JOURNAL TITLE

The Iraqi Journal of Architecture and Planning (IQJAP), abbreviated as IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN

AIMS & SCOPE

IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN is an applied/natural science peer-reviewed journal with interdisciplinary activity. The journal has been publishing since 2001 with the aim of making significant contributions to applied research and knowledge across the globe, especially Iraq and the Middle East, through publication of original, high-quality research articles in the following fields:

  • Architecture
  • Architectural Engineering
  • Architectural History
  • Architectural Sciences & Technology
  • Environmental Design
  • Interior Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Real Estate Development
  • Urban & Regional Planning

The Iraqi Journal of Architecture and Planning publishes Arabic and English research articles, review articles, conference papers, and perspective/commentary articles, thereby providing a forum for reports and discussions on innovative perspectives in science.

OPEN-ACCESS POLICIES:

IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. (CC BY SA 4.0) licence. You are free to use the work, but you have to attribute (refer to) the work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work).

COPYRIGHTS & PUBLISHING RIGHTS

IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN allows the author(s) to hold the copyright without restrictions. IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN requires the author(s) to transfer publishing rights to it upon publishing without restrictions.

ARCHIVING

Authors can archive pre-prints (ie pre-refereeing) and post-prints (i.e. final draft post-refereeing) versions of the work they submitted to IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN using non-for-profit open-access servers whether on author's personal website and/or institutional repositories including the university or research center where the author work.. For post-prints, only the IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN’s as-published PDF version is permitted and the published source (IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN’s website) must be clearly acknowledged within the archiving webpage.

METADATA

IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN grants you the right to publish the metadata of the journal, it's issues and articles under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

PUBLICATION ETHICS

Editors, authors and publisher adopt the guidelines developed by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

PLAGIARISM

We require that the manuscript is checked for plagiarism, as part of the procedures of the journal.

PUBLICATION FREQUENCY

IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN publishes regular issues on biannual bases on June and December of every year. Additionally, IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN may publish special/additional issues for a variety of reasons such as to publish special conference proceedings.

REVIEW PROCESS

All submitted papers are subjected to strict double blind peer reviewing process. The Journal is committed to publishing manuscripts via a rapid, impartial, and rigorous review process. Once accepted, manuscripts are granted free online open-access immediately upon publication, which permits its users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts, thus facilitating access to a broad readership.

INDEXING AND ARCHIVAL SYSTEMS

IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN is indexed/achieved by the following services:

ISSN

2617-9547 print

2617-9555 online

PUBLISHER

IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN is published by the University of Technology, Baghdad

JOURNAL MANAGEMENT

IRAQI J. ARCHIT & PLANN is managed by the Department of Architectural Engineering, University of Technology.