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Arkkitehti – Finnish Architectural Review publishes topical and timely takes on architecture, urban design, planning and other related fields, with content ranging from essays to commentaries, project reviews and articles as well as book and exhibition reviews. The magazine also showcases novel and interesting architecture and design projects and research. Arkkitehti follows global discourse with focus on the Finnish context.

Article and project proposals can be submitted throughout the year, but in drafting the proposals it is recommended to consider the announced, forthcoming themes. (Last updated April 25, 2019)

Forthcoming themes and submission deadlines:

4/2019 Design

Architecture and design. More information coming later. 

Article or project proposals should be submitted by the 31st of May 2019.

5/2019 Ecology

Ecological architecture and building, environmental issues and questions. More information coming later. 

Article or project proposals should be submitted by the 4th of August 2019.

6/2019 Economy

Housing production, building industry, architecture export, architectural firms, construction management. More information coming later.

Article or project proposals to the theme issue should be submitted by the 15th of September 2019.

 

 

PROJECTS, DESIGN PROPOSALS

> Buildings and other architecture or design projects proposed for publication can be submitted to ark(a)ark.fi for consideration. Submissions should include general information of the project, such as the name, location and a necessary amount of screen quality photographs or other material needed for communicating the core idea of the project.

TEXTS

> Text proposals should be submitted to ark(a)ark.fi. The intended scope, main idea, and focal questions should be explained in the form of a short abstract or a list with the main points written out. When drafting proposals, it is recommended to also consider the announced, forthcoming themes.

> The magazine decides on the publication of proposed texts. All texts go through an editorial process.

> We appreciate standard language and clear expression, contextualising the topics and critical thinking.

> Texts can be written in English or in Finnish. All material chosen for publication will be translated and edited for publishing in both languages.

> References in text, if necessary, should be formatted as endnotes. All references to textual sources should include the name of the author, the title of a book or an article, publication year, publisher and location, and, in case of direct quotation, the page(s) where the original citation appears. In a case of an edited book or journal, also include the name of the editor, the title of the book and pages where the referenced article is located. Referencing other sources can follow similar formatting.

> The magazine pays fees for published contributions.

Articles

The magazine publishes both shorter and longer articles – with illustrations if needed. Longer articles can be based on research, or take a form of an essay or a review article. The length should be approximately between 10,000 and 12,000 characters (incl. spaces). Shorter articles can be, for instance, reviews, viewpoints or commentaries to an interesting topic, or interviews. The length should be between 4,000 and 8,000 characters (incl. spaces).

Project commentary

The magazine publishes commentaries and reviews on newly built and timely projects. The reviewed projects should be discussed in advance with the editorial staff. The proposed length is around 4,000 characters (incl. spaces).

Book or exhibition review

The reviewed books and exhibitions should be discussed in advance with the editorial staff. The proposed length is between 2,000 and 4,000 characters (incl. spaces).

OTHER MATERIALS

In offering other materials for publishing, such as photographs or visual and digital content, please contact the editorial staff (ark(a)ark.fi). 

Arkkitehti – Finnish Architectural Review is not responsible for materials sent without request.

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