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Dear Researcher

International Journal of Architecture and Urban Development (IJAUD) Journal, under license number 1399-11694, dated 1399/04/25, and Portal of scientific publications of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology to the address, IJAUD  has received the scientific grade (former scientific-research) and in the evaluation of dated 98, the Quarterly has obtained the "B" grade.

International Journal of Architecture and Urban Development (IJAUD) is an open access, peer-reviewed publication covering architecture, urbanism, and built environment studies. IJAUD is quarterly published by Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran, and receives NO PUBLICATION FEE from foreign authors. The journal aims at establishing a bridge between theory and practice in the fields of architectural and design research, urban design, urban planning, urban development, and built environment studies. A broad outline of the journal scope includes high-quality original research papers, review papers, short communications, case and technical reports and notes to the editor. According to the English Journal Citation Reports (JCR) in ISC, the average impact factor of IJAUD is 0.143.

The journal is open access and makes its content freely accessible. and allow readers to 'read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts' of its articles with an appropriate citation to journal.

“This journal is following of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and complies with the highest ethical standards in accordance with ethical laws”.The journal is open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 and makes its content freely accessible, which allows users to read, copy, distribute and make derivative works for non-commercial purposes from the material, as long as the author of the original work is cited properl.

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Current Issue: Volume 11, Issue 4 - Serial Number 42, Autumn 2021, Pages 1-74 

1. Sys‌tematic Review of Research Trends in Lifes‌tyle and Housing

Pages 5-16


Mahsa Zarrabi; Seyed Abbas Yazdanfar; Seyed Bagher Hosseini

3. A Systematic Review of the Fragile City Concept

Pages 29-40


Neda Eskandari; Zahra Sadat Saeideh Zarabadi; Farah Habib

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