Project Thinking on Design

Book Series Taylor & Francis + CIAUD
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Scope

Project Thinking On Design is the first shared Routledge Book Series co-created with the CIAUD_Research Center for Architecture, Urbanism and Design, based at the Lisbon School of Architecture (FA-ULisboa). The Series focuses on the theory and praxis underneath creative processes in Architecture, Urbanism, and Design from both contemporary and historic perspectives. It provides the reader with the latest investigations and contributions in these fields and, by making these studies available to the global academic community (offering immediate open access to its content as an e-book).

Open Access Policy

This Series is provided immediate open access to its content as an e-book. The books are also available for purchase in printed format in grayscale.

Peer Review Process

Project Thinking On Design Series has a two-stage peer review process. An initial evaluation by the Commissioning Editors is followed by a second one which consists in the assessment by Independent Referees. At least three respected academic specialists are called to provide an independent advice on the content, quality and potential market for a finished book based on the proposal. This process should take 6-8 weeks. Once the editor has received the reviews, he may decide to recommend that Routledge offer a contract for the book. This involves the editor preparing a proposal – that includes synopsis, intended content and market information, the referees' reports, and projected production costs and revenues - to present to the editorial board for final approval, rejection, or provisionally passed, subject to certain revisions.
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Chief Editors

Alessia Allegri
Ljiljana Čavić
João Pedro Costa
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Call for Book Proposals

Dear colleagues, we now launch the call for the book series “Project Thinking on Design”, the first shared Routledge Book Series co-created with the CIAUD Research Center for Architecture, Urbanism and Design, based at the Lisbon School of Architecture (FA-ULisboa).

The Series focuses on the theory and praxis underneath creative processes in fields of Architecture, Urbanism, Design and Landscape Design, among others, from both contemporary and historic perspectives. It provides the reader with the latest investigations and contributions in these fields and, by offering immediate open access to its content as an e-book, makes these studies available to the global academic community. The books are also available for purchase in printed format in grayscale.

If you are interested in publishing a book, send a proposal to project.thinking[at]fa.ulisboa.pt, (fill in the Author Application Form)

The call remains open from 1st of October the 1st to 30th of November 2023.


FAQ

What a book proposal consists of?

In essence, a book proposal is a document which provides an initial overview of a book project in advance of completing the book manuscript. For a detailed overview of what you will be expected to provide, please read the Author Application Form

How a book proposal is evaluated?

The proposal is evaluated in a two-stage peer review process. An initial evaluation by the Commissioning Editors is followed by a second one, which consists in the assessment by Independent Referees. At least three respected academic specialists are invited to provide an independent advice on the content, quality and potential market for a finished book based on the proposal. This process takes 6-8 weeks. Once the editors have received the reviews, they may decide to present the proposal to the editorial board for final approval, rejection, or provisionally passed, subject to certain revisions.
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