Thursday, December 29, 2011

IJAR @ Five Years made it to Scopus-Elsevier: International Journal of Architectural Research, Volume 5, Issue 3, November 2011.

With the launch of the third issue of 2011, ArchNet-IJAR completes it's fifth year of publication. The November, 2011 issue of ArchNet-IJAR: International Journal of Architectural Research is available for download here.

An archive of past and present articles appears in a special ArchNet-IJAR section in the Digital Library.

IJAR is a fully refereed architectural research journal edited by Professor Ashraf Salama. The Journal is indexed and is listed in several databases, including Avery index to Architectural Periodicals, EBSCO-Current Abstracts-Art and Architecture, INTUTE, Directory of Open Access Journals, Pro-Quest, Scopus-Elsevier and several other university library databases. To inquire about contributing articles for future issues of IJAR, please contact the chief editor at . or

Download complete publication from Archnet Digital Library

Download and see record of individual articles from the Directory of Open Access Journals

Table of Contents

Refereed Regular Papers

Factors Influencing Public Attachment to Mosques in Malaysia 07/24
Mina Najafi and Mustafa Kamal Bin Mohd Shariff

The Significance of User Participation in Architectural Design: The Case of Nicosia Social Housing Complex 25/39
Rafooneh Mokhtarshahi Sani, Bahar Ulucay, and Pinar Ulucay

Revitalizing Historic Cairo: Three Decades of Policy Failure 40/57
Remah Y. Gharib

Post Occupancy Evaluation of Shared Circulation Spaces of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Dokuz Eylul University 58/80
Rengin Zengel and Ilkim S. Kaya

Architectural Form Creation in the Design Studio: Physical Modeling as an Effective Design Tool 81/92
Wael Abdelhameed

Intellectual Property in Architecture: Between Legislations and Ethical Manifestations with Special Reference to the Egyptian Case 93/106
Nehad Mohamed Eweda

Review and Trigger Articles

Architecture and Design Research: Reflections in Relation to the Design Process 107/115
Navid Gohardani

Place Identity in 21st Century Architecture in South Korea 116/133
Hee Sun (Sunny) Choi

Book Review: Designing for Play, by Barbara E. Hendricks 134/136
Remah Y. Gharib

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