ISSN 0718-8358 online version
ISSN 0718-1299 print version


Basic information

Revista INVI is a journal published by the Instituto de la Vivienda at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism, University of Chile. It was created in October 1986 with the name of Boletín INVI and in December 2003 it was renamed as Revista INVI. It is a publication with international coverage seeking to promote knowledge advances in the fields of housing, residential habitat and territorial studies, from an academic/scientific perspective. The journal aims to publish high-quality original contributions, to propose inter, multidisciplinary approaches, favoring those that have research funding, and institutional sponsorship. Thus, the journal seeks to develop and disseminate comprehensive approaches in residential habitat.

Revista INVI publishes three issues a year, in the months of May, August and November. The reception of manuscripts is permanent through the journal website, The peer review mode is double-blind.

Information services

Articles published in Revista INVI are indexed or summarized by:

  • SCOPUS, Abstract and citation database of Elsevier B.V.
  • SciELO, Scientific Electronic Library Online
  • RedALyC, Red de Revistas Científicas de América Latina y el Caribe, España y Portugal
  • HAPI, Hispanic American Periodicals Index
  • EBSCO, Fuente Académica Plus.
  • DOAJ, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • LATINDEX Catálogo, Sistema Regional de Información en Línea para Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal
  • PERIÓDICA, índice de Revistas Latinoamericanas en Ciencias
  • PUBLINDEX, Sistema Nacional de Indexación de Publicaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas Colombianas, Colciencias.
  • REDIB, Red Iberoamericana de Innovación y Conocimiento Científico


Revista INVI publishes articles under a Creative Commons (CC) Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license. To read the license full-text, visit By sending manuscripts to Revista INVI it is understood that authors know and subscribe to the license terms. Revista INVI reserves the right to modify written and/or graphic content to match the journal editing requirements.

The authors are free to promote, disseminate and publish in institutional repositories their published articles (Revista INVI copyright & self-archiving policies are avilable on Sherpa Romeo

By submitting manuscripts to Revista INVI it is understood that authors read, know and subscribe to the conditions of the Authorship Rights Assignment document and CC license mentioned before.


The publication of this journal is financially supported by:

  • Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo de la Universidad de Chile ;
  • CONICYT Fund for the Publication of Chilean Scientific Journals (2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2015).

[Editorial board] [Instructions to authors] [Subscription]

Universidad de Chile
Facultad de Arquitectura y Urbanismo
Instituto de la Vivienda

Portugal 84
Casilla 3387
Santiago - Chile
Tel.: (56 2) 2978 3037
Fax: (56 2) 2222 2661