indexed in university recommended indexes.

§    SCI recognized Top  BE Journals
§    Other Good Quality BE Journals
§    Popular Journal Databases
§    Popular International BE Conferences
§    Popular Local BE journals
§    Popular Local BE Conferences
§    Popular Local BE journals
§ Popular Local BE Conferences

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International Conferences & Symposiums

SCI recognized Top BE Journals
  Name of the Journal URL of the Journal Web Site
1 International Journal of Project Management (IJPM)

http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/30435/description#description
2 Building Research & Information(BRI) http://www.inf0ormaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713694730
3 Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (ASCE)

http://www.asce.org/Journal.aspx?id=2147486635
4 Journal of Management in Engineering (ASCE)

http://ascelibrary.org/meo/
5 Automation in Construction http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/523112/description#description
6 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities (ASCE)

http://ascelibrary.org/cfo/
7 Building and Environment


http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/296/description#description
8 Construction Management and Economics(CM&E) - will be in SCI http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/01446193.asp
9 Architectural Theory Review
in ARTS & HUMANITIES CITATION INDEX


http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/13264826.asp
10 Architectural Science Review
in ARTS & HUMANITIES CITATION INDEX


http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/TASR
11 More high quality Architectural and Design journals are available in the 
ARTS & HUMANITIES CITATION INDEX


http://science.thomsonreuters.com/cgi-bin/jrnlst/jloptions.cgi?PC=H
Other Good Quality BE Journals
12 Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management(ECAM) http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=ecam
13 Architectural Engineering and Design Management(AEDM) http://www.earthscan.co.uk/?tabid=502
14 Construction Innovation http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=ci
15 Journal of Engineering Design and Technology  http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=JEDT
16 The Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=JFMPC
17 Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/ojs/index.php/AJCEB
18 International Journal of Law in the Built Environment http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=ijlbe
19 The Journal of Construction in Developing Countries  http://web.usm.my/jcdc/hbp.htm
20 The International Journal of Construction Management http://repository.lib.polyu.edu.hk/jspui/handle/10397/187
21 International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment  http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=IJDRBE
22 Structural Survey http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0263-080X
23 Disaster Prevention and Management http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0965-3562
24 Journal of Facilities Management http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=1472-5967
25 Facilities http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=f
26 Property Management http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0263-7472
27 Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=1355-2511
28 ITcon - Electronic Journal of Information Technology in Construction http://itcon.org/
29 Energy and Buildings http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/journaldescription.cws_home/504083/description#description
30 International Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=JFMPC
31 Journal of Property Research http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/09599916.asp
32 Journal of Property Valuation and Investment http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0960-2712
33 Journal of Property Finance http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0958-868X
34 Journal of Corporate Real Estate http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=1463-001X
35 Journal of Property Investment & Finance http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=1463-578X
36 International Journal of Services Industry Management http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0956-4233&
37 Management of Environment QualityAn International Journal http://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=1477-7835
38 Journal for Education in the Built Environment  http://ctiweb.cf.ac.uk/jebe/
39 Building Research Summaries http://www.irb.fraunhofer.de/bauforschung/zeitschrift_kurzberichte/
40 International Journal of Construction Education and Research http://www.ascjournal.ascweb.org/  
41 Journal of Infrastructure Systems http://ascelibrary.org/iso/

 

Popular Journal Databases
  Database URL of the database
1 Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/
2 Emerald http://www.emeraldinsight.com/
3 Ebcohost http://search.ebscohost.com/
4 Earthscan http://www.earthscan.co.uk/tabid/479/Default.aspx
5 ASCE http://ascelibrary.org/
6 Springer http://www.springer.com/?SGWID=0-102-0-0-0
7 Informaworld http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/subjecthome~db=jour

   

Popular International BE Conferences
  International Conferences URL of the database
1 Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM) http://www.arcom.ac.uk/
2 International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB) http://www.cibworld.nl/site/home/index.html
3 International Conference on Building Education and Research (BEAR)  
4 Associated Schools of Construction  (ASC) http://ascpro.ascweb.org/main.php
5 The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Annual International Conference (COBRA) http://www.cobra2012.com/
6 The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) http://www.architecture.com
7 Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS) http://www.paqs2011.lk/
8 World Sustainable Buildings conference-SB www.sb11.org/Cached - Similar
9 ANZAScA - Australia New Zealand Architectural Science Conference anzasca.net/ANZAScA_2011_conference.html

 

Popular Local BE journals
  Local Journals URL of the database
1 Research journal of the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU) http://www.mrt.ac.lk/arcfac.shtml
2 Built-Environment Sri Lanka (SLIA) http://www.slia.lk/
3 Engineer Journal (The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka) http://iesl.ceylonhost.com/
4 Sri Lanka Journal of Advanced Social Studies (National Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences) http://www.ncas.lk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=126&Itemid=65
5 Journal of Social Sciences (National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka) http://www.nsf.ac.lk/index.php/resources-and-publications/journal-of-social-sciences
6 Journal of Science of the University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka http://www.kln.ac.lk/science/web/index.php/journalofscience
7 Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management (University of Sri Jayewardenepura) http://journals.sjp.ac.lk/index.php/sljhrm
8 Sri Lankan Journal of Real Estate (University of Sri Jayewardenepura) http://journals.sjp.ac.lk/index.php/SLJRE
9 Journal of Management (The Postgraduate Institute of Management) http://www.pim.lk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=52&Itemid=64

  

Popular Local BE Conferences
  Local conferences URL of the database
1 Research Conference of the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU) http://www.mrt.ac.lk/arcfac.shtml
2 Engineering Research Unit’s Annual Conference (ERU Conference) http://www.ent.mrt.ac.lk/eru/index.php/erus/erus2010
3 International Conference  on Business and Management (ICBM) http://www.sjp.ac.lk/fmsc/icbm/index.html
4 International Conference on Business & Information (ICBI) http://www.kln.ac.lk/fcms/ICBI2011/
5 International Research Conference on Management and Finance (IRCMF) http://www.fmf-cmb.org/ircmf/irc/irc.htm
6 Annual sessions of Sri Lanka Association of Advanced Science (SLAAS) www.slaas.org

 

 

 

History

The Department of Building Economics at the University of Moratuwa was founded in 1983 under the patronage of the late Professor Siri Caldera. It is currently the pioneer Sri Lankan institute to offer undergraduate degree programmes in Quantity Surveying and Facilities Management. The Department is unique in nature as it is the only department which offers degree programmes in Quantity Surveying and Facilities...

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