Journal History

ArchNet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research was established in March 2007 by Professor Dr. Ashraf M. Salama who continues to be its Editor-in-Chief since then.

Archnet-IJAR is an Open Access interdisciplinary scholarly peer reviewed journal of architecture, planning, and built environment studies, published on the World Wide Web three times a year.

ArchNet-IJAR is led by the Chief Editor Professor Dr. Ashraf M. Salama since its establishment. The journal is supported and managed by co-editor Dr. Farzad Pour Rahimian since December 2013 to present and two international boards (advisory and editorial) ensure the quality of scholarly papers and allow for a comprehensive academic review of contributions spanning a wide spectrum of disciplinary issues, methods, and practices.

ArchNet-IJAR is indexed and listed in several databases, including:

  • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
  • EBSCO-Current Abstracts-Art and Architecture
  • CNKI: China National Knowledge Infrastructure
  • Pro-Quest
  • Scopus-Elsevier
  • Web of Science Core Collection of Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters)
  • Many university library databases