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Construction Innovation is a CIB-encouraged journal that publishes papers on a range of multidisciplinary subjects in the field of construction innovation

ISSN: 1471-4175
eISSN: 1471-4175

Aims and scope

Construction Innovation (CI) is an international journal that publishes high-quality research papers to advance innovation in construction sustainability, productivity, safety, quality, design, material, process, management, maintenance, informatics, communication, decision and practice.

The journal helps communicate novel ideas, applications and developments to construction researchers and professionals in order to maintain their competitive edge.

Topics published in Construction Innovation include:

  • Low carbon / energy-efficient design, construction and material
  • Life cycle assessment and energy simulation 
  • Smart city and urban informatics
  • Ubiquitous computing and smart sensor 
  • Big data analytics and cloud computing 
  • Open data and social media
  • Building information modelling and virtual prototyping
  • Drone, laser scanning and image recognition
  • 3-D printing and additive construction
  • Geographic information system
  • Robotics and automation
  • Agile manufacturing and lean construction
  • Design / process optimisation and buildability
  • Intelligent system and decision model
  • Machine learning, data mining and semantics
  • Knowledge management and representation