Notes For Authors

About Journal

NEU Journal of Faculty of Architecture (NEU-JFA) is an international refereed, biannual, scientific publication released by Near East University (NEU). Faculty of Architecture is the hosting institution of the journal. NEU-JFA publishes original scientific articles in the context of architecture, interior architecture, urban planning and design, landscape planning and design, as well as history, sociology, art history, ecology, geography, archeology and semiotics for the analysis of the concept of city.

NEU Journal of Architecture Faculty is published as online and printed, twice a year in September and March. The language of the journal is both Turkish and English. English abstracts in Turkish articles and Turkish abstracts in English articles should be additionally written. Submission to the journal means that the study has not been published before.

Preparation of Manuscript

Manuscripts should be prepared according to the manuscript formatting requirements. Therefore, the study that will be submitted to the journal should firstly be arranged according to the article template.

  • The length of the manuscript should be up to 8000 words including title, abstract, keywords and references and should not exceed 20 pages in total. After the title not exceeding 15 words, the names of the author (s) and the institutions they are attached should be written. Then, 300 words abstract and 3-5 key words should be written. After the abstract, the main text with introduction, literature review, methodology and conclusion should be written respectively. Finally, the references should be added. Articles should be written with APA 6.0 Style writing rules.
  • The text should be written as 12-point, Times New Roman and single spaced. The article title must be 14-point, bold, Times New Roman. The main headings in the article are written in 12-point, bold and Times New Roman. Subtitles are written in 12-point and italic. Headings and subheadings are numbered. The paper layout is A4 with a space of 2,5cm at the top, bottom, left and right.

Originality and plagiarism

A similarity report accompanied by a Turnitin or iThenticate program for unethical cases and plagiarism should also be submitted with the manuscript. The similarity rate must be below 20% in total.

Figures, illustrations, tables and photos

All tables, figures and graphics should be sent both in the same text file and separately. All charts, graphs and diagrams in the text should be called figures and consecutive numbers should be given. Each figure and table should be given a number with Arabic numerals. The figure titles should be written before the figure and the table titles should be written after the table and all figures and tables must be cited in the text.

Visual materials such as pictures, photographs, plans, maps, drawings, graphics should be submitted as separate files as ‘tiff’ or ‘jpeg’. The horizontal edge of the pictures should be at least 10 cm and their resolution should be at least ‘300 dpi’, in other words the short side should be at least 1200 pixel.

Evaluation of the Manuscripts

Firstly, the compliance of the manuscript with the formating requirements will be checked. Manuscripts which do not obey the formatting requirements of the journal, are not sent to the referee; it is sent back for the necessary corrections. Finally, after the review process, a positive or negative desicion is given for publication.

References

APA 6.0 Style rules must be used for formatting, references and citations.

Book

Abisel, N. (2006). Sessiz Sinema. Ankara: Deki.

Abisel, N., Arslan, U.T., Behçetoğulları, P., Karadoğan, A., Öztürk, S.R. & Ulusay, N. (2005). Çok Tuhaf Çok Tanıdık. İstanbul: Metis.

Özbek, M. (Ed.) (2005). Kamusal Alan. İstanbul: Hil.

Kejanlıoğlu, B. (2005). Medya Çalışmalarında Kamusal Alan Kavramı. Meral Özbek (Ed.), Kamusal Alan içinde (s. 689-713). İstanbul: Hil.

Article

Barr, S., & Gilg, A. W. (2006). Sustainable lifestyles: Framing environmental action in and around the home. Geoforum, 37 (6), 906–920

Song, Y., & Knaap, G. J. (2003). New urbanism and housing values: A disaggregate assessment. Journal of Urban Economics, 54, 218–238.

Author(s) Responsibility

The opinions published in the journal belong to the authors. The authors derive full responsibility for the information contained in their printed articles. The journal does not assume responsibility for these articles.

Right to Publish

Any part of an article published in the journal cannot be printed in another journal conference or event.

Template

NEU Journal of Architecture Faculty Template