International Journal of Architecture, Arts and Applications

Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019

  • Towards an Architectural Identity: Learning from the Communication Method of Contemporary Nigerian Art

    Olumide Oluwadamilola Ogeye

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 37-41
    Received: 7 April 2019
    Accepted: 29 May 2019
    Published: 1 July 2019
    Abstract: In a period such as now where there is a rapid rate of urbanization into different cultures, cultural identity is under the threat of being erased in the process. However, if architecture is for people, then it should be able to reflect, respect, as well as protect society’s respective identities. The Nigerian society being a culturally diverse one... Show More
  • Understanding the Use of IoT Systems as Architecture Design Stimuli

    Tao Shen, Yukari Nagai

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 42-49
    Received: 24 June 2019
    Accepted: 2 September 2019
    Published: 2 September 2019
    Abstract: We are entering a new area of information science that we calling the Internet of Things (IoT). It connects machine with machine, machine with infrastructure and machine with environment, the Internet of everything. More generally, we see IoT as massive amounts of connected concepts that encompass every aspect of our lives. Meanwhile, architects of... Show More
  • Same Buildings Different Models: Further Studies in Ijo Vernacular Base Camp Architecture

    Warebi Gabriel Brisibe, Owajionyi Lysias Frank

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, June 2019
    Pages: 50-63
    Received: 9 July 2019
    Accepted: 7 August 2019
    Published: 3 September 2019
    Abstract: This study examines architectural change of cultures stemming from the same ethnic source split between their homeland and other Diasporas. This change may range from minor deviations to drastic shifts away from an architectural norm and the accumulation of these shifts within a time frame constitutes variations. Based on fieldwork data obtained fr... Show More