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Peer Review Policy for Article Collections

All submissions to following collections have undergone rigorous peer review. Reviewers have followed Springer Nature’s standard policies and the journal's more detailed Peer-Review Policy, including those pertaining to Collections. Articles will be added to the Collection as they are published.

Heritage Legislation and Management
Guest Editor: James K. Reap, University of Georgia, USA
Publishing Date: Mar 2022          

Earthen Architecture, an Endangered Vernacular Heritage
Guest Editor: Mariana Correia, UPT – Portucalense University, Portugal
Gilberto Duarte Carlos, UPT – Portucalense University, Portugal
Publishing Date: Dec 2021

Applying a Landscape Perspective to Digital Cultural Heritage
Guest Editor: Chen Yang, Tongji University, China
Kelly Greenop, The University of Queensland, Australia
Publishing Date: Mar 2020

Shanghai: Heritage at the Crossroads of Cultures
Guest Editor: Rosemary Wakeman, Fordham University, USA
Publishing Date: Sept 2019

Rural Heritage: Value, Conservation and Revitalisation
Guest Editor: Du Xiaofan, Fudan University, China
Ding Shi, Fudan University, China
Publishing Date: June 2019

Technology of Conservation and Restoration of Built Heritage
Guest Editor: Shibing Dai, Tongji University, China
Peng Zhang, Tongji University, China
Publishing Date: Mar 2019

Historic Urban Landscape: An Approach to Rethinking Urban Heritage
Guest Editor: Michael Turner, Bezalel University, Israeli
Publishing Date: Dec 2018

Cultural Landscape
Guest Editor: Feng Han, Tongji University, China
Publishing Date: Sept 2018

20th-Century Heritage: Exploring the New Futures of the Recent Past
Guest Editor: Plácido González Martínez, Tongji University, China 
Publishing Date: June 2018

East Asian Architectural Culture
Guest Editor: Subin Xu, Tianjin University, China
Publishing Date:  Mar 2018

Global and Local Challenges in Non-Western Heritage Conservation
Guest Editor: Paolo Ceccarelli, University of Ferrara, Italy
Publishing Date: Sept 2017

Affiliated with

The Journal is financially supported by Chinese Fund for the Humanities and Social Sciences

ISSN: 2096-3041 (Print)
The print version is owned and produced by Tongji University 

Abstract and indexing coverage

  • Chinese Science Citation Database
  • CNKI
  • Dimensions 
  • DOAJ
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • Google Scholar
  • Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China 
  • Naver 
  • OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  • Scopus 

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2023 Citation Impact
    2.0 - Citescore

    1.466 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.357 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2023 Speed
    26 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    190 days submission to accept (Median)

    2023 Usage 
    41 Altmetric mentions 

Call for papers

20th-Century Built Heritage of Health: Challenges and Opportunities 
Guest Editor: Christina Malathouni, School of Architecture, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom

Industrial heritage sites and mega-events: An opportunity for urban redevelopment and social change?
Guest Editors: Florence Graezer Bideau, College of Humanities and Section of Architecture, EPFL, Switzerland; Anne-Marie Broudehoux, École du Design, UQAM, Canada                                                 

Historical Monuments for Countryside Conservation in Hong Kong and Its Surrounding Areas
Guest Editors: Sidney Cheung, Dept. of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China; Thomas Chung, School of Architecture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Global Climate Change and Built Heritage
Guest Editors: Dr Chris J. Whitman, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK; Lui Tam, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK; Prof Oriel Prizeman, Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University, UK

Peer Review Policy for Article Collections
All submissions to following collections have undergone rigorous peer review.