About the Conference


Every era of advancement is marked by a unique style of architecture. Today due to Globalization, there is a rapid upsurge in demand for more modern, sustainable and innovative architectural masterpieces. Advancement in technology has changed the role of Architects and Planners in the society. The academic realms of the field demand broader skills than just mastery of scientific and technological disciplines. The International Conference on Trends in Architecture and Construction held on 18th September, 2017 witnessed confluence of experts, professionals and Scholars bound with one goal to share their knowledge on the great platform provided by Chandigarh University.

The 2nd International Conference on Trends in Architecture and Construction (ICTAC 2020) will provide a forum for researchers from Academia and Industry by providing excellent opportunity to explore and share the advancements in the field of Architecture and Construction. The purpose of this conference is to discuss the existing technological knowledge and share information in the relevant areas that could lead to future developments. The conference will endow with an opportunity to present and observe the latest research results, ideas, developments and applications in the field of architecture. It will also give opportunities to students to meet experienced peers & researchers.


  1. Urban Planning and Design
    1. Challenges in Urban Planning & Design in today’s context
    2. Sustainable Planning & Smart Cities
  2. Built environment & Heritage
    1. Architecture, Landscape Heritage, Cultural & Inclusive Design.
    2. Heritage Conservation Policies, Practices, Tourism & Regeneration
  3. Material and Construction
    1. Innovative Technologies in Building Construction & Material
    2. Construction Engineering Management & Pre engineered Construction
  4. Energy Efficiency
    1. Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Green Architecture
    2. Sustainable Practices & community led design
  5. Research and Innovation
    1. Research in Architecture and Construction
    2. Teaching pedagogy in Architecture