Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research

Archnet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research
- ISSN International (Online) #1994 6961
- ISSN United States (Online) #1938 7806

ArchNet-IJAR is Transforming: http://archnet-ijar.net/index.php/IJAR/index

ArchNet-IJAR is Transforming: 

The Journal Sites are being updated and there will be two new sites:

- A site which is exclusively dedicated to Archnet-IJAR, submission, and archiving and indexing. Please click here. http://archnet-ijar.net/index.php/IJAR/index

- The new site of ArchNet, where IJAR is housed, archived and indexed as part of the collection of ArchNet Digital Library: 

See note below:

Archnet is Transforming 
Archnet is changing and system migration is being undertaken. This means that Archnet-IJAR will change as well and links to editions and issues, individual articles and book reviews will change accordingly. Older URLs will be updated by the end of January 2014. As it stands now, still everyone can access IJAR materials using the current links and URLs

For more information, please visit the following link.
https://archnet.org/news/view.jsp?news_id=24084




The latest issue of ArchNet-IJAR-International Journal of Architectural Research, July 2013 2011, is available for download >> here. The issue includes 8 regular refereed papers and 15 papers selected from CAUMME I - International Symposium on Contemporary Architecture and Urbanism in the Mediterranean and the Middle East (Faculty of Architecture, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul Turkey - November 21-23, 2012).  An archive of past and present articles are collected in a special ArchNet-IJAR >> section in the Digital Library.

Archnet-IJAR is an international refereed research journal in architecture, planning, and built environment studies, with Professor Ashraf M. Salama a Chief Editor and Advisory and Review Boards. The Journal is indexed and is listed in several databases, including Avery index to Architectural Periodicals, EBSCO-Current Abstracts-Art and Architecture, INTUTE, Directory of Open Access Journals, Pro-Quest, Scopus-Elsevier and several other university library databases. To inquire about contributing articles for future issues of IJAR, please contact the chief editor at archnet.ijar.editor@gmail.com or asalama@archnetijaronline.org
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Published News on Archnet-IJAR

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March 2013: Archnet-IJAR inaugurates its 7th year's Volume with Plurality and Diversity

With the launch of the first issue of 2013, ArchNet-IJAR begins its seventh year of publication. The March, 2013 issue of ArchNet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research is available for download here. Including 17 contributions, this issue addresses important questions raised by scholars from over 14 countries from North America to Indonesia and from United Kingdom to Egypt and Turkey. In different contexts, key papers address issues related to users perception of houses, satisfying user needs and aspirations in outdoor spaces, spatial qualities of the workplace, the application of urban design strategies place-making paradigms, writing approaches, structural engineering in architectural education. As well, issues related to architecture and cultural policies, space appropriation in informal housing areas, the notion of publicness in Tahrir Square, building performance evaluation were at the center of the discussions in other key contributions. An archive of past and present articles appears in a special ArchNet-IJAR section in the Digital Library.
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Archnet-IJAR on Design Education: Explorations and Prospects for a Better Built Environment

The special volume of Archnet-IJAR on Design Education: Explorations and Prospects for a Better Built Environment, Volume 4 (issues 2-3)--July and November 2010 was released in July 15, 2011. The volume, co-edited by Professors Ashraf M. Salama and Michael J. Crosbie, is structured around three two main categories of contributions that include A) Paradigms and Positions, and B) Practices, with contributions that address transformations in philosophical foundations, approaches, program contents and structures, models of teaching, case studies and empirical findings.

Click here for a list of articles posted on archnet digital library
Click here for a view of contents on the directory of open access journals

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March 2010: Archnet-IJAR Enters its Fourth Year

The March 2010 issue of International Journal of Architectural Research is now available in the Archnet Digital Library. ArchNet-IJAR, a fully refereed architectural research journal edited by Professor Ashraf Salama, is inaugurating its fourth volume with contributions that reach across the boundaries of cultures and regions. Historical architecture and sustainable design are recurring themes throughout the issue.

IJAR Volume 4, Issue 1 is available for download here. An archive of past and present articles are collected in a special ArchNet-IJAR section in the Digital Library.
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December 2009: Archnet-IJAR--Three Years

ArchNet-IJAR, a fully refereed architectural research journal edited by Professor Ashraf Salama, is celebrating its third anniversary. After three years, the journal has established a world-wide reputation for its quality papers, diversely addressing a spectrum of issues spanning across architecture, urbanism, and the built environment. The three volumes include 117 refereed and trigger articles contributed by 149 scholars from 35 countries.

