Author Guidelines


ArtGRID is a scientific journal published twice a year (in June and December). Journal welcomes research articles and reviews related to architecture, engineering and fine arts written in Turkish or English. 

ArtGRID is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal and the manuscript sent to the journal can be published after being reviewed by two academicians and the Editorial Board. ArtGRID has no restrictions on the length of manuscripts. Manuscripts submitted to the journal should neither been published before nor be under consideration for publication in another journal.

The responsibility of the articles published in the journal belongs to the authors. The publication rights of the manuscripts accepted and the copyright of all published articles belong to the journal. Authors accept this when they send their manuscripts to the journal. journal.

ArtGRID Word Template file should be used for writing manuscripts. There is no restriction on the number of pages. All texts will be typed using the 12 pt Times New Roman font size with single line spacing. Manuscript text should be fully justified. Please insert your graphics (figures, etc.) in the main text after the paragraph of its first citation.

The manuscript should have an abstract with 200 words maximum. Please add 5 to 8 keywords after the abstract.

Manuscripts must be submitted to the journal online at submitting author, who is generally the corresponding author, is responsible for the manuscript during the submission and peer-review process. The submitting author must ensure that all eligible co-authors have been included in the author list and that they have all read and approved the submitted version of the manuscript.


In the application process, the authors should confirm that their manuscripts comply with all the items listed below and the applications that do not comply with these rules will be sent back to the authors:

  • The submitted work has not been previously published or sent to any journal for evaluation.
  • The manuscript should be prepared using ArtGRID Word Template file.
  • The text in the manuscript should be written in single-space, 12 pt Times New Roman font size, and all images and tables are placed in the appropriate sections in the text.
  • The citations in the text and references section should be prepared in accordance with the APA 6th edition style as instructed in author guidelines section of the journal.

The main article types in the journal are as follows:

Research Articles: Original research manuscripts. The journal considers all original research manuscripts provided that the work reports scientifically sound experiments and/or provides a substantial amount of new information. 

Reviews: These provide concise and precise updates on the latest progress made in a given area of research. 


References citations must follow the APA 6th edition style. We recommend preparing the references with a bibliography software package, such as EndNote, ReferenceManager or Zotero to avoid typing mistakes and duplicated references. Include the digital object identifier (DOI) for all references where available.

When using APA format, follow the author-date method of in-text citation. This means that the author's last name and the year of publication for the source should appear in the text, for example, (Jones, 1998), and a complete reference should appear in the reference list at the end of the paper. Please see the examples given below:

Citing a Journal Article

In-text citation:

You, Cheng and Yan (2009, p. 37) point out that the production of yarns other than cotton also involves a significant level of pollution.


A by-product of the production of synthetic fibers is nitrous oxide, which depletes the ozone layer (You, Cheng & Yan, 2009, p. 37)

Reference list:

You, S., Cheng, S. & Yan, H. (2009). The impact of textile industry on China's environment. International Journal of Fashion Design, Technology and Education, 2, (1) : pp. 33-43.

Points to remember:

Use 'and' in the list of authors when you use the authors' names in the text of your work but use '&' in the brackets of an in-text citation and in the reference list. The volume number is written in italics e.g 2 in the example above, the issue number is not and is enclosed in brackets e.g. (1)

Citing a Book

In-text citation:

The chain of survival varies whether the patient is in or out of hospital (Sorrentino & Remmert, 2017, p. 831).


Sorrentino and Remmert (2017, p. 831) discuss how the chain of survival varies whether the patient is in or out of hospital.

Perry, Potter and Ostendorf (2017, p. 271) argue that health literacy is increasingly important in both the hospital and home environment when caring for patients.

Reference list:

Surname, Initials & Surname, Initials. (Year). Title in italics (Edition) -if not the first. Place of Publication: Publisher name. 


Sorrentino, S. A., & Remmert, L. N. (2017). Mosby's textbook for nursing assistants (9th ed.). St. Louis, Missouri: Mosby.

Points to remember:

In a list of multiple authors, place a comma after the full-stop following an initial EXCEPT when it is the last name in the list. When referring to a work by two authors, use '&' rather than 'and' in the reference list and inside the brackets of the in-text citation but on all other occasions use 'and'.

Citing a Chapter in a Book

In-text citation:

Clark (2005, p. 168) notes the change in attitudes to second hand clothing in Hong Kong, which occurred in the 1990s.


