Journal of Chinese Architecture and Urbanism

  • Online ISSN: 2717-5626

The Journal of Chinese Architecture and Urbanism (JCAU) is an international peer-reviewed academic journal which publishes original research articles, review articles, reports, and book reviews. 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 and city planning; Philosophy of Chinese architecture and city planning; 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.

 

         


 

 

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Special issue title: Sustainable Urban Design   

Background: This special issue focuses on investigating the current urban design practice of the public realm and urban areas in Chinese cities from a sustainability perspective. The issue is initiated to share most recent developments by integrating the latest theoretical research with regard to the structure of urban form and the creation of urban places in order to respond to the major opportunities and challenges.

The issue covers urban regeneration issues, public realm design, urban design theory and practice and sustainable urbanism theory and investigations centred on place-making with advanced technology and design tools. Authors are invited to contribute to this issue by focusing on the contemporary cultural, historical, social, economic and environmental challenges in terms of achieving holistic sustainability in Chinese cities.

Authors are encouraged to develop problem-solving ideas and strategies. The main objective of this issue is to enhance the overall understanding of the complex relationship between spatial and design issues, and social and economic urban crises in China. The issue addresses urban design as a mode of research and practice that shapes urban environments and responds to urban issues.

 


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January 6, 2020
Current Issue
Vol 2 No 1 (2020)
Published on May 15, 2020

The Journal of Chinese Architecture and Urbanism (JCAU) is an international peer-reviewed academic journal which publishes original research articles, review articles, reports, and book reviews. 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 and city planning; Philosophy of Chinese architecture and city planning; 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.