Call for Papers

The Think Space Conference is the place to broaden your horizon on diversified perspectives pertinent to contemporary issues, challenges and opportunities in the field of the built environment. The mission is 3i or the three eyes as Inclusiveness, Innovation and Insightfulness. The Think Space Conference is inclusive and invites participation from all sectors: architects, planners, policy makers, artists, academics, the public and community activists. The two-days virtual conference functions as an open access platform for innovation on the first day via demonstrations and workshop and for insightfulness on the second day through paper presentations, a forum for debate through conferences on the second. It’s social vision can be defined as: promoting an understanding of the role of architecture and the built environment on communities, ecology and society more broadly. The first edition of the Think Space Conference 2021 will be fully virtual and has angled itself contemporarily and invites thoughtful papers for classified themes of heritage for sustainable future and tropical sustainability as mentioned below.


Heritage for a Sustainable Future

  • Shifting paradigms of culture and community

  • Identity through architecture

  • Technologies in Heritage Practices

  • Heritage for Climate Action

Tropical Sustainability

  • Sustainable Architecture

  • Disruptive Technologies in Built Environment

  • New Norm for Public Spaces

  • Ecological Design

  • Post-pandemic wellbeing

  • Transformation of architecture and urbanism

  • Transformative Delivery in Built Environment

Abstract Submission

We welcome you to submit Abstracts here. 

The conference committee will notify on the acceptance of the abstract with relevant information on paper template and publication tracks. Acceptance/rejection of abstracts will be entirely to the discretion of the conference committee. Please also refer to the selection criteria.

Selection criteria bases on relevance to the contemporary context, relevance to the conference themes, methodology and methods, significance of outcomes and structure of the paper. All carry equal weightages.

Important Dates

Call for Papers begins from

15 March 2021

Abstract Submission closes by

21 May 2021

Extended to 18 June 2021

Further extended to 2 July 2021

Notification of Acceptance by

4 June 2021 

Extended to 2 July 2021

Further extended to 16 July 2021

Early-Bird Registration closes by

9 July 2021

Extended to 16 July 2021

Full-Paper Submission by

24 September 2021

Extended to 1 October 2021

Final Extension to 15 October 2021

Late Registration closes by

1 October 2021

Extended to 8 October 2021

Final Extension to 15 October 2021

Presentation file Submission by

12 November 2021

Conference Dates

23-24 November 2021

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