A national first-class journal, a core journal of China, and a source journal for Chinese scientific and technical papers and citations.

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Introduction of Architectural Journal
Under the sponsorship of Architectural Society of China, Architectural Journal started its first issue in 1954, with Liang Sicheng, an eminent architectural historian and educator as its founding member. Architectural Journal has been recognized as a national first-class journal, a core journal of China, and a source journal for Chinese scientific and technical papers and citations. It is also the most authoritative and most widely-circulated journal in the field of architecture in China.

Architectural Journal aims to represent the overall development of Chinese architecture, and to promote the research on Chinese architectural theories and practices. It consists of two major categories in its content: theoretical research and practical projects, including sections such as Architectural Theory, Architectural Forum, Architectural Education, Study on Design, Works of Design, Urban Design, Building Science, Housing Design, Traditional Chinese Architecture, Overseas Architecture, Book Reviews, etc.

Since its first issue, Architectural Journal has published a large number of first-rank academic papers and important works of design, which has firmly established Architectural Journa’s reputation as the most comprehensive reference and essential tool to study Chinese architecture. Its high quality and prominence have thus effectively attracted numerous readers and excellent contributors in the past decades.

Architectural Journal is a monthly journal, formatted on large sextodecimo sheet of 128 pages for each issue. The whole journal is printed on art paper in full color, with a good many illustrations of high quality. Architectural Journal is published on the twentieth day of each month, distributing both in China and overseas.
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