ISSN 2050-9006

ArchitectureMPS is a fully peer reviewed international open access journal. It was established in 2011 as the official journal of AMPS. It is published by UCL Press through the ScienceOpen platform. It publishes 12 articles annually on a rolling basis throughout any given year. It brings together over 200 academics internationally who support through reviewing, editing and administration.



+- Volume 25
Editors: Fabian Neuhaus & Natalie Robertson
Plants of place: justice through (re)planting Aotearoa New Zealand’s urban natural heritage
Maria Rodgers et al. (2023)
Greened out: mitigating the impacts of eco-gentrification through community dialogue
Elizabeth Gearin et al. (2023)
Ardagh Community Trust: transgressing boundaries, asserting community
Sam Thomson & Alex Franklin (2023)
What does it mean for urban life to see livestock grazing in post-industrial American cities?
Tithi Sanyal & Geoffrey Thün (2023)
+- Volume 24
Editors: Tara Hipwood & Seyeon Lee
‘In line with the modern conception of much mental illness’: psychiatric reforms and architectural design contributions in post-war England
Christina Malathouni (2023)
Disease and design in twentieth-century South Africa: exploring the consequences of the 1918–19 Spanish Flu pandemic through contributions of émigré Dutch architects
Nicholas John Clarke (2023)
Preserving home: resistance to cholera sanitation procedures in Egypt
Alexandra Schultz (2023)
Contextualising tragedy in places of assembly through cases of New York City social club fires
Susan Brandt & Anne Marie Sowder (2023)
+- Volume 23
Editor: Jason Montgomery
Rethinking New York’s “dark shadow”: managing the unclaimed dead on Hart Island, 1869 to the present day
Catriona Byers (2022)
The designed and the ad hoc: dynamic remakings of street space in New York City
Alison B. Snyder (2022)
Lifestyles and cities of the future – Rome and Montreal: comparing two realities
Alessandra Capuano & Federica Morgia (2022)
The production and destiny of public space in an American city: examining the emergence and disruption of Brooklyn City Hall Square
Jason Montgomery (2022)
+- Volume 22
Editors: Matthew Wilson & Sean Burns
Socio-constructivist pedagogy in physical and virtual spaces: the impacts and opportunities on dialogic learning in creative disciplines
Charlie Smith (2022)
New terroirs: lessons from Hong Kong for seamless digital and physical interactions
Simon Kay-Jones & Louise Janvier (2022)
COVID-19 catalyst: emergent pedagogies and a DIAgram framework
Kate Tregloan et al. (2022)
Onsite/online: a case study approach pivots to virtual and back with new strategies learned
Stephanie Travis (2022)
+- Volume 21
Editor: Caroline Donnellan
Study Abroad Teaching: London Architecture and Urbanism
Caroline Donnellan (2022)
Decolonising design Practices and Research: Reframing Design led Research Methods
Jason DeSantolo, Jacqueline Gothe (2022)
Regenerating Under-Populated Areas through Participatory Architecture, Raising Social Capital and Creating a “Home” for Refugees
Sandra Denicke-Polcher et al. (2022)
Displacement and placemaking in design Studios
Peter Hemmersam (2022)
+- Volume 20
Editor: Andy Buchanan
The Optics Of Dispossession: Urban Precarity as Political Art
Uki Linke (2021)
Artificial Landscape : In Search Of Publicness Through Urban Spectacle in Hong Kong
Isaac Leung (2021)
Enchanted Encounters: Moving Images, Public Art and an Ethical Sense Of Place
Annie Dell’Aria (2021)
Projection Art and Projection Activism
Andy Buchanan (2021)
+- Volume 19
Editor: Maciej Stasiowski
‘Globalizing the Local, Localizing the Global’: Writing Space in the Arab Gulf Region
El Mehdi Ait Oukhzame (2021)
Tasteful Bunkers: Shades of Race and ‘Contamination’ in Luxury Design Sectors
Inna Arzumanova (2021)
Revisiting Jane Jacobs’s Urban Complexity in Global Sustainability City Discourse
May Wong (2021)
The Death and Life of UK Universities and the Cultural Spaces They Consume
Igea Troiani, Tonia Carless (2021)
+- Volume 18
Editors: Taylor Metz, Richard Tursky, Lohren Deeg
Roleplaying to Improve Resilience
Allan W. Shearer (2021)
Fostering Innovative Entrepreneurial Design Students
Denver Hendricks, Marina Meyer (2020)
Beyond Discipline: Evolving Design Practice and Design Education in the Twenty-First Century
Lara Furniss (2020)
Catena: Collaboration, Cohesion and Continuity in Design Thinking and Making
Lohren Deeg, Taylor Metz, Richard Tursky (2020)
The New Architectural Studio and Its Consequences
Peggy Deamer (2020)
+- Volume 17
Editor: Mohamed Elkaftangui
A Few Steps Away yet Worlds Apart: A Closer Look at Changing Streetscapes in Abu Dhabi
Abdellatif Qamhaieh (2020)
Place Attachment and Sustainable Communities
Maiss Razem (2020)
Fit for Purpose Community Mapping in South Africa
Nicholas Pinfold (2020)
Building Resilience through Collective Engagement
Theresa Esteban (2020)
+- Volume 16
Editor: Glyn Everett
Accessing the Neighbourhood: Built Environment Performance for People with Disability
Mary Ann Jackson (2019)
Accessibility and Conservation in Contemporary Cities: A(n) (Im)possible Coupling
Albertina Pretto (2019)
Residential Facilities for Psychosocial Rehabilitation: Planning Permit Regulations and Social Inclusion
Evangelia Chrysikou, Eleftheria Savvopoulou (2019)
‘The Open Typology’: Towards Socially Sustainable Architectural and Care Types
Davide Landi (2019)
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Aims & Scope


As a fully peer reviewed international open access journal, Architecture_MPS aims to address the growing interest in the social and political interpretation of the built environment, from a multi-disciplinary perspective. The journal’s focus is critical and original engagement with the built environment but it explicitly welcome interdisciplinary perspectives.

The territory it seeks to explore is an overlaid terrain in which the physical, material and the environmental are critically examined through the prisms offered by other fields. The journal publishes articles from planners, architects, urban designers, sociologists, artists, urban economists and lawyers specialized in land rights, and aims to address the relationship of these disciplines with the built environment.

Journal Themes

The journal sees the definition, debates and concerns of the built environment as intrinsic to those at the heart of other artistic, design, social, media, cultural and political discourses. All our publications are connected by a concern for how these different disciplines inform, engage with and respond to the built environment.

The Organisation

ArchitectureMPS is the official journal of AMPS. The organisation was founded with the intention of supporting academic research on issues in diverse fields as they relate to the design, planning and management of the environments we inhabit. On this basis, it has supported multiple research projects internationally and connected academics from over 30 countries in the fields of the built environment with scholars from the fields of media studies, political science, sociology, the arts and education across the world.


Other AMPS publications
AMPS develops various publications: books, proceedings and videos. They are often connected to conferences.