The Journal “Creative Space (Creat. Sp.)” offers architects, academics and researchers opportunities for accessing and sharing knowledge on various aspects of the built environment and, be a part of a more speculative design environment. Articles and writings would include, among others, critical thinking on architecture, town planning and urbanism, landscape design, building technology, including construction methods and structure systems, management of historic buildings and urban landscapes and, art in architecture.

We are pleased and proud to announce the release of the Volume - III Number - I of "Creative Space (Creat. Sp.)", a prestigious bi-annual journal of Chitkara University Publications, which is slated to be released in July 2015 .

"Creative Space (Creat. Sp.)" is published using an open access publication model, meaning that all interested readers are able to freely access the journal online at www.cs.chitkara.edu.in. The journal has a distinguished Editorial Board with extensive academic qualifications, ensuring that the journal maintains high academic standards. Papers for publication are selected through peer review to ensure originality, relevance, and readability.

Issue Theme

This issue is dedicated to the theme of "Sacred Space". The term is being used to denote all forms of natural and manmade spaces that are symbolic of the universal phenomenon of man's abiding faith in the supernatural, the divine and, all else that he holds sacred. It includes all manners of buildings, groups of buildings, other structures, art and, sacred landscapes associated with any form of religious and spiritual practices.

This is an invitation for submission of your research papers and other original technical writings, or extended versions of already published conference/journal papers suited to the selected theme of the abovementioned publication.

Writings can include, among others, documentation, study & analysis of historic sacred spaces; views and critical thinking on design, construction and use of religious buildings; management of sacred landscapes; role of art in sacred architecture; as well as discourses on proposed and executed contemporary designs for the sacred environment.

Prospective authors should follow the instructions available at Author Guidelines Creative Space (Creat. Sp.) for manuscript preparation, formatting and reviewing standards.

Manuscripts should be submitted to the journal online via online submission no later than October 31, 2013. A review and revision process will follow as per the timeline given below.

Timeline from the date of submission of the paper are planned as under:-
  • Acknowledgement to the authors about receipt of paper - 48 hours.
  • Comments on the overall look of the paper in terms of quality of figures, images, tables, etc. -- within 8 -10 working days.
  • Feedback on the content by the Technical Editors' Team -- 20 working days after the paper has gone through Step No. above.
  • Final decision to be conveyed to the authors - 20 working days after receipt of revised paper.
Name of the Journal Creative Space
ISSN Print 2321-3892
ISSN Online 2321-7154
RNI No. CHAENG/2013/51195
Periodicity of the Journal Two times a year as mentioned in the below table


Issue Number Month
Issue-1 July
Issue-2 January