IJAR recently released the November 2009 issue (volume 3, issue 3). Articles include research work on design education, health center performance, learning environments for autistic children, traditional settlements in Anatolia-Turkey, typological analysis of dome structures and morphology in Iran, and participatory planning processes for local development in Mexico.

This latest issue is available for download here. An archive of past and present articles are collected in a special ArchNet-IJAR section in the Digital Library.

IJAR is indexed and is part of several databases, including Avery index to Architectural Periodicals, EBSCO-Current Abstracts-Art and Architecture, INTUTE, Directory of Open Access Journals, and several other university library databases. To inquire about contributing articles for future issues of IJAR, please contact the chief editor, Prof. Ashraf Salama, at ijarATmit.edu.
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September 2009: Call for Papers for ArchNet-IJAR Special Issue: Design Education 2010

The International Journal of Architectural Research (Archnet-IJAR) is pleased to announce a call for papers for a special issue on Design Education 2010: Explorations and Prospects for a Better Built Environment. Co-edited by Professors Ashraf M. Salama and Michael J. Crosbie, this special issue of Archnet-IJAR is intended for publication in July 2010. It will be structured around three categories of contributions that include Paradigms, Positions, and Practices, with contributions that address transformations in philosophical foundations, approaches, program contents and structures, models of teaching, case studies and empirical findings.

Download a PDF of the complete Call for Papers.

For more information, contact Professor Ashraf M. Salama at ijarATmit.edu.
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July 2009: ArchNet-IJAR, Volume 3, Issue 2 in Digital Library

The latest issue of ArchNet-IJAR, a fully refereed architectural research journal edited by Professor Ashraf Salama, is available in the Digital Library. Articles in this issue include considerations of the subjects of daylighting, wayfinding, veiling practices in homes in the American Midwest, use of stabilized earth in sustainable housing in Africa, passive ventilation design, the role of emergence theory in urban design and architectonics. This edition also features a special section with twelve book reviews written by students at Queen's University Belfast. Reviewed works all concern the subject of person-environment interactions, but range in year of release from 1960-2001.

The July, 2009 issue is available for download here. An archive of past and present articles are collected in a special ArchNet-IJAR section in the Digital Library

IJAR is indexed and is part of several databases, including Avery index to Architectural Periodicals, EBSCO-Current Abstracts-Art and Architecture, INTUTE, Directory of Open Access Journals, and several other university library databases.
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Archnet-IJAR, Volume 2, Issue 2: Multiple Voices in Architecture and Urbanism

This issue of Archnet-IJAR marks the birth of a new round of debate where 13 refereed papers, by scholars from 10 countries including Bahrain, Egypt, Germany, Malaysia, New Zealand, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and the United States, present timely and pressing issues. They focus on architectural education, design pedagogy, person environment interaction, professional practice, and sustainable urban development. Reviews and non refereed trigger articles include discussions on the future of African cities, and futuristic visions and theories on sustainable design.

To submit articles for possible publication in future issues, contact Professor Ashraf Salama, Chief Editor, at ijarATmit.edu.

Visit Archnet-IJAR in our digital library.

To download Archnet-IJAR Vol. 2, Issue 2, click here.
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March 2007: IJAR debuts on ArchNet

ArchNet is pleased to announce the first issue of the Archnet-IJAR International Journal of Architectural Research. ArchNet-IJAR is an interdisciplinary, fully-refereed scholarly online journal of architecture, planning, and built environment studies.

This inaugural issue of ArchNet-IJAR features seven diverse papers covering global and local issues from North America, Brazil, the Middle East, India, and Singapore.

Papers from Sheila Ornstein and Rosario Ono, et al, emphasize the technical aspects of the built environment, including accessibility and fire safety; Uma Maheswaran and Ang Guo Zi address daylighting and energy performance; Nikos Salingaros and Kenneth G. Masden II introduce a new position on the role of human intelligence in shaping the architecture of the 21st century; Khaled Asfour, Yasser Mahgoub, and Ashraf Salama offer three critical analyses of the built environment in the Arab world, debating issues of tradition, modernity, and identity, while Thalia Kennedy explores spatial hierarchy in the Taj Mahal's interior environment.
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