Architecture and Urban Planning

The annual Scientific Journal of Riga Technical University, Architecture and Urban Planning reflects most of the research themes and content of global and local problems in the regional context not only of Baltic Sea area, but also other regions in Europe, Asia, North and South America. The authors of articles are researchers and PhD students. 

The Scientific Journal publishes articles Ahead of Print during the year and closes the issue in December.

The journal is focused on:

  • History of Architecture and Urbanism
  • Preservation and Development of Cultural Heritage
  • Theories and Criticism of Architecture and Urbanism
  • Local and Global Tendencies in Architecture and Urban Planning
  • Sustainable Architecture and Urban Environment
  • Landscape Architecture

Information presented in the journal may be useful in professional creative work of architects, urban planners, as well as to institutions responsible for preservation and protection of cultural heritage.

The Journal is published by Riga Technical University in cooperation with Latvian Academy of Sciences and Latvian Association of Architects.

The Editorial board members are academics and researchers from Northern and Eastern Europe and from US. Architecture and Urban Planning is an Open Access journal. There are no article processing charges. We provide comprehensive, double-blind peer review.

The Open Journal platform ensures article submission and processing, while the full information on current Issues, news and guidelines can be found on Sciendo platform:



Publication fees


Dear authors, 

for articles which are submitted to the system starting from the 17th August 2023, article processing charge (APC) for each manuscript accepted for publication after peer-review is as follows:

- 250 euro ((plus VAT if applicable).

The fee is applicable only if the article is accepted for publication.

The journal does not have any submission fees.

Numerous universities and funding agencies allocate funds to cover article processing charges. We recommend authors to contact their departments if funds are available to cover publication costs. 

The Article Processing Charge includes: editorial, language copyediting, proofreading, layout design, electronic publishing, project management, administrational costs.

For students and staff of RTU publications are free of charge.

Special fee rules are applied for participants of RTU International Scientific Conference section Architecture and Urban Planning. Please consult the journal staff for more information. 

Posted: 2023-03-24

Accepting new submissions for the Volume 19 (2023)


Authors interested in submitting a paper for this volume are asked to check the Author guidelines on the “Architecture and Urban Planning” journal’s webpage on Sciendo:

For a new submission please use the Open Journal System:


Posted: 2022-11-23
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Table of Contents


Linda Leitāne-Šmīdberga
Cristian Suau
Erika Zaleskienė, Indrė Gražulevičiūtė-Vileniškė
Florian Nepravishta, Olisa Ndreçka
Arturas Narvydas
Jonas Abromas, Jūratė Kamičaitytė-Virbašienė
Slavica Stamatovic Vuckovic, Kosara Kujundzic
Anna Szewczyk Świątek