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Focus and Scope

Architectural Histories is an international, blind peer-reviewed scholarly journal that creates a space where historically grounded research into all aspects of architecture and the built environment can be made public, consulted, and discussed.

The journal is open to historical, historiographic, theoretical, and critical contributions that engage with architecture and the built environment from a historical perspective. We invite original contributions of the highest quality from scholars and critics in all stages of their career.

The journal especially welcomes contributions that stimulate reflection and dialogue about the place of history and historical research within the varied and multifaceted ways in which architecture and the built environment are studied and debated today, across disciplines, cultures and regions.

The journal publishes on a continual basis, with new articles coming online as soon as they have passed peer review, forming one open issue (running from Jan 1 to Dec 31) as well as a themed issue per year.



Publication Frequency

The journal is published online as a continuous volume and issue throughout the year. Articles are made available as soon as they are ready.


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

Authors of articles published in Architectural Histories remain the copyright holders and grant third parties the right to use, reproduce, and share the article according to the Creative Commons license agreement.


Archiving Policy

The journal’s publisher, Ubiquity Press, focuses on making content discoverable and accessible through indexing services. Content is also archived around the world to ensure long-term availability.

Ubiquity Press journals are indexed by the following services:

Web of Science Emerging SourcesCrossRef, JISC KB+, SHERPA RoMEO, Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), EBSCOHost, and Google Scholar. In addition, all journals are available for harvesting via OAI-PMH.

Architectural Histories is also included in the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals and the European Reference Index for Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS).

To ensure permanency of all publications, this journal also utilises CLOCKSS, and LOCKSS archiving systems to create permanent archives for the purposes of preservation and restoration.

If Architectural Histories is not indexed by your preferred service, please let us know by emailing support@ubiquitypress.com or alternatively by making an indexing request directly with the service.


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