ISSN 1023-0564 printed version
ISSN 2415-0487 online version



Basic Information

Acta Structilia Journal is a South African accredited national journal for independently adjudicated research articles on any topic in the field of the physical and development sciences on subjects in any applicable field of scholarship, i.e. architecture, urban and regional planning, quantity surveying, construction management and project management, building economy, engineering and property or community development.

To improve the quality of practice through publishing relevant research on the built environment. The aims and objectives of Acta Structilia are supported by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The South African Council for the Quantity Surveying Profession (SACQSP) endorsed this journal for promoting research and Continuing Professional Development (CDP). The journal publishes review articles and research articles but book reviews and commentaries are also considered.

Acta Structilia publishes two issues, in June and December.

The journal’s key abbreviated title is Acta Structilia (Online).
The e-ISSN of the journal is 2415-0487.

The Acta Structilia is an online open access journal at  


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  • African Journals Online (AJOL)
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • Web of Science / Clarivate Analytics Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • SciELO SA indexed by the Web of Knowledge (part of the Web of Science search portal)
  • Proquest Materials Science & Engineering Database
  • Ebsco Discovery Service
  • Sabinet
  • African Journal Archive (AJA)
  • Norwegian list


Intellectual Property

Open access: All articles are published under a Creative Commons Attribution Licence (CC BY 4.0). Readers are welcome to reproduce, share and adapt the content without permission provided the source is attributed.

Copyright: Copyright is transferred to the author(s) when an article is accepted for publication.

Publishing rights: When an author/s publish an article in Acta Structilia, the author/s enter into a non-exclusive publishing agreement. This means that author/s retain publishing rights and may upload a second copy to institutional repositories.All content of the journal, except where identified, is licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 license.



The publication receives funding from the University of the  Free State.

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