[ABouT] HOME asks for creative and scholarly work that shares projects, drawings, writings and imagery that invoke the idea of home as a spatial territory and an innate human experience of the physical world.
This volume seeks projects that document, criticize, analyze, explore and expand the meaning of home within the current global context. The journal will explore interpretations of the notion of home through the lens of culture, ritual, community, identity, tradition and technology. The collective feeling of home fosters a sense of belonging, both tangible and abstract. Ideologies of home span Across infinite spatial imaginaries, Beyond our perceived environment and Through the physical realm.
Work that addresses equity and inclusion is deeply encouraged for submission. Submissions are due by March 21, 2023.
We welcome original works in any form that can be reproduced in two dimensions on paper. Written work should be 4,000 words or less submitted as a .docx or .rtf file.
Use Chicago Manual of Style for endnotes (numbered 1, 2, 3, etc.) and bibliography. Include figure captions (numbered 1, 2, 3, etc.) at the end of the document and submit figures as separate .tif files (at 300 dpi, CMYK color). Visual work (without text) is also accepted. A 100-word biography of the author(s) and a 300-word abstract or description of the project are required at the time of submission. Name files using the following convention: Surname_essay, Surname_bio, Surname_abstract, Surname_Figure_1, etc.
Submit work via email by March 21, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Journal [ABouT]
ABouT:: across, beyond, through
[ABouT] journal is the reincarnation of [TRANS-] journal, a student-run academic publication founded in 2014 by members of Tau Sigma Delta at the College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture. [ABouT] continues the practice of [TRANS-] by exploring topics across architecture and design, beyond the surface of understanding and through the intricacies and implications of architecture.
Past issues of [ABouT] are available for purchase:
Past issues of [TRANS-] are available for purchase: