An International refereed Journal published since 2005 (Currently indexed by SCOPUS)

Journal of Design and Built Environment (JDBE) is a SCOPUS-indexed and free open access publication by the Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya. JDBE publishes original papers and review articles resulting from research in architecture, building engineering, quantity surveys, real estate management and all disciplines related to the built environment.

Journal of Design and Built Environment covers the following topics (but are not limited to):

  • Urban Design: Development and Management
  • Sustainable buildings, design, construction and materials
  • Construction management and technology
  • Building design, performance and operation
  • Sustainable Construction and Artificial Landscape
  • Building Services and Maintenance
  • Energy and building
  • Heritage Conservation
  • System safety and reliability
  • Indoor environmental quality
  • Facilities management
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Human interaction with the built environment
  • Life cycle assessment
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The Journal of Design and Built Environment (JDBE)  is the recipient of the CREAM Awards 2018 by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia.

Vol. 23 No. 2 (2023)

Published: 2023-09-29

Evaluating the Works of Indonesian Star-chitects, Case Studies: Star-chitects building designs in Indonesia

Purnama Salura, Bachtiar Fauzy, Stephanie Clarissa, Reginaldo Christophori Lake


Revitalization of Colonial Buildings as Community Centre: Case study of the Former Radio Cililin Building, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia

Hafiz Nurrahman, Rahmadean Alifani Purwatiana, Yohanes Karyadi Kusliansjah, Asep Yudi Permana


Thermal Comfort and Microclimate in Indoor Spaces of Low-rise Residential Buildings in Dry Tropical Climate

Kevin Therán-Nieto, Raúl Pérez-Arévalo, Jesús Marín-Carranza, Andrés Caballero-Calvo


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