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Author Guidelines

Information for DIMENSI Article Contributors
The Editorial Board welcomes articles, research reports that have never been submitted for consideration nor published elsewhere.

Articles must be submitted through online submission on E – Journal website

The writing guidelines are as follows:
1. Manuscripts must be in English, typed in MS Word, single-spaces, not more than 15 pages (including figures and tables).

2. The heading should be: (1) not more than 12-word, (2) the contributor(s), (3) the complete affiliation(s) and address(s), and (4) separate page.

3. An abstract of not more than 150 words should be at the beginning of the manuscript and is followed by key words: ……..; …….; ……..; ………

4. Introduction and other headings should be marked clearly. First paragraph of each heading and subheading should not be indented. The second paragraph should be indented by 5 points. The international system of units (SI units) should be applied. Equations should be given on separate lines with the equation number in parenthesis at the right margin.

5. All figures must have number and place under the figure; if the figure is cited then the first contributor’s name as the resourcer must be stated. (Figure 1. Abcde. source: abcd).

6. All tables are given in SI number on the top right. The tables are numbered consecutively and should not duplicate data found elsewhere in the manuscript.

7. Acknowledgment of collaboration or preparation may be included before the references.

References should conform the following format:

Stein, B., Reynolds, J.S., Grondzik, W.T. & Kwok, A.G. (2006). Mechanical and Electrical Equipment for Buildings, 10th eddition. New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons.

journal (with 2 to 5 authors):
Spence, R.J.S., Kelman, I., Baxter, P.J., Zuccaro, G. & Petrazzuoli, S. (2005). “Residential Building and Occupant Vulnerability to Tephra Fall”, journal of Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 5, p. 477-494.

(with 5 more authors):
Oberndorfer, E. et al. (2007). “Green Roof as Urban Ecosystems: Ecological, Structures, Functions and Services”, journal of BioScience, 57(10), p. 823-833.


Wang, G. & Zhu, Y.X. (2007). “How to Develop District Cooling in China with Success”. The 6th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation & Energy Conservation in Buildings, Oct. 28-31, Sendai-Japan, p. 765-771.

9. Appendixes are not to be permitted to the journal (all figures and tables should be included in the body text).

10. Authors are in charge of obtaining permission to reproduce any of figures and tables used from other copyrigt owners or publishers.

11. Corresponding author’s e-mail must be given for more than two authors and up in the manuscript.

12. Authors are urged to download and use the DIMENSI journal templete directly from the webside: (

Upon publication, 2-copy of hard-paper journals will be mailed free of charge to the lead author of the manuscript.

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