ADAMarts is a double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to Architecture, Design and Audiovisual Media Arts from the Baltic Sea region, published once a year by RISEBA University, both in print and online. ADAMarts aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, and scholars, as well the practitioners in the domain of interest from around the world.

We encourage a variety of approaches to the urban phenomenon – the strengths of the editorial board run from urban planning to architecture, design and digital media. We invite submission of articles based on theoretical investigations, design-research and alternative exploration on topics such as the following, with regard to Architecture and Interior Design, Planning and Audiovisual Media Arts:

  • Architecture and interior design – e.g. design theory research, education, and practice; exhibition architecture; crowd management planning; design of the interior environment; design innovations for aging; colored exterior and interior lighting; psychologies of colored interiors; etc.
  • Planning – e.g. urban planning and development; urban affairs; planning education & research; innovative planning programs and techniques; preserving large landscapes planning & environmental law; public budgeting and finance; etc.
  • Audiovisual Media Arts – e.g. digital media design; art practices in global digital culture; immersive experiences in virtual space; film, television, and new media in post-digital era; audiovisual strategies on portable platforms and social media; 360 degree cinematography and production; 3D stereoscopic film production in community mediated environments; producing in local and international markets; audiovisual media branding and niche marketing; animation and CG integration in audiovisual settings; multimedia performing arts, video installation and net art, game design and ludology theories; narratology in film and media;
  • …or any number of related fields of design, production, and consumption.

We are interested in articles reviewing the connections between various countries and cultures of the Baltic region as well. Contributions will be submitted for anonymous peer-reviews. Illustrations (up to 10 for articles and up to 3 for reviews) should be submitted in TIFF, JPG or PDF format (resolution at least 300 dpi at final size). Copyright of images should be cleared by the author of the article prior to submission. A full list of captions should be given at the end of the article or review. Proposals are welcome from academicians, post-graduate students, architects, designers, planners, media artists, anthropologists, historians, psychologists, sociologists or others interested in interior design at any level in the fields named above. 1st edition of ADAMarts will be published in 2018.

Editor-in-chief: Jānis Lejnieks, Dr. Arch., Assoc. prof. and leading researcher, Faculty of Architecture and Design, RISEBA, [email protected]
Editor: Dina Suhanova, Mg. Art., programme director and project manager, Faculty of Architecture and Design, RISEBA, [email protected]

International Editorial Board:

  • Jānis Dripe, Mg.arch., Head of Architecture and Design Department RISEBA, [email protected]
  • Aigars Ceplītis,, Creative director of Audiovisual Media Arts Department RISEBA, [email protected]
  • Christopher Hales, Ph.D.,, Liepāja University (New Media Arts programme), [email protected]
  • Jānis Holsteins,, Mg.oec, Head of Audiovisual Media Arts Department RISEBA, [email protected]
  • Jana Jākobsone, Dr.arch., Head of Architecture and Department in Kuldiga region, [email protected]
  • Ilze Paklone, Dr.arch., Assoc. prof, Architecture and Design Department RISEBA, [email protected]
  • Ojārs Spārītis, Dr.habil.Art., President of Latvian Academy of Sciences, [email protected]
  • Pēteris Šķiņķis, Dr.Geogr. Latvian University, Faculty of Geography and Earth Sciences, [email protected]
  • Toomas Tammis, Dean of Faculty of Architecture, Estonian Academy of Arts, [email protected]

Design concept, graphics, and layout: Igors Malovickis
Language editor and translator: Benjamin Breggin

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