In Brief


Certain issues have a particular call for papers. However authors can submit to the Journal at any time. If accepted the paper would appear in the next available issue. Authors do not have to wait for a specific call. Below are details of recent or current calls.

CAADe SIGraDi Special Issue
“Architecture in the Age of the 4th Industrial Revolution”

Closing date 20th March 2020

Scope of the Special Issue

  • Fusion of physical, digital and biological systems in architecture
  • Disruptive technologies in architectural design, research, teaching and building
  • Design for sustainable buildings, cities and environments
  • BIM, Parametric, AI and expert systems in design
  • Smart materials, interactive and responsive environments
  • Digital history, theory and culture
  • Robotics, digital

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    The International Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC) is a peer-reviewed journal founded by international organisations dedicated to promoting collaborative research and development of computer-aided architectural design. IJAC is committed to deepening the understanding of the foundations of digital systems for architectural design and the computational technologies enabling their development and application.

    The Journal is currently indexed with the following:

    Clarivate (formerly ThompsonReuters): Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)

    Architectural Computing is an alliance, formed in 2002, between the five international CAAD organisations ecaade, acadia, caadria, sigradi and CAADFutures.

    eCAADe Education and Research in Computer Aided Architectural Design in Europe
    ACADIA Association of Computer Aided Design in Architecture
    CAADRIA Computer Aided Architectural Design Research in Asia
    SIGraDi Sociedad Iberoamericana de Grafica Digital
    CAAD Futures Foundation

    The organisations organise conferences and other related activities. They collaborate in the production of an International Journal, called IJAC.

    IJAC: The International Journal of Architectural Computing

    There are currently four issues of the Journal per year. Authors can  submit a paper either for general review at any time or for a particular call when there is a Special issue. Past and upcoming issues contents can be seen by clicking on ‘issue contents’.

    Submitting a Paper

    Papers for the Journal are double blind reviewed through the SAGE review system. Please click [here] for details on how to submit a paper for review.

    Publication Schedule

    March (Issue 1);
    June (Issue 2);
    September (Issue 3);
    December (Issue 4) 

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    A summary for Authors on style and format can be found here

    A summary for Authors on the submission process can be found here

    The Journal is indexed in :
    (formerly ThompsonReuters)