Second hand clothing, formerly only for those who could afford nothing else, became fashionable in Hong Kong society during the 1990s (Clark, 2005).

Reference list:

Chapter author Surname, Initials. (Year). Chapter title. In Editors initials and surnames (Ed/s.), Book title in italics (pp. pages). Place of Publication: Publisher.


Clark, H. (2005). Second hand fashion in Hong Kong. In A. Palmer & H. Clark (Eds.), Old clothes, new looks: second hand fashion (pp.309-330). Oxford: Berg Publishers.

Jenner, P. (2002). The noble art of management In B. Brown (Ed.), The MMF music manager's manual (pp. 3.1-3.8.). Surry Hills, N.S.W: Music Manager's Forum.

Points to remember

Use the surname of the author of the chapter in text. The abbreviation for 'editor' is Ed. and the abbreviation for 'editors' is Eds. - with full stops at the end. The abbreviation for 'edition' is ed.

The general rule for full-stops and abbreviations is that you need a full-stop at the end of each abbreviation.

Citing a Conference Proceedings

Proceedings published in book form:

In-text Citation

Many web search engines utilize Boolean search logic (Wagner, 1996, p.99) however...

Reference List

Wagner, G.S. (1996). Surfing with Boolean! Where are the challengers?  In J. Smith & W. Phillips (Eds.) Electronic dream? Virtual nightmare the reality for Libraries VALA Biennial Conference Proceedings. (pp. 97-108). Melbourne: VALA. 

Unpublished conference paper retrieved online: 

Reference List

Liu, S. (2005, May). Defending against business crises with the help of intelligent agent based early warning solutions. Paper presented at the Seventh International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems, Miami, Florida. Abstract retrieved from

Note: If citing an unpublished paper or contribution to a symposium, the month can be included with the date. E.g. Presenter, A. (Year, Month). Title of paper. Paper presented at the meeting of Organization name, Location. Add retrieval details if retrieved online. (as above)

Citing a Report

Format as you would a book, or e-book if found online.

Author. (Year). Title of report. Place of Publication: Publisher.

Reference List

American Psychological Association. (2013). 2012 annual report of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.: APA.

In text citation:

(American Psychological Association, 2013)

Note: If the report is retrieved online, use Retrived from and the URL, DOI or database name at the end of the citation

If the Author and publisher are the same, you can use the term "Author' instead of repeating the name of the publisher e.g. –

American Psychological Association. (2013). 2012 annual report of the American Psychological Association. Washington, DC.: Author.

Alternatively, you can use an abbreviated form of the authors/publishers name

Citing Master’s/Dissertation Thesis

Unpublished Master’s Thesis

Caballero, S. (2004). How to teach first graders (Unpublished master’s thesis). University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. 

Master’s Thesis, from an Institutional Database

Henningsen, M. R. (1969). Analysis of reading skills and abilities needed to qualify for employment in the United States Postal Service (Master’s thesis). Retrieved from

Doctoral Dissertation, from a Commercial Database

Hayes, R. S. (2011). The study of literacy coaching observations and interviews with elementary teachers (Doctoral dissertation). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global database. (Document ID 577377203).

Citing a Webpage

Green, D. (2010). Gardening tips – perennials. Retrieved from

Citing a Software

Flesch Readability Scale (Microsoft Office 2003) [Computer software]. Redmond, WA: Microsoft Corporation.

Citing Film / Motion Picture

In text citation:

The authenticity of fear that the residents of the hotel experienced during the siege was well portrayed by the actors (Ho & George, 2004)

Reference List

Ho, A. K. (Producer) & George, T. (Director). (2004). Hotel Rwanda [Motion picture]. Los Angeles, CA: MGM Studios, Inc.

Citing Music Recording

In text citation:

In “Here Comes the Sun” (Meyer, 2000, track 4), the cello and guitar mesh together well to provide a fresh interpretation of George Harrison’s original work

Reference List

Meyer, E. (2000). Duet for cello and bass. On Appalacian journey [CD]. New York, NY: Sony.

Citing a TV Broadcast

In text citation:

Availability and access of the vaccine affects the success in curbing the spread of disease (Palfreman, 2010).

Reference List

Palfreman, J. (Writer & Director). (2010). The vaccine war [Television series episode]. In M. Sullivan (Executive producer), Frontline. Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation


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