Guidelines for Authors

Relevant requirements for the articles submitting to the scientific journal «Architectural Studies» of Lviv Polytechnic National University

 

The scientific articles that have not been published before can be accepted for publication in a scientific edition. They must be dedicated to the following subjects:

  1. «The theory and history of architecture»;
  2. «Architecture of buildings and edifices»;
  3. «Architectural environment design»;
  4. «Urban planning, district planning, landscape»;
  5. «Restoration of architectural and artistic heritage»;
  6. «Design»;

 

The bulk of the article script: 6 – 10 pages of the А4 (the quantity of symbols in the whole article 15 – 25 thousand, spaces included).

The article language: English.

 

General requirements for the presentation of the article script:

  • Sheet format A4 (210 х 297 мм). Page margins: left – 1.8 cm, right – 2.5 cm, from above – 2cm, from below – 2.7 cm. Page margins mirrored.
  • Running titles: header – 1.25 cm, footer – 1.6 cm.
  • Paragraph indent – 1.0 cm.
  • Type – Times New Roman Cyr, text size – 11 pt, interval – 1.15.
  • The text is aligned relative to the page width.
  • The page numbers are not put.
  • The inside textual references and bibliography are presented according to Harvard system, submitted in a source language accompanied by Latin transliteration.
  • The articles are presented in the format of *.doc.
  • The name of the file should include the number of publication subject and the surname of the first author in Latin (e.g. 6_Avramenko.doc – is submitted on the topic «design»).

 

The article structure:

  • Information about the authors
    • initial letters of the author and joint authors (center-alignment without indentions, bold)
    • position and employment place, city (center-alignment without indentions, italic)
    • e-mail: (center-alignment without indentions)
    • orcid (center-alignment without indentions)
  • The title of the article (center-alignment without indentions, text size – 14 pt, bold type, all the letters capital)
  • Copy-write (left-alignment without indentions, italic type)
  • Abstract (amount of words: 50 – 100, language – English, bold, italic, left indent – 1 cm, paragraph indent – 1cm)
  • Keywords (up to 6 keywords or phrases, language – English, italic, bold, left indent – 1 cm, paragraph indent – 1cm)
  • Problem statement (Introduction)
  • Analysis of recent research and publications
  • Objective of the article
  • Results and discussions
  • Illustrations are accepted in the format of *.jpg або *.png. with the 300dpi expansion of the size of printing representation. Images are presented in the table contents, illustration inscription should be given below in a separate square and the reference or the author’s photo should be given in brackets. Center alignment without indentions, size of type 10 pt, italics. The figures are numbered and the references to them are presented in the text like (Fig. 1).
  • The tables are given without a fill and vertical lines. The type of the table should meet the type of the article. For the table title and its number – right alignment above the table.
  • Formulae are presented by the formulae redactor MS Equation, alignment center, formula numbering is placed at the end of the line.
  • Conclusions
  • Reference (a block of references by the source language without numbering, after which duplicate all the links in another block in Latin with the translation of the title and transliteration of the other parts of the reference)
    • References should be done to the articles published in the scientific-metric editions or monographs;
    • While referring to the publication of the scientific-metric editions one should mention DOI articles.
    • It is allowed only argued reference to the previous author’s publications;
    • It is not recommended to refer to the theses or internet material with the screen title, etc.;
  • Information about the authors (in Ukrainian, the same design as at the beginning of the article)
    • initial letters of the author and joint authors (center-alignment without indentions, bold)
    • position and employment place, city (center-alignment without indentions, italic)
    • e-mail: (center-alignment without indentions, italic)
    • orcid (center-alignment without indentions, italic)
  • Article title (in Ukrainian, center-alignment without indentions, text size – 14 pt, bold type, all the letters capital)
  • Copy-write (in Ukrainian, left-alignment without indentions, italic type)
  • Abstract (the scope of 1800-2000 characters, in Ukrainian, bold, italic, left indent – 1 cm, paragraph indent – 1cm)
  • Key words (up to 6 keywords or phrases, language – Ukrainian, italic, bold, left indent – 1 cm, paragraph indent – 1cm)

 

Before submitting the script of the article to the editorial board the author should perform a definitive examination of the article concerning the checklist to the publication requirements according to the revise certificate.

 

Authors submit to the editorial board:

  1. Electronic version of the article (together with the scanned checklist, filled in and signed by the author), one can give the disk with the article or send it via e-mail to the electronic address of the edition (jas@lpnu.ua).
  2. One copy of the article in contrast printing with the signature of the author (authors) on the first page and the signature of the scientific supervisor or the head of the structural subsection, where the author works.
  3. Checklist filled in and signed by the author (authors).

For the extraneous authors in addition:

  1. Request letter from the organization authority where the author works or studies addressed to the pro-rector of scientific work of Lviv Polytechnic National University prof. N. Chukhray for publication of the article in a scientific journal «Architectural Studies» or the expert opinion of the institution, where the author works that contains the conclusion concerning the possibility to publish the materials of the article in a free press.
  2. Information about the author.

The detail requirements referred to the cost of the article publication, the design of the interior-textual references and bibliography, the pattern for the design of the article script as well as the checklist and accompanying documents may be downloaded below: