Information For Readers

ArchNet-IJAR is an interdisciplinary scholarly online publication of architecture, planning, and built environment studies. The journal aims at establishing a bridge between theory and practice in the fields of architectural and design research, and urban planning and built environment studies. The journal has two international boards; advisory and editorial. The range of knowledge and expertise of the boards members ensures high quality scholarly papers and allows for a comprehensive academic review of contributions that span wide spectrum of issues, methods, theoretical approach and architectural and development 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


ArchNet-IJAR is also archived by ArchNet, the most comprehensive online community for architects, planners, urban designers, interior designers, landscape architects, and scholars working in these fields, developed at the MIT School of Architecture and Planning in close cooperation with, and with the support of The Aga Khan Trust for Culture, an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

We encourage readers to sign up for the publishing notification service for ArchNet-IJAR. Use the Register link at the top of the home page for the journal. This registration will result in the reader receiving the Table of Contents by email for each new issue of the journal. This list also allows the journal to claim a certain level of support or readership. See ArchNet-IJAR's Privacy Statement, which assures readers that their name and email address will not be used for other purposes.