International Journal of Architecture, Arts and Applications

Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022

  • Architectural Features of Ancestral Temples in the Three Gorges Area of Chongqing, China

    Yuhua Zhu, Xiaoke Nie

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 100-105
    Received: 21 June 2022
    Accepted: 6 July 2022
    Published: 20 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20220803.11
    Abstract: The Three Gorges area of the Yangtze River is famous for its unique natural landscape and a large number of ancestral temple buildings. The traditional ancestral temple architectures have also become an important historical witness of the traditional culture of the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River. For example, the famous Shibao-zhai Castle in Zho... Show More
  • Adaptability in Energy Efficient Office Building Design

    Noah Gethsemane Akhimien, Kingsley Okechukwu Dimuna

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 106-111
    Received: 29 May 2022
    Accepted: 20 June 2022
    Published: 28 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20220803.12
    Abstract: Office Buildings are expected to provide adequate support to different clerical operations considering CO2 emissions and adaptable spaces. However, most office buildings fall short of these requirements. This study aimed to promote Adaptability in energy-efficient office buildings. Hence, reducing CO2 emissions as it relates to climate change. Flex... Show More
  • Seismic Risk Assessment of Existing Buildings Based on Architectural View in Dhaka City, Bangladesh

    Farzana Rahman, Maksudur Rahman

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 112-120
    Received: 15 June 2022
    Accepted: 15 July 2022
    Published: 28 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20220803.13
    Abstract: Dhaka, capital city of Bangladesh is one of the most crowded and merely planned megacities in the world, who faces water logging, fire hazard and flood in high frequent rate that sometimes we almost forget about seismic risk. Meanwhile, Dhaka has scrutinized as highly risky city in the world because of its geographic location close to seismically a... Show More
  • Industrialize the Architectural Profession at Last to Revitalize It and Make It up to the Urgent Needs of Our Era

    Michal Sourek

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 121-129
    Received: 6 June 2022
    Accepted: 28 June 2022
    Published: 29 July 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20220803.14
    Abstract: The architectural profession operates in an extremely competitive environment today - and more and more evidence arises showing it cannot cope. The consequence is socio-economic problems for architects, the devastation of the branch, and substandard performance that affects the protected interests of individuals and the public interest, including u... Show More
  • Housing Modification as Predictors for Residential Satisfaction in Apo Resettlement, Abuja Nigeria

    Unah Mathew Okopi

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 130-142
    Received: 20 February 2022
    Accepted: 21 March 2022
    Published: 24 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20220803.15
    Abstract: For more than 15 years resettlement housing has been associated with Abuja development policy for resettling of its aboriginal inhabitant people, implemented by the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA). The housing scheme is significantly undergoing a periods of housing modification, which the study is evaluating with regard to changes made... Show More
  • Development of Safe Two-Store Minimalist Type of Residential House Design Against COVID-19 Based on Local Wisdom of the Bugis Environmental Insight

    Muhammad Ardi, Hamzah Nur, Faizal Amir, Bakhrani Abdul Rauf, Mithen Lullulangi

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 143-147
    Received: 3 August 2022
    Accepted: 20 August 2022
    Published: 29 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20220803.16
    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to find (1) development of the design of supporting facilities, (2) stages of implementing the development of the design of supporting facilities, (3) factors supporting and inhibiting development of the design of supporting facilities for minimalist type residences (types 35, 40 and 45) with two floors. safe against C... Show More
  • Proposal for an Eco-neighborhood in Cuautitlan, State of Mexico

    Alberto Cedeno Valdiviezo

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 3, September 2022
    Pages: 148-163
    Received: 12 July 2022
    Accepted: 9 August 2022
    Published: 31 August 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijaaa.20220803.17
    Abstract: One of the most promising proposals of urban planning for transforming urban areas into sustainable cities is eco-neighborhoods. While these settlements are continually being developed in European nations, in the Americas little is known of them. Therefore, we feel it is necessary to propose strategies for establishing eco-neighborhoods in our citi... Show More