Department of Building Economics

University of Moratuwa

Sri Lanka

  • Department of Building Economincs - Sumanadasa Building
  • Sarasavi Gee Sisila - 2018
  • 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)
2 Building Research & Information(BRI)
3 Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (ASCE)
4 Journal of Management in Engineering (ASCE)
5 Automation in Construction
6 Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities (ASCE)
7 Building and Environment
8 Construction Management and Economics(CM&E) - will be in SCI
9 Architectural Theory Review
10 Architectural Science Review
11 More high quality Architectural and Design journals are available in the 
Other Good Quality BE Journals
12 Engineering, Construction and Architectural Management(ECAM)
13 Architectural Engineering and Design Management(AEDM)
14 Construction Innovation
15 Journal of Engineering Design and Technology
16 The Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction
17 Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building
18 International Journal of Law in the Built Environment
19 The Journal of Construction in Developing Countries
20 The International Journal of Construction Management
21 International Journal of Disaster Resilience in the Built Environment
22 Structural Survey
23 Disaster Prevention and Management
24 Journal of Facilities Management
25 Facilities
26 Property Management
27 Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering
28 ITcon - Electronic Journal of Information Technology in Construction
29 Energy and Buildings
30 International Journal of Financial Management of Property and Construction
31 Journal of Property Research
32 Journal of Property Valuation and Investment
33 Journal of Property Finance
34 Journal of Corporate Real Estate
35 Journal of Property Investment & Finance
36 International Journal of Services Industry Management
37 Management of Environment QualityAn International Journal
38 Journal for Education in the Built Environment
39 Building Research Summaries
40 International Journal of Construction Education and Research  
41 Journal of Infrastructure Systems


Popular Journal Databases
  Database URL of the database
1 Science Direct
2 Emerald
3 Ebcohost
4 Earthscan
6 Springer
7 Informaworld


Popular International BE Conferences
  International Conferences URL of the database
1 Association of Researchers in Construction Management (ARCOM)
2 International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB)
3 International Conference on Building Education and Research (BEAR)  
4 Associated Schools of Construction  (ASC)
5 The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Annual International Conference (COBRA)
6 The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
7 Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors (PAQS)
8 World Sustainable Buildings conference-SB - Similar
9 ANZAScA - Australia New Zealand Architectural Science Conference


Popular Local BE journals
  Local Journals URL of the database
1 Research journal of the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU)
2 Built-Environment Sri Lanka (SLIA)
3 Engineer Journal (The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka)
4 Sri Lanka Journal of Advanced Social Studies (National Centre for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences)
5 Journal of Social Sciences (National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka)
6 Journal of Science of the University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka
7 Sri Lankan Journal of Human Resource Management (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)
8 Sri Lankan Journal of Real Estate (University of Sri Jayewardenepura)
9 Journal of Management (The Postgraduate Institute of Management)


Popular Local BE Conferences
  Local conferences URL of the database
1 Research Conference of the Faculty of Architecture Research Unit (FARU)
2 Engineering Research Unit’s Annual Conference (ERU Conference)
3 International Conference  on Business and Management (ICBM)
4 International Conference on Business & Information (ICBI)
5 International Research Conference on Management and Finance (IRCMF)
6 Annual sessions of Sri Lanka Association of Advanced Science (SLAAS)





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