Nazli Che Din
Farid Wajdi Akashah
Yasmin Mohd Adnan
Professor Graeme Newell
School of Construction, Property and Planning
University of Western Sydney Australia
Professor Dr George Ofori
School of Design and Environment
National University of Singapore
Professor Emeritus Ken Murta
Architect, School of Architecture
The University of Sheffield United Kingdom
Professor Sr Bill Hamilton
Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Universiti Technology MARA Malaysia
Professor Dr Mansor Ibrahim
Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
International Islamic University Malaysia
Professor James Steele
University of Southern California
Watt Hall 204 Los Angeles, California, USA
Dato’ Mani Usilappan
Valuation and Property Services Department,
Ministry of Finance Malaysia
Professor Dr. Michael L. Riley
Liverpool John Moores University
Faculty of Technology & Environment School of the Built Environment
Cherie Booth Building Liverpool L3 3AF
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Roshana Takim
Head of Program
Msc. In Integrated Construction Project Management
Graduate Centre Department Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
University of Technology MARA Malaysia
Professor Derek Clements-Croome
Professor of Construction Engineering
School of Construction Management and Engineering
University of Reading, Whiteknights United Kingdom
Professor Peter Charles Woods
Faculty of Creative Multimedia
Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia
Professor Dato’ Dr. Ar. Elias @ Ilias b. Salleh
Department of Architecture Faculty of Design and Architecture
Universiti Putra Malaysia
Selangor Darul Ehsan Malaysia
Professor Dr Christ Eves
Professor in Property Economics School of Urban Development
Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering
Queensland University of Technology Australia
Profesor Dr Deborah Peel
Professor of Planning Research and Scholarship,
School of the Built Environment,
University of Ulster
Shore Road, NewtownabbeyCo. Antrim
NOTES FOR CONTRIBUTORS
AIMS AND SCOPE
The Journal of Design and Built Environment is a publication of the Faculty of the Built Environment, University of Malaya. The journal aims to publish original papers concerned with the general area of tropical built environment and related topics. The journal also aims to present to the international community important research, development and design issues in the tropical built environment. The scope of the journal would be broad and will encompass all activities of the built environment.
TYPES OF CONTRIBUTION
We welcome original research papers not previously published, unpublished versions or extended conference papers, application and design studies, comparative case studies, reviews of architectural and building works, and survey articles.
Architects, Builders, Building Surveyors, Quantity Surveyors, Real Estate professionals, Engineers, Policy makers, Students and Researchers in Built Environment, Building Science and Engineering in institutions of higher learning.
Because of the interdisciplinary nature of the journal, papers should be written for the professional and academic audience that may have either general or specific interest in the topics.
Papers will be published in English.
SUBMISSION OF MANUSCRIPTS
This journal uses e-submission method which requires all contributors to register/logging into Manuscript Central System
PREPARATION OF MANUSCRIPTS
The preferred length for articles is around 5,000 words. However, shorter contributions will be welcomed and longer articles may be considered for publication. Manuscripts should be typed in double-spacing on one side of A4-sized paper with 1.5-inch margin on the left, using 10-point regular Times New Roman font. The pages should be numbered consecutively.
(a) The first page
The first page should show the title, author(s), affiliation, country and e-mail address(es) in the style as follows:
- Title : 15-pt bold Times New Roman, justified
- Author(s) : 11-pt bold Times New Roman, align left
- Affiliation and Country : 10-pt regular Times New Roman, align left
- E-mail address : 10-pt regular Times New Roman, align left, underlined
The first page should also contain an abstract of not more than 200 words and up to five keywords to facilitate indexing. The abstract should summarise the objectives, main findings and conclusions of the paper.
Only references which are cited in the text should be included in the Reference List. the APA Style reference system is adopted for the journal. Please refer to guidelines presented in http://www.apastyle.org for details for submissions.. References within the text will be shown in bracket by quoting first, the author’s name followed by a comma and year of publication all in round bracket, e.g. (Salim, 2003).
References should appear at the end of the article, arranged in alphabetical order by the first author’s surname as follows:
For books: surname, initials, (year), title, publisher, place of publication
For journals: surname, initials, (year), title, journal, volume, number, pages
For conference papers: surname, initials, (year), “title”, conference name, place, pages
Pescod, M. B. (1989), Environmental Engineering, Wiley, London Pescod, M. B. and Mara, D. (1987), Sewage Treatment, In Pescod, M. B. (Ed), Water and Wastewater Treatment, Wiley, London. pp 135-155 (1987)
Wakeman, R. A. (1989), Ultrasonic Cleaning of Membrane Processes, Journal of Membrane Science, 3(2):34-41
Suleyman, A. M. (1999), Use of Morringa Oleifera as Coagulant in Water Treatment, Proceedings of the International Conference on Water Treatment, Sarawak, Malaysia, pp 139-145
(c) Figures, tables and captions
Figures and tables must be included within the text rather than grouped at the end of the paper. Captions should be centred with respect to figures and tables and numbered consecutively. Table headings must be placed above tables, and figure captions placed underneath figures.
To facilitate clear reproduction, all photographs and images must be sent in their originals.
SIMULTANEOUS SUBMISSION AND PREVIOUS PUBLICATION
Submission of a manuscript implies a commitment to publish in this journal. Simultaneous submission to other journals is unacceptable. Previously published work, or work which is substantially similar to previously published work, is ordinarily not acceptable. If in doubt about these requirements, contact the editors.
Contributors are usually notified within 12 weeks whether their manuscripts have been accepted. If changes are required, authors are furnished with comments from the editors and the international review board. The editors are responsible for all final decisions on editorial changes. The editors reserve the right to copy-edit and proof all articles accepted for publication without prior consultation with contributing authors.
SUBMISSION AND CORRESPONDENCE
All enquiries and submission of the manuscripts should be addressed to:
Dr. Nazli Che Din / Prof. Em. Ezrin Arbi
Journal of Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of the Built Environment
University of Malaya
50603 Kuala Lumpur
Tel : +603 7967 5320
Fax: + 603 7967 5713