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 of Applied Sciences. ADAMarts aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers, scholars, and practitioners from around the world.

ADAMarts encourages 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 are also interested in papers reviewing the connections between various countries and cultures of the Baltic region. We invite submission of articles based on theoretical investigations, design research, and alternative exploration on the following topics:
Architecture and interior design – design theory research, education and practice, exhibition architecture, crowd management planning, the design of the interior environment, design innovations for aging, colored exterior and interior lighting, environmental psychology, and other related topics.
Planning – urban planning and development, urban affairs, planning education & research, innovative planning programmes, and techniques, preserving large landscapes, planning & environmental law, public budgeting and finance and other related topics.
Audiovisual media arts – digital media design, art practices in global digital culture, immersive experiences in virtual space, film, television, and new media in the 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 and other related topics.
• Any topics from the related fields of design, production, and consumption.

Read the full magazine issue here: ADAMARTS VOL.1

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The first edition of ADAMarts was published in 2018. Further contributions and papers will be welcome from academicians, post-graduate students, architects, designers, planners, media artists, anthropologists, historians, psychologists, sociologists or others interested in the fields named above.

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

International Editorial Board:

  • Jānis Dripe, Dr.h.c.arch., Head of Architecture and Design Department, RISEBA,
  • Jānis Holšteins,, Mg.oec, Head of Audiovisual Media Arts Department, RISEBA,
  • Jana Jākobsone, Dr.arch., Head of Architecture and Department in Kuldiga region,
  • Ilze Paklone, Dr.arch., Assoc. prof., Architecture and Design Department RISEBA,
  • Pēteris Šķiņķis, Dr.geogr. Latvian University, Faculty of Geography and Earth Sciences,
  • Toomas Tammis, architect, a professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Estonian Academy of Arts.

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

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