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Architectural Design

Country United States  - SIR icon SIR Ranking of United States
H Index
Subject Area and CategoryArts and Humanities
Visual Arts and Performing Arts

Publication typeJournals
Scope Provocative and inspirational, AD inspires theoretical, creative and technological advances. It questions the outcome of technical innovations as well as the far-reaching social, cultural and environmental challenges that present themselves today. -Having taken a pivotal role in the digital revolution in architecture in the 90s, AD provides must-have, cutting-edge content for students of architecture, academics and architects globally -Provides one of the most penetrating, insightful and in-depth views of key architectural topics today. Dares to ask why things are as they are, as well as tracing the latest trends. -One of the only truly international perspectives on architecture. It draws together worldwide architectural currents, regularly featuring work and practices from the UK, Europe, Americas, Asia and Australia. -Fully illustrated throughout in colour, AD provides an essential visual reference for architects and students. Each issue is individually art directed and designed to visually inspire.


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The set of journals have been ranked according to their SJR and divided into four equal groups, four quartiles. Q1 (green) comprises the quarter of the journals with the highest values, Q2 (yellow) the second highest values, Q3 (orange) the third highest values and Q4 (red) the lowest values.

Visual Arts and Performing Arts2003Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2004Q4
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2005Q3
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2006Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2007Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2008Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2009Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2010Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2011Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2012Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2013Q2
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2014Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2015Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2016Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2017Q1
Visual Arts and Performing Arts2018Q1

The SJR is a size-independent prestige indicator that ranks journals by their 'average prestige per article'. It is based on the idea that 'all citations are not created equal'. SJR is a measure of scientific influence of journals that accounts for both the number of citations received by a journal and the importance or prestige of the journals where such citations come from It measures the scientific influence of the average article in a journal, it expresses how central to the global scientific discussion an average article of the journal is.

Citations per document

This indicator counts the number of citations received by documents from a journal and divides them by the total number of documents published in that journal. The chart shows the evolution of the average number of times documents published in a journal in the past two, three and four years have been cited in the current year. The two years line is equivalent to journal impact factor ™ (Thomson Reuters) metric.

Cites per documentYearValue
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20030.023
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20040.012
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20050.018
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20060.034
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20070.038
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20080.035
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20090.070
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20100.112
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20110.153
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20120.226
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20130.305
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20140.277
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20150.432
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20160.474
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20170.536
Cites / Doc. (4 years)20180.527
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20030.023
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20040.012
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20050.018
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20060.028
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20070.040
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20080.038
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20090.068
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20100.105
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20110.186
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20120.260
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20130.364
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20140.292
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20150.451
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20160.441
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20170.593
Cites / Doc. (3 years)20180.336
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20020.000
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20030.023
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20040.012
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20050.015
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20060.028
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20070.047
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20080.017
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20090.054
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20100.137
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20110.235
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20120.212
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20130.307
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20140.319
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20150.370
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20160.448
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20170.338
Cites / Doc. (2 years)20180.363
Total Cites 

Evolution of the total number of citations and journal's self-citations received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years.
Journal Self-citation is defined as the number of citation from a journal citing article to articles published by the same journal.

Self Cites20020
Self Cites20031
Self Cites20040
Self Cites20051
Self Cites20061
Self Cites20070
Self Cites20081
Self Cites20092
Self Cites20102
Self Cites20112
Self Cites20123
Self Cites20131
Self Cites20143
Self Cites20157
Self Cites20162
Self Cites20176
Self Cites20182
Total Cites20020
Total Cites20032
Total Cites20042
Total Cites20055
Total Cites20069
Total Cites200716
Total Cites200816
Total Cites200930
Total Cites201043
Total Cites201171
Total Cites201285
Total Cites2013118
Total Cites201494
Total Cites2015148
Total Cites2016145
Total Cites2017185
Total Cites201898
External Cites per Doc 
Cites per Doc

Evolution of the number of total citation per document and external citation per document (i.e. journal self-citations removed) received by a journal's published documents during the three previous years. External citations are calculated by subtracting the number of self-citations from the total number of citations received by the journal’s documents.

External Cites per document20020
External Cites per document20030.011
External Cites per document20040.012
External Cites per document20050.014
External Cites per document20060.024
External Cites per document20070.040
External Cites per document20080.035
External Cites per document20090.064
External Cites per document20100.100
External Cites per document20110.181
External Cites per document20120.251
External Cites per document20130.361
External Cites per document20140.283
External Cites per document20150.430
External Cites per document20160.435
External Cites per document20170.574
External Cites per document20180.329
Cites per document20020.000
Cites per document20030.023
Cites per document20040.012
Cites per document20050.018
Cites per document20060.028
Cites per document20070.040
Cites per document20080.038
Cites per document20090.068
Cites per document20100.105
Cites per document20110.186
Cites per document20120.260
Cites per document20130.364
Cites per document20140.292
Cites per document20150.451
Cites per document20160.441
Cites per document20170.593
Cites per document20180.336
% International Collaboration

International Collaboration accounts for the articles that have been produced by researchers from several countries. The chart shows the ratio of a journal's documents signed by researchers from more than one country; that is including more than one country address.

YearInternational Collaboration
Citable documents 
Non-citable documents

Not every article in a journal is considered primary research and therefore "citable", this chart shows the ratio of a journal's articles including substantial research (research articles, conference papers and reviews) in three year windows vs. those documents other than research articles, reviews and conference papers.

Non-citable documents20020
Non-citable documents20031
Non-citable documents20042
Non-citable documents20053
Non-citable documents20069
Non-citable documents200713
Non-citable documents200817
Non-citable documents200916
Non-citable documents201024
Non-citable documents201136
Non-citable documents201245
Non-citable documents201348
Non-citable documents201442
Non-citable documents201536
Non-citable documents201629
Non-citable documents201730
Non-citable documents201850
Citable documents20020
Citable documents200388
Citable documents2004162
Citable documents2005283
Citable documents2006327
Citable documents2007396
Citable documents2008423
Citable documents2009438
Citable documents2010410
Citable documents2011381
Citable documents2012327
Citable documents2013324
Citable documents2014322
Citable documents2015328
Citable documents2016329
Citable documents2017312
Citable documents2018292
Cited documents 
Uncited documents

Ratio of a journal's items, grouped in three years windows, that have been cited at least once vs. those not cited during the following year.

Uncited documents20020
Uncited documents200387
Uncited documents2004162
Uncited documents2005281
Uncited documents2006327
Uncited documents2007396
Uncited documents2008427
Uncited documents2009427
Uncited documents2010402
Uncited documents2011373
Uncited documents2012327
Uncited documents2013299
Uncited documents2014302
Uncited documents2015297
Uncited documents2016290
Uncited documents2017269
Uncited documents2018273
Cited documents20020
Cited documents20032
Cited documents20042
Cited documents20055
Cited documents20069
Cited documents200713
Cited documents200813
Cited documents200927
Cited documents201032
Cited documents201144
Cited documents201245
Cited documents201373
Cited documents201462
Cited documents201567
Cited documents201668
Cited documents201773
Cited documents201869
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