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THE WORLD'S LEADING CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING

Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on façade design & engineering having attracted over 21,000+ delegates across its 72 completed editions. The conference is currently being organised in 25 countries in the Middle East (UAE, Qatar, Kuwait & Saudi Arabia), South Asia (India & Sri Lanka), South East Asia (Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam & Indonesia), East Asia (South Korea & Greater China), Africa (Kenya, Egypt, Morocco & South Africa), Europe (United Kingdom, France, Germany & Sweden), Australasia (Australia & New Zealand) and the United States of America.

 

This is the 73rd edition globally and the 3rd edition in the Singapore. It will showcase the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to building envelopes and will also showcase latest technological solutions.

 

Visit www.zakworldoffacades.com for details of the previous events.

Who Should Attend this Conference

Architects, Façade consultants, Developers, Government officials, PMC's, Main contractors, Sustainability consultants, Fire consultants, Façade contractors, Cost consultants, Glass processors & Structural consultants.

Speakers


  • Brian Yang

    Brian Yang

    Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group

    Brian Yang

    Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group

    Topic: TBC

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  • Esther An

    Esther An

    Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited

    Esther An

    Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited

    Moderator: Panel Discussion: UN Sustainable Development Goals as Building Blocks for a Better Architectural Future

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  • Hui Min Chan

    Hui Min Chan

    Director, DP Architects

    Hui Min Chan

    Director, DP Architects

    Panelist: Panel Discussion: UN Sustainable Development Goals as Building Blocks for a Better Architectural Future

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  • Michael Chin

    Michael Chin

    Principal | Façade Engineering Leader, Arup

    Michael Chin

    Principal | Façade Engineering Leader, Arup

    Topic: TBC

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  • Mathieu Meur

    Mathieu Meur

    Director, DP Façade

    Mathieu Meur

    Director, DP Façade

    Topic: TBC

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  • Farizan d’Avezac de Moran

    Farizan d’Avezac de Moran

    Senior Partner, GreenA Consultants

    Farizan d’Avezac de Moran

    Senior Partner, GreenA Consultants