ISSN 0717-6996 online version
ISSN 0716-0852 print version


Basic Information

ARQ is a journal of the School of Architecture of the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and is part of the periodical publications of the University.

ARQ is a quarterly publication aimed at professionals and academics, and dedicated to the dissemination of a critical selection of the architecture of Chile and South America and its related disciplines of ARQ Each issue addresses a theme that gives way to the editing, prioritizing excellence and variety of items, both papers as works and projects. The relationship with the academic world allows a permanent contact with international journals of architecture, with whom we develop regular exchanges.

The magazine is divided into three main sections: Reading, Works and Projects and Essays and Documents:

• Architecture, Design, Urban design
• School of Architecture, Universidad Católica de Chile
• Founded in 1980, ARQ forms part of the Periodical Publications of the University.
• Frequency: Triannual / quarterly
• Published by Ediciones ARQ

The abbreviation of its title is that ARQ should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, legends and references.

Accreditations and Indexes

  • Thomson ISI: Arts an Humanities Citation Index
  • Avery Index para publicaciones periódicas de arquitectura
  • Scielo-Chile
  • Latindex, Sistema Regional de Información para revistas científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal


  • School of Architecture, Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • ARQ authorizes those magazines signed with the Encuentros de Revistas Latinoamericanas agreement, to reproduce whole or in part the articles, with the mention of the source clearly signaled. Others interested may reproduce the contents with previous authorization from the magazine.
  • The signed articles are responsibility of their authors and do not necessarily reflect the beliefs of the publisher.


  • School of Architecture, Universidad Católica de Chile.

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Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Escuela de Arquitectura

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