TRIALOG – A Journal for Planning and Building in a Global Context

A journal for professionals in the fields of architecture, urban and regional planning, geography, sociology, anthropology, and economics. Dedicated to global issues and development cooperation, TRIALOG assists the assessment of research of relevance as well as the exchange of professional experiences in the fields of planning and building, with a focus on Asia, Africa, and Latin America. TRIALOG: A magazine for the open, independent and interdisciplinary discussion and documentation of trend-setting and alternative approaches.

TRIALOG has published field and assessment reports, research work, theoretical essays, conference reports, and reviews of relevant books and magazines continuously since 1983. The magazine, published four times a year, is autonomous in terms of content and financing.

TRIALOG articles, published in German or (increasingly) in English, are accompanied by a summary in the respective other language. In exceptional cases, Spanish-language articles are also published. Each issue has a thematic focus, but is complemented with noteworthy contributions on other topics.

The journal is published by TRIALOG e. V. – Association for Scientific Research into Planning and Building in the Developing World. The editorial work is conducted decentrally and on a voluntarily basis by editorial boards appointed on a per-issue basis during the annual meeting of the association.

An increasing amount of the articles published in TRIALOG are now being professionally reviewed in an anonymised peer-review process involving a circle of renowned experts for commentary, revision, and evaluation.

TRIALOG is always interested in possible contributions, content-related suggestions and proposals, as well as capable writers and volunteers for the editorial groups. For further information or to participate, please get in touch with one of the local contact addresses.