Urban Design (UD)

Urban Design is an open access, international, dynamic, contemporary journal published on ITS bio-monthly. It provides a forum for the presentation of original investigations, reviews, and essays on the subject.

Editor-in-Chief: Assoc. Prof. Jing Wu
Frequency: Quarterly
Website: http://www.itspoa.com/journal/ud
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Introduction

Urban Design (UD) is an open access, academic and interdisciplinary journal published by ITS bimonthly. It aims to keep a record of scientific investigations of urban design and issues. All the submissions go through a rigorous peer-review process to ensure the quality of the journal. The journal welcomes original scientific research papers that are theoretical or empirical, positive or normative. 

Open Access
Through Open Access publication, authors make their research more accessible on the web and grant to all users available free of charge to read, download and share.
Authentic Peer Review
All articles submitted are subject to a rigorous peer review process by the expert reviewers. ITS adheres to the single blind peer-review procedure to ensure the contents on the journals meet ethical and scientific quality standards.
Fast Publication
Articles submitted must come through a series of procedures, such as peer review and editing. ITS is committed to finish the whole process in 30 days, in which reviewers are allowed to deliver the comments to editors in 14 days.
Special Issues
Special Issues focusing on certain aspects of a scientific research are published on ITS. Articles on Special Issues aim to broaden the scopes of the journals on ITS and promote the development of a specific aspect of an academic study.