Ural State University of Architecture and Art

ISSN 1990-4126

Open Access Policy

The journal provides direct open access to its contents in the Internet based on the following principle formulated in Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI): free open access to research literature facilitates global exchange of knowledge. Any user has the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of these articles, crawl them for indexing, pass them as data to software, or use them for any other lawful purpose, without financial, legal, or technical barriers other than those inseparable from gaining access to the internet itself

Full online texts of the articles and any other publications are made available for free access on the official web-site of the journal on the Internet (http://archvuz.ru/en/) from the moment the issue is released.


To provide an opportunity to members of the research community (academic staff, practicing professionals, postgraduate and undergraduate students) to publish the results of their studies.


To consolidate research, practice and education in the fields of architecture, urban planning, design, and fine and applied decorative arts and to expand the information space.

To support exchange of information among researchers from different regions and countries.

To promote young researchers. The journal publishes an annual supplement containing the proceedings of the annual international conference «Current Issues in Architecture and Design».

To highlight important events in the fields of architecture and arts (exhibitions, forums, competitions, workshops, symposia, etc.).