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About the Journal

  • Focus and Scope


To produce a world acclaimed journal dedicated to the propagation and dissemination of well articulated research results in the built environment and allied fields in Nigeria, Africa and the world at large.


  • To provide a platform for multi-disciplinary interaction between academics and practitioners;
  • To provide an intentionally recognized platform for the built environment practitioners;
  • To disseminate innovate and cutting edge practices in the services delivery and customer services activities in the built environment and
  • To contribute to the built environment body of knowledge


The scope of the journal would be broad and would encompass all activities within the built environment. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Relationships with building design, construction, property valuation, management, and market structure
  • Education for the building design, construction, services, and management professions.
  • Integration of international technology and universal knowledge with local, social, and cultural traditions for building design, construction, and management operations
  • The philosophy and policies of building construction research costing environmental valuation and architectural science
  • The environmental performance of buildings, building systems and components
  • Human responses to the built environment in and around buildings and in other enclosed spaces

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Journal History

Papers are invited for publication in the Covenant Journal of Research in the Built Environment (CJRBE), which is published by Covenant University Press, Ota, Ogun State. It is an academic, bi-annual, peer-reviewed international journal that offers the platform for scholarly debates and discussions in building design and construction as well as the management of the built environment. The broad scope of topics includes, but not limited to, education and development of built environment professionals; urban design; sustainable building design and construction; construction management and technology; project performance and improvement; housing; property management and real estate valuation.

The substantive paper should be prefaced by an abstract of not more than 250 words, detailing the structure of the work; broad and specific objectives the paper has sought out to accomplish; methods employed; research design and hypothesis tested, if applicable; major findings and conclusion.

Papers submitted for assessment should adopt the APA referencing style, Time New Roman using font size 12, and should not exceed 15 pages of 1.5 spaced typing. All papers are expected to be in line with these ground norms of the editorial policy.