Architecture and Urban Planning

Open access

The annual Scientific Journal of Riga Technical University, Architecture and Urban Planning reflects most of the research themes and content of global and local problems in the regional context not only of Baltic Sea area, but also other regions in Europe, Asia, North and South America. The authors of articles are researchers and PhD students. The journal is focused on such themes as History of Architecture and Urbanism, Preservation and Development of Cultural Heritage, Theories and Criticism of Architecture and Urbanism, Local and Global Tendencies in Architecture and Urban Planning, Sustainable Architecture and Urban Environment; and Landscape Architecture.

The Scientific Journal publishes articles Ahead of Print during the year and closes the issue in December.

Why subscribe and read

The journal Architecture and Urban Planning reflects most of the research themes and content of global and local problems in the context of the countries of Baltic Sea region and beyond. The journal is focused on such themes as History of Architecture and Urbanism, Preservation and Development of Cultural Heritage, Theories and Criticism of Architecture and Urbanism, Local and Global Tendencies in Architecture and Urban Planning, Sustainable Architecture and Urban Environment, and Landscape Architecture.

Why submit

The Editorial board members are academics and researchers from Northern and Eastern Europe and from US. Architecture and Urban Planning is an Open Access journal. There are no article processing charges. We provide comprehensive, double-blind peer review.

Rejection Rate

  • 25%

Similarity Check Plagiarism Screening System

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Detailed description of the Similarity Check System can be found at:
https://www.crossref.org/services/similarity-check/

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“Architecture and Urban Planning” is an open access journal published Ahead of Print during the year and being closed in December. Articles are assigned a DOI number (Digital Object Identifier) whereby it becomes possible to search and cite them without delay. The journal is focused on such themes as History of Architecture and Urbanism, Preservation and Development of Cultural Heritage, Theories and Criticism of Architecture and Urbanism, Local and Global Tendencies in Architecture and Urban Planning, Sustainable Architecture and Urban Environment; and Landscape Architecture. The manuscripts submitted for consideration should contain previously unpublished material.

The manuscripts are accepted in English. The submissions should be made online at aup-journals.rtu.lv/about/submissions#onlineSubmissions and comply with the requirements set in the Submission Preparation Checklist.

The submitted manuscripts are double-blind peer reviewed by two experts of the relevant field. The authors are provided with feedback. After the peer review the managing editor assesses the paper’s suitability for publication in the journal and informs the authors about the decision.

After the article has been accepted for publication it goes to the production editor. The production editor makes any necessary corrections and sends the proof to the author for approval. There are no publication charges.

The authors are asked to sign License to Publish governed by the Creative Commons Attribution license in which the author warrants that the article is original, written by stated author/s, has not been published before, contains no unlawful statements, does not infringe the rights of others, is subject to copyright that is vested exclusively in the author and free of any third party rights, and that any necessary written permissions to quote from other sources have been obtained by the author/s.

All articles published in the journal are archived in the OA repository of Riga technical University.

Editor-in-Chief
Jānis Krastiņš, Riga Technical University, Latvia

Deputy/ Managing Editor
Alisa Korolova, Riga Technical University, Latvia

Editorial Advisory Board
Uģis Bratuškins, Riga Technical University, Latvia  
Sandra Treija, Riga Technical University, Latvia  
Ojārs Spārītis, Art Academy of Latvia, Latvia
Gintaras Stauskis, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Claes Caldenby, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Mart Kalm, Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonia
Frank Eckardt, Bauhaus Universität Weimar, Germany
Helka-Liisa Hentilä, University of Oulu, Finland  
Daniel B. Hess, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, New York

Editors
Avelino Pinto Oliveira, Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Portugal  
Alenka Fikfak, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia  
Arnaldo “Bibo” Cecchini, University of Sassari, Italy  
Silvio Caputo, University of Porthmouth, England, UK
Roger Caves, San Diego State University, San Diego, California, US
Kęstutis Zaleckis, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Indrė Gražulevičiūtė–Vileniškė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Jūratė Kamičaitytė-Virbašienė, Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
Leena Soudunsaari, University of Oulu, Finland
Janne Pihlajaniemi, University of Oulu, Finland
Edgars Bondars, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Marija Drėmaitė, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Anu Soikkeli, University of Oulu, Oulu School of Architecture, Finland
Epp Lankots, Estonian Academy of Arts, Estonia 
Agate Ēniņa, Riga Technical University, Latvia
Liutauras Nekrošius, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania
Aija ZIemeļniece, Latvian University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Latvia
Daiga Zigmunde, Latvian University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Latvia

Technical Editors
Alisa Korolova, Riga Technical University, Latvia  

Contact
Alisa.Korolova@rtu.lv

Publisher
De Gruyter Poland
Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
01-811 Warsaw, Poland
T: +48 22 701 50 15