Call for Papers

Engineers, architects, researchers and anyone interested in shell and spatial structures are invited to submit abstracts of 300-400 words in English and participate this Symposium. 


Abstracts Template Full Paper Guidelines



The theme of the symposium is: Innovation, Sustainability and Legacy.

The scope of the symposium covers all aspects of shell and spatial structures and will include but not limited to the following topics:

  • Cooling and Solar Updraft Towers(WG 3)
  • Masts and Towers(WG 4)
  • Concrete Shell Roofs // Future Challenges in the Design and Construction of Shell Structures for Low or Zero Carbon(WG 5)
  • Tension and Membrane Structures // Retractable Tension and Membrane Structures/ Tension Structures and Sustainable Society (WG 6)
  • Metal Spatial Structures // Metal Grid-shell Structures, Connections and Stability / Dynamic Response of Metal Spatial Structures(WG8)
  • Timber and Bio-based Spatial Structures // Concepts for Sustainable Innovation in Construction(WG12 )
  • Computational Methods// Next Generation Parametric Design(WG 13)
  • Structural Morphology(WG 15)
  • Historical Spatial Structures// Sustainable Heritage: Challenges and Strategies in the Preservation and Conservation of 20th Century Historic Concrete Shells(WG 17 Joint with WG 5)
  • Life-Cycle Design and Assessment of Shell and Spatial Structures(WG 18)
  • Teaching of Shell and Spatial Structures Facilitating Innovation, Sustainability and Legacy(WG 20)
  • Advanced Manufacturing and Materials/ 3D-Printing and Molding(WG 21)
  • Innovation in New Concepts and Projects
  • Sustainability in Refurbished Facilities
  • Legacy of Antiquity Structures and Modern Exploitation
  • Disaster Mitigation, Wind and Earthquake Effects
  • Snow and Ice Engineering
  • Aluminum Alloy Structure

Important Dates

Submission of abstracts:

31 March,2022

Notification of preliminary acceptance:

30 April,2022

Submission of final papers:

30 June,2022

Notification of final acceptance:

15 July,2022

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