AGATHÓN | International Journal
of Architecture, Art and Design
ISSN (online) 2532-683X
ISSN (print) 2464-9309
The Scientific Directorate is pleased to inform the Academic and Scientific Community that AGATHÓN has been included in the ANVUR list of A Class journals for area 08 and sectors 08C1, 08D1, 08E1 and 08E2 starting from January 2017.
For the achievement of this prestigious goal, we would like to thank the Members of the Scientific Committee and the Editorial Board, the Authors who have published their essays and research, the Referees for their rigorous reviewing activities and all the editorial, secretarial and production Staff for their professionalism and daily work.
THE EDITORIAL PROJECT
AGATHÓN is an Open Access Scientific International Journal of Architecture, Art and Design, a half-year tool for information and critical training; it aims to contribute to the growth and dissemination of knowledge in the themes covered by Architecture, Engineering, Art and (product and visual) Design. Therefore, the Journal represents a scientific place where Authors, who have carried out original research, can find an opportunity to spread their contributions. Each issue of the Journal includes essays and research works on a specific theme, unpublished works and not submitted for publication with other publishers.
The Journal through its internal Board promotes and monitors the double-blind peer review process as a method of selecting articles, providing a mandatory form for reporting. The contributions are published in English and Italian language so that they can be placed in the widest range of international scientific community. Founding principles of the Journal are the originality/innovation, the relevance of the investigated topic for the advancement of knowledge, the knowledge and ability to use literature, the methodological rigor, the content clarity and presentation style, the impact on the scientific community, but also the easy accessibility and the wide diffusion of the articles; furthermore, the Journal is open to speculative empirical and descriptive research, about phenomena that present new characters, at least for certain important features.
SECTIONS OF THE JOURNAL | Published articles are inserted in one of the following sections:
"Focus" (by invitation for well-known Authors and/or experts in the subject)
"Architecture" (architectural and interior design, urban planning, engineering, technology, history, recovery, restoration, exhibition and museum design, representation)
"Art" (modern and contemporary)
"Design" (for industry, crafts and communication)
and are classified into the following categories: "Essays & Viewpoint", "Research & Experimentation", "Review Articles" or "Dialogues".
AGATHÓN publishes, both electronically and in print, two issues per year, in June and December. The first issue was published in June 2017 and since then the programmed issues have been produced regularly.
To encourage the publication of contributions by Authors with primary affiliation to Universities and Research Institutions in countries defined by the World Bank as low-income and lower-middle income economies, AGATHÓN will select a maximum of two Authors to publish their contribution for free, subject to the positive outcome of the double-blind peer-review process.