”ARGUMENT” is a journal dedicated to PROFFESIONAL STUDIES and it is published at „Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism – Bucharest. It consists of a series of research papers in architecture, urbanism, interior design and related domains, written by Romanian as well as international authors. ”ARGUMENT” is published, according to the editorial program, once a year, the theme and topics being communicated in advance and debated at the sessions of scientific communications taking place at the university. Its publishing is an important event, established through the CONTINUOUS DEVELOPMENT LEARNING program, having European opening, specific for architectural and urbanism learning.

Call for papers Argument 15/2023:
“Concept and materiality in architecture”

October 21, 2022:
Abstract submission deadline (1000 words)

October 31, 2022:
Communication of acceptance of abstracts




„Argument” journal brings together into its pages original and professional studies and researches. Every year the coordinating team proposes present-day themes debated at sessions of scientific communications organized by the Synthesis of Architectural Design Department. For more information regarding the last themes and the published volumes you can also follow:

For publication, authors are required to follow the templates provided. For the in extenso article we propose a limit of 10 pages (images included).

The citation style accepted by the journal is APA - American Psychological Association, 6th edition.

By submitting a paper to be published in ARGUMENT Journal, the author integrally and tacitly takes the responsibility for respecting the Copyright and for his/her property over the material submitted (the full text belongs to the author/s and isn't the subject of any kind of plagiarism, copying or compilation; the used sources – including photos, drawings, tables etc. – have been cited acknowledging the copyrights or the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License policy – CC BY 4.0). For this purpose, the author/s will download, fill in, sign and send the copyright form provided. Copyright and publication rights are the exclusive property of the author.

Along with the in extenso article in Romanian and English and the copyright statement, authors will send separately the images used in .jpg format at a resolution of 300dpi.

All articles submitted for publication will be verified in the anti-plagiarism system. There is no fee for article processing or publishing.

The articles will be subject to a double-blind peer review process and the manuscript will be sent to two reviewers.

Argument is an open access journal, fully bilingual - published in Romanian and English.

The current issue of Argument is published in December of each year, both in print and online version.

Scientific committee of “Argument” Journal
Prof.PhD.arch. Agostino BOSSI (Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”)
Lect.PhD.arch. Alessandra CAPANNA (Università degli Studi “La Sapienza”, Facolta di Arhitettura, Roma)
Prof.PhD.arch. Ana-Maria DABIJA (“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest)
Assoc.Prof.PhD.Arch. Mihai Corneliu DRIȘCU (“Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University, Faculty of Architecture, Iași)
Prof.PhD.Arch. Dora FRANCESE (Università degli Studi di Napoli “Federico II”)
Prof.PhD. Dragoș GHEORGHIU (Bucharest National University of Arts, Faculty of Decorative Arts and Design)
Prof.PhD.Arch. Cristina GOCIMAN (“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest)
Prof.PhD.Arch. Georgică MITRACHE (“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest)
Prof.PhD.Arch. Marian MOICEANU (“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest)
Prof.PhD.Arch. Cristina OCHINCIUC (“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest)
Prof.PhD.Arch. Daniela RĂDULESCU ANDRONIC (“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest)
Assoc.Prof.PhD.Arch. Angelica STAN (“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest)
Lect.PhD.Arch. Irina Teodora TULBURE MOLDOVAN (“Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism, Bucharest)

Honorary President and Journal Coordinator (No. 1-10)
Prof.PhD.Arch. Daniela Rădulescu-Andronic (UAUIM)

Journal Coordinator (> No.10) / Editor-in-chief
Prof.PhD.Arch. Anca Mitrache (UAUIM)

Assist. PhD. arch. Anda-Ioana SFINTEȘ (UAUIM)

Associate editors
Lect.PhD.arch. Constanța Carmina Gheorghiță (“G. M. Cantacuzino” Faculty of Architecture, Iași)
PhD.arch. Iris Ganea-Christu (UAUIM)
Assist. PhD. arch. Oana Abălaru (UAUIM)
PhDc. Ruxandra Păduraru (Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest)

Editorial assistants
PhD.c arch. Claudia Pipoș (UAUIM)
Arch. Ruxandra Balcanu

International Libraries Corresponding Member
Assoc. prof. PhD. arch. Lorin Constantin Niculae (UAUIM)

Publishing House
Editura Universitară „Ion Mincu” București - editura.uauim.ro

Journal indexed in: CEEOLERIH PLUS, CROSSREF, Index Copernicus, Google Scholar, WorldCat, Cat. B (CNCS).