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The Editor in Chief: Professor Hocine Bougdah
Dip Arch, Ph.D., Reader in Architectural Technology, UCA, Canterbury, UK. Reader and subject area leader for Technology and the Environment in the School of Architecture.
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Scope of the journal

ARChive is an open access journal that publishes conference proceedings in a wide range of topics and across all scientific disciplines, from Sciences, Engineering and Technology to Environment, Energy and Earth Sciences. Consequently, it accepts original research papers in a wide spectrum of subjects. ARChive is a journal published on behalf of researchers that perpetually make an effort to contribute to their fields and provides them with a high visibility of research submitted. The series publishes, both, theoretical and experimental high quality papers of current and perpetual interest. It serves to cultivate, propagate, and essentially archive academic research that has been authored and submitted for academic conferences.


ARChive welcomes diverse approaches to innovative ideas that could potentially be a breakthrough in a particular field of study. To provide permanent archiving, ARChive is archived in the collaborative digital preservation archiving systems in LOCKSS, as they provide access to permanent and authorized digital content for electronic scholarly journals.


In accordance with the definition of open access journal provided by BOAI, ARChive is a model of the fully open journal that allows global open access to its content which is freely available without charge to users and institutions. They are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of the articles, or use them for any other lawful purpose for non-commercial use, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.

Vol 1, issue #1 (2017): Proceedings of the first international conference on: Cities' Identity through Architecture and Arts

This issue includes Proceedings of the first international conference on: Cities' Identity through Architecture and Arts, held in Cairo, May 2017.

Vol 2, issue #1 (2018): Urban Planning and Transport

This issue addresses a variety of urban issues that came to exist as a result of urban development, a phenomenon that has led to the deterioration of the environment and has also worsened the problems faced by rural areas. Taking into consideration the interaction between different regions and developing new methodologies for monitoring, planning, and implementing novel strategies, the authors of this issues have presented various solutions to problems concerning urban planning and transportation.

Vol 2, issue #2 (2018): Proceedings of the international conference: Cultural Sustainable Tourism

This issue is a culmination of combined written versions of most of the contributions presented during the international conference on Cultural Sustainable Tourism (CST) that was held in Thessaloniki, Greece. Covering diverse topics ranging from art, culture and heritage to sustainable development and environmental management, this issue gives a comprehensive outlook on the major environmental problems taking place and the different ways to efficiently mitigate them.

Vol 2, issue #3 (2018): First Proceedings of Al Azhar’s 14th International Conference On: Engineering, Architecture and Technology

This issue is the first of two proceedings of the papers presented in Al Azhar’s 14th International Conference On: Engineering, Architecture and Technology

Vol 2, issue #4 (2018): Second Proceedings of Al Azhar’s 14th International Conference On: Engineering, Architecture and Technology

This issue is the second of two proceedings of the papers presented in Al Azhar’s 14th International Conference On: Engineering, Architecture and Technology.

Vol 3, issue #1 (2019): Energy Efficiency and Built Environment in Developing Countries

This issue includes proceedings from the conference "Improving Sustainability Concept In Developing Countries – 2nd Edition" and the conference "Alternative & Renewable Energy Quest". This issue includes researches discussing the different concepts and suggestions to improve the sustainability within the developing countries, as well as discussing the renewable energy ways to be used in the future. This would lead to less pollution and having a more sustainable environment.

Vol 3, issue #2 (2019): Recent Studies in Urban Sustainability and Future Cities' Planning

This issue contains conference proceedings from the conferences: Future Smart Cities (First Edition), Urban Regeneration and Sustainability (First Edition), Urban Transit and Sustainable Networks (First Edition), and Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development (Third Edition).

Vol 3, issue #3 (2019): Proceedings of the first international conference Environmental Efficiency For Human Well Being (EBQL)

This issue includes proceedings of the first international conference Environmental Efficiency For Human Well Being (EBQL). This issue discusses different approaches to achieve a better living and have a more sustainable environment.

Vol 3, issue #4 (2019): Proceedings of the 2nd international conference: Cities’ Identity Through Architecture and Arts

This issue includes Proceedings of the 2nd international conference: Cities’ Identity Through Architecture and Arts. This issue discusses different aspects with regards to cities' identity such as the cultural spaces & landscapes in contemporary arts, city brand heritage and other topics which highlight the city's identity.


Topics:

  1. The City’s Image and Self-Identity
  2. City Brand Heritage
  3. Policies & Guidelines for the Planning & Development of Historical Areas
  4. Best practices for dealing with Historical Areas & Buildings
  5. Architecture and Arts in A Transforming Age

Vol 4, issue #1 (2020): Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference: Architecture, Engineering & Technology (AET)

This issue includes Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference: Architecture, Engineering & Technology (AET). This issue discusses different aspects with regards to Engineering Sciences and Architectural Design. The issue also discusses how engineering technology has to cope with the rapid industrialization and urbanization seen in most countries. Furthermore, creative design and construction practices are challenging tasks to the architects and engineers to meet the ever-growing demands of society

Topics:

  1. Architectural and Urban studies
  2. City And Regional Planning
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Electrical Engineering
  5. Mechanical Engineering
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