International Journal of Architecture, Arts and Applications

Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Appraisal of Vernacular Stone Housing Typology of Tigrai, Ethiopia

    Samuel Bekele Jetie

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: 15 December 2018
    Accepted: 14 January 2019
    Published: 31 January 2019
    Abstract: Tigrai vernacular housing mainly characterized by a stone architecture called hidmo, which is an astonishing feature of the country and the region. The hidmo house does not only mean a flat roofed vernacular house, but it is becoming an architectural style since thousands years ago at the beginning of Aksumite civilization. The objective of this pa... Show More
  • Quality in Healthcare: An Innovative Adaptable System for In-patient Rooms

    Michele Di Sivo, Claudia Balducci

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 10-17
    Received: 3 December 2018
    Accepted: 28 December 2018
    Published: 26 March 2019
    Abstract: This article aims to study methodologically hospital buildings and, in particular, the design of inpatient rooms, identified as the place of maximum convergence between the renewed framework of the hospital and its users. The definition of design guidelines to improve and qualify the in-patient rooms, enhancing their performance, takes into account... Show More
  • Assessment of Structural and Conservation Practices on Vernacular Houses of Axum, Ethiopia

    Gebremeskel Teweldemedhn Desta

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 18-28
    Received: 14 February 2019
    Accepted: 19 March 2019
    Published: 11 May 2019
    Abstract: Historical buildings are one of the physical testimonies of early settlements and civilizations. The creativity of space, form and order of their houses, the techniques and technologies they have used, the methodologies of construction and building material selection is a mirror of the society’s knowledge and wisdom. But, those traditional houses t... Show More
  • The Behavior of Stage House Inhabitant Towards the Provision of Safe Drainage to the Environment in Soppeng District

    Rahmansah Rahmansah, Mithen Lullulangi

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 29-36
    Received: 19 March 2019
    Accepted: 16 May 2019
    Published: 13 June 2019
    Abstract: The aim of this research was to study the behavior of stage house inhabitants towards the provision of safe drainage to the environment in Soppeng District and also to understand the influence of some environmental factors on them, both individually and collectively. For the purpose, Marioriwawo, Lilirilau, and Marioriawa Sub-districts were selecte... Show More