Journal of Chinese Architecture and Urbanism

Aims and Scope

The Journal of Chinese Architecture and Urbanism (JCAU) is an international peer-reviewed academic journal which publishes original research papers. The journal presents new results of research and provides a platform for discussion and debate relating to architectural heritage preservation and cultural sustainability in the Chinese context.

Topics covered but not limited to:

  • History of Chinese architecture
  • Philosophy of Chinese architecture
  • Chinese vernacular architecture and urban design
  • Chinese landscape architecture and design
  • Chinese architectural technologies and innovations
  • Contemporary Chinese real estate development
  • Social dimension of Chinese vernacular architecture and urban design
  • Cultural dimension of Chinese vernacular architecture and urban design
  • Political dimension of Chinese vernacular architecture and urban design
  • Environmental dimension of Chinese vernacular architecture and urban design

Beginning in 2018, the journal produces two issues per year, June and December, and each issue contains five to six articles. The publication is free for authors, and readers pay for their subscriptions. The authors can submit their papers in Chinese or English (or both), and the length of each article should be between 6,000 to 8,000 words, with an abstract of 150-200 words, and 4-6 keywords.