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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    Before this can take place authors should make sure that papers conform to the SAGE template and guidelines, please see the SAGE UK House Style guidelines.

    Note that the Journal uses the Vancouver style of referencing SAGE_Vancouver_reference_style

    If you use the Endnote referencing system, you can also download the style at:

    Before submitting the document, please ensure you have read the submission guidelines available here.

    Preferred formats for the text and tables of your manuscript are Word or LaTeX. The word template is here:

    Further information and (La)Tex templates are available on the Manuscript Submission Guidelines page of the SAGE Author Gateway.

    IMPORTANT: The normal length of Research papers is 4,000-6,000 words with 7000 words maximum permissible. Short Reports are 1,000-3,000 words and Book Reviews around 500 words.

    For guidance on the preparation of illustrations, pictures and graphs in electronic format, please visit SAGE’s Manuscript Submission Guidelines.

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