Open Access Architecture Journals

A list of Open Access Architecture journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Architecture is both the process and product of planning, designing and construction

Open access (OA) is a key part of making research shareable and reproducable. All journal articles published open access undergoe the same rigorous peer review process.

Hopefully this list of Architecture Open Access journals will make it easier for you to decide where to publish your Architecture manuscript.
The list below includes all high-impact factor Architecture journals as well as new up and comming journals where it might also be more affordable to publish.Instead of displaying the most commonly known Architecture journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Architecture journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Architecture venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Architecture journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Architecture OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Architecture Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
British Art Studies2058-5462Paul Mellon Centre for Studies In British Art2912778.4Website
Built Heritage2096-3041Springer Nature15615371.2Website
Architectural Histories2050-5833Ubiquity Press, Ltd.22419664.7Website
Journal of design studio2687-2838Journals of Design Studio63763.5
Journal of Islamic Architecture2086-2636Maulana Malik Ibrahim State Islamic University19112352.9
ARENA journal of architectural research2397-0820Ubiquity Press, Ltd.352151.4Website
Asian journal of behavioural studies2398-4295e-IPH Ltd.19717950.8
Enquiry2329-9339Enquiry: The ARCC Journal of Arch Research12722550.4Website
International Journal of Architecture and Urbanism2622-0008Universitas Sumatera Utara1411245.4
Proceeding of Science and Technology2537-0731International Experts for Research Enrichment and Knowledge Exchange (IEREK)933944.1
Architectoni.ca1927-7148Canadian Centre of Academic Art and Science196942.1
Architecture Papers of the Faculty of Architecture and Design STU2729-7640De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.36641.7Website
SIDe2633-0687The Centre for Conscious Design10040
Creative space2321-3892Chitkara University Publications1005240
Journal of urban environment2726-0844European Academy of Applied and Social Sciences (EURAASS)5140
ABE Journal. Architecture beyond Europe2275-6639OpenEdition3478236.6Website
Architektúra a urbanizmus0044-8680Central Library of the Slovak Academy of Sciences36836.1Website
Architecture_media_politics_society2050-9006UCL Press926535.9Website
Nasleđe1450-605XCentre for Evaluation in Education and Science973235.1Website
South East European Journal of Architecture and Design1857-9353ID Design 2012/DOOEL Skopje601035
Jornades sobre Innovació Docent en Arquitectura2564-84973972234.5
VLC arquitectura2341-2747Universitat Politecnica de Valencia1263434.1Website
Athens Journal of Architecture2407-9472Athens Institute for Education and Research ATINER80533.8Website
Journal of intelligent learning systems and applications2150-8402Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.37533.3
International journal of advanced civil engineering and architecture research2348-5124Cloud Publications3133.3
Science journal of circuits, systems and signal processing2326-9065Science Publishing Group6133.3
Journal of advanced research in civil engineering and architecture2538-8061Mokslines leidybos deimantas, MB6033.3
Arsitektura : Jurnal Ilmiah Arsitektur & Lingkungan Binaan1693-3680Universitas Sebelas Maret3202032.8Website
Interiority2614-6584Universitas Indonesia, Directorate of Research and Public Service745932.4Website
Arhitektura i Urbanizam0354-6055Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science29912132.4Website
Rīgas Tehniskās universitātes zinātniskie raksti1691-4333De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.13710232.1
Jurnal RISA (Riset Arsitektur)2548-8074LPPM UNPAR145731.7
Journal of Architectural Design and Urbanism2620-9810Institute of Research and Community Services Diponegoro University (LPPM UNDIP)41631.7
ArchAlp2039-1730Bononia University Press111131.5Website
RA1138-5596Universidad de Navarra29031Website
Arquitetura Revista1808-5741Universidade do Vale do Rio Dos Sinos - UNISINOS24317730.9
Architecture and design review2661-4294PiscoMed Publishing Pte Ltd10030
Architecture research2168-5088Scientific and Academic Publishing2410829.2
Journal of Architecture and Urbanism2029-7947Vilnius Gediminas Technical University37963129Website
LivaS2548-7515Universitas Trisakti731828.8
Ardeth2532-6457Lexis srl66328.8Website
Periodica polytechnica0324-590XPeriodica Polytechnica, Budapest University of Technology and Economics7028.6Website
Joelho1647-9548Coimbra University Press2452428.2
Womenʼs creativity2591-063929027.6
Vitruvio2444-9091Universitat Politecnica de Valencia968827.1Website
IDEA1445-5412Art Architecture Design Research20439927
The Journal of public space2206-9658City Space Architecture26921826.8Website
Journal of traditional building, architecture and urbanism2660-5821INTBAU Spain101826.7Website
International journal of architecture, arts and applications2472-1107Science Publishing Group572226.3
Journal of open hardware2514-1708Ubiquity Press, Ltd.3114325.8Website
Regìonalʹnì problemi arhìtekturi ta mìstobuduvannâ2707-403XOdessa State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture70025.7
ICST Transactions on E-Business2032-9288European Alliance for Innovation n.o.41425
City, Territory and Architecture2195-2701Springer Nature16762324.6Website
Frontiers of Architectural Research2095-2635Elsevier19435624.2Website
Архитектура, строительство, образование2309-7434Nosov Magnitogorsk State Technical University71523.9
Problemy teorii i istorii arhitektury Ukrainy2519-4208Odessa State Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture81123.5
Jurnal Koridor2086-910XUniversitas Sumatera Utara941423.4
Iconarp international journal architecture and planning2147-9380Iconarp International Journal of Architecture and Planning20611523.3Website
Arqueología de la arquitectura1695-2731Editorial CSIC29066523.1Website
Landscape Architecture and Art2255-8632Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies1193522.7
Journal of Architectural Engineering Technology2168-9717OMICS Publishing Group17236122.7
Вестник СГАСУ. Градостроительство и архитектура2304-0491Samara State Technical University134322.4
Periodica Polytechnica Architecture1789-3437Periodica Polytechnica, Budapest University of Technology and Economics49431522.1Website
Arhitekton1990-4126Ural State University of Architecture and Art227422Website
Facta Universitatis0354-4605National Library of Serbia32321.9
Journal of Built Environment Studies2746-9069Universitas Gadjah Mada23121.7
Journal of architectural research and design studies2580-1252Universitas Islam Indonesia (Islamic University of Indonesia)65321.5
YBL Journal of Built Environment2063-997XDe Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.7210120.8
Igra ustvarjalnosti2350-3637Faculty of Civil and Geodetic Engineering, University of Ljubljana783120.5Website
Ukraïnsʹka akademìâ mistectva2411-3034National Academy of Fine Arts and Architecture44120.5
Cubic journal2589-7098Cubic Society49520.4
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access is the free online access of research articles coupled with the rights to use and distribute these articles fully in the digital environment.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
In the table above, relevance is used to determine the level of association between a journal and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100.
How do you count total number of citations?
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