Notification: Call for Guest Editors – special themed editions

The Editorial Board for ENQ would like to solicit proposals for guest editorship of themed issues on topics of particular interest to members of the architectural research community. A special issue focuses on a specific area of research that falls within the scope of the journal and the mission of ARCC. It is the intention to release at least one special themed issue per year. The issue will be published under the protocols of ENQ including external indexing and DOI designation.  Guest editors are restricted to those individuals affiliated with ARCC member institutions.  
Posted: 2018-05-29 More...

Call for Articles: Notice of Submission Deadlines (2018) for Articles


Enquiry is the journal of the Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC) and a principle tool used by the organization in the development and support of a research culture in architecture. Enquiry is indexed by the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, Worldcat, OAIster, and Google Scholar. Enquiry is a member of the Open Archive Initiative (OAI) and archived by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and LOCKSS. It is committed to open access publishing and uses an Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International license (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) allowing authors to maintain control over their own work.


Article submission is open at any time of the year. However, we have editorial cut-off dates in order to potentially be published in the current edition. The submission deadlines for the next upcoming issues are April 22 and September 23, 2018.

Posted: 2018-02-21 More...

Notification: Issue 14.1 [2017] released

Enquiry is pleased to present its 2017 Edition of the journal. Readers can find articles focused on topics of architectural research that includes: the use of Space Syntax to examine if the locations of retails and commercial areas affects the choices of residential locations and commuting mode (Girmay Kifle Berhie and Saif Haq); the examination of residential configuration in regards to light quality from a female user perspective (Alaa Shatwan); a literature and precedent review of utility core strategies with a focus on shifting from rigid to adaptable core systems (Carlo Carbone and Basem Eid Mohamed); and a new approach for integrating systems thinking into architectural design using process modeling language (Ahmed Kamal Ali).

Posted: 2017-12-20 More...

2017 Edition: Call for Articles

2017 Edition of Enquiry: The ARCC Journal of Architectural Research
February 2017
Vol 14, No 1 (2017)
Submission deadline: July 2, 2017
Submission process: Online (authors must register with journal website)
Enquiry: The ARCC Journal of Architectural Research would like to extend a Call for Articles for the 2017 edition of the journal.
Posted: 2017-02-10 More...