Analyzing international academic journals listed on the Scopus database associated with the council of deans of architecture schools of Thailand


  • Pimwadee Eomthurapote Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University


international academic research, Council of the Deans of Architecture Schools of Thailand, instructor at the faculty of Architecture, Scopus database, VOSviewer Program


This study analyzed international academic journals listed on the Scopus abstract and citation database for 27 faculties associated with the Council of Deans of Architecture Schools of Thailand (CDAST) between 2001 and 2020. Data was collected from the Scopus database. Results were that 235 articles from 139 journals appeared on the Scopus database by 103 researchers from 15 faculties, and 189 articles were cited (80.43 percent) from 2001 to 2020, in annually increasing amounts. Dividing publication into four quarters revealed that the articles published in Quartile 1 attained 35.21 percent. The top four subject research areas included in the four-year division of the Scopus database included Engineering, Social Science, Environmental Science and Arts and Humanities. The relationship between number of article citations and quartile of journal amounted to 189 articles citations or 80.43 percent. The number of journals never cited were 46, representing 19.57 percent, while 117 journals on the Scopus database were in Quartile range 1–4 (Q1–Q4). These findings suggest that future CDAST member publication trends and directions from 2022 to 2027 may include an increasing capacity to produce in field of thermal comfort, BIM (building information modeling) and natural ventilation published in the article in Scopus database.


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