Archnet-IJAR inaugurates its 7th year’s Volume with Plurality and Diversity — ArchNet

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

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 or



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