International Journal of Architecture, Arts and Applications

Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Earth Sheltered Housing; Design Concepts for Urban Ground-scrapers

    Jideofor Akubue

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-7
    Received: 12 December 2020
    Accepted: 28 December 2020
    Published: 4 January 2021
    Abstract: The history of human housing portrays Earth sheltered homes as dwellings originally developed for shelter, warmth and security for the earliest human dwellers. These buildings which originated as subterranean dugouts have evolved into modern housing options over the years. Physical attributes of earth sheltered houses signifies a retreat from surro... Show More
  • Sound Power Characteristics of Chinese Traditional Wind Instrument Qudi

    Jianzhen Qiu, Shuoxian Wu, Yuezhe Zhao, Hong Huang, Liling Wu

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 8-15
    Received: 21 January 2021
    Accepted: 28 January 2021
    Published: 2 February 2021
    Abstract: The standards for design and evaluation of Chinese concert halls have followed that of western music and western concert halls all the time. In recent years, studies on the sound characteristics of Chinese traditional musical instruments have been conducted. Wind instrument is an important type of traditional national musical instruments of China. ... Show More
  • National Tendency in Church Building in the South of Russia from the Middle of the 19th to the Beginning of the 20th Centuries

    Valentina Serebrianaya, Yuriy Kolyshev, Irina Shevchuk

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 16-23
    Received: 3 February 2021
    Accepted: 19 February 2021
    Published: 10 March 2021
    Abstract: The study is dedicated to the church architecture of South of Russia in the 19th and early 20th centuries. South Russia represents one of the most multi-ethnic and culturally and religiously complex regions of Russia. National character thus occupies a central tendency of its church architecture. Through exploring the evolution of Orthodox church c... Show More