About the Journal

Proceedings of Academic Research Community (ARChive) stands as a peer-reviewed journal committed to preserving and celebrating the valuable contributions of researchers across diverse fields. As a respected publishing platform, ARChive follows a quarterly peer review publication schedule. It serves as a dynamic arena to nurture, disseminate, and archive noteworthy academic research that originates from contributions presented at academic conferences. With a specialized focus on the social and behavioral sciences, this journal strives to embrace research papers delving into the intricate interplay between vertical dimensions and environmental factors in relation to creating livable cities.

By offering a platform for researchers to showcase their work, ARChive actively promotes the advancement of knowledge within the academic community. With a commitment to scholarly excellence, ARChive fosters an environment that supports rigorous research methodologies, critical analysis, and innovative thinking. By providing a comprehensive archive of academic contributions, the journal serves as a valuable resource for scholars, professionals, and policymakers seeking to understand and address the challenges and opportunities associated with height and environmental aspects in urban contexts.

Through its publication of research papers, ARChive aims to stimulate meaningful conversations, inspire further investigations, and contribute to the development of sustainable, inclusive, and livable cities. By bridging the gap between academia and practice, the journal strives to foster collaborations and promote evidence-based decision-making in urban planning, architecture, social sciences, and related disciplines.

Vol. 7 Issue 2 (2023): Heritage Conservation and Cultural Tourism

Cultural tourism has emerged as a modern phenomenon with the potential to promote cultural values and conventions globally, attracting tourists to cities and benefiting countries economically. The revenue generated from cultural tourism, centered around historical monuments, regional cuisine, and architectural wonders, is a significant income source for many nations. Additionally, there has been a growing popularity of nature-based tourism worldwide, where visitors appreciate and preserve expansive wilderness areas, mountains, and forests. To ensure the long-term benefits of cultural tourism, sustainability becomes crucial. This includes sustainable transportation and mobility practices to minimize the climate impact of travel, as well as the preservation of attractive landmarks to prevent their deterioration. Achieving sustainability involves integrating social development, prioritizing green public spaces, utilizing digital technologies, and promoting health, safety, and ethical waste management near tourist destinations.

This issue in the ARChive journal elaborates upon methods approaches to develop and advance sustainable cultural tourism, its economic impacts and benefits. The issues’ topics include:

  • Analysis, viewpoints and approaches in exploring cultural tourist interests
  • Approaches to environmental conservation and sustainable tourism
  • Ecotourism and Nature-Based Activities
  • Cultural Preservation Management
  • Case Studies and Best Practices
  • Economic Implications and Impacts of tourism

This issue of ARChive compiles studies that explore the topics of cultural tourism to shed light on the importance effects of cultural tourism and its economic and strategic effects, in addition to addressing fundamental topics such as historical heritage, attractive landmarks preservation and their importance in the increasingly growing cultural tourism industry as well as technological and digital implementation in tourist the tourist experience.

The selected papers in this issue are from IEREK’s international conference. The 5th Edition of the Cultural Sustainable Tourism (CST), held online in June 2023.

The print ISSN of the Conference is 2974-3761.

The online ISSN of the Conference is 2974-377X.

Published: 2023-07-31

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Vol. 7 Issue 3 (2023): The Influence of Cultural Heritage, Design vocabularies, and Urban Transformations on the Identity of Cities

This special issue delves into the captivating interplay between these three essential elements and their profound impact on shaping the identities of cities worldwide. Within the dynamic realm of urban landscapes, cities continually redefine themselves through architectural expressions, urban planning initiatives, and the preservation of their cultural legacies. This collection explores the intricate relationship between cultural heritage, design vocabularies, and urban transformations, shedding light on how they contribute to the unique identities of cities. By examining the harmonious or tension-filled balance between tradition and modernity, heritage and progress, we uncover the narratives that shape the urban fabric and contribute to the rich tapestry of our global cities. Through insightful research, case studies, and thought-provoking analyses, this special issue aims to deepen our understanding of how cultural heritage, design vocabularies, and urban transformations converge to define the very essence of a city's identity.

1. Cities sights’ transformation through the Creative landscape
2. Cultural Heritage and narratives of cultural Tourism 
3. Design Vocabularies and Architectural Identity
4. Urban Transformations and Social Identity
5. Between modernity, contemporary, and traditional architecture
6. Urban Planning and Identity Formation
7. Cultural Tourism and City Identity
8. Gated communities between the Sense of both Security and Social fragmentation.
9. Participatory Design and Community Engagement
10. Digital Technologies and Influence of Application Techniques on Urban Identity