Manuscripts Requested for a Special Topic Issue on
Kinetic Living Architecture


This is a call requesting manuscript submittals for a special topic issue discussing mobile, movable and kinetic forms of living architecture.  This themed issue will profile the current state of projects, describe research findings, and deliver commentary to advance our understanding of living architecture that possesses movable traits or specific kinetic characteristics for green roofs, biofilters, screens, and walls. 


Click below to read the submission guide. 


The Journal of Living Architecture (JOLA) is the official, peer-reviewed journal of Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, an interdisciplinary trade and professional organization, linking research, design and policy with the industry; and is dedicated to advancing the methods and practices of creating living architecture for healthier cities.

JOLA’s mission is to expand and update the research and knowledge base for living architecture and allied professionals. In addition, JOLA serves as a forum for emerging and contemporary issues affecting living architecture.


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Download the the JOLA's submission guide.

Read previously submitted JOLA Articles.

As a refereed journal, all JOLA submissions are expected to contain scholarly citations. It is the author’s responsibility to ensure that manuscripts submitted to the JOLA follow the submission guidelines. Submitted manuscripts that deviate from the format will be returned to the corresponding authors for correction.  Manuscripts submitted to the JOLA must be the sole, original work of the author(s) listed, must not have been previously published, and must have been submitted only to the JOLA 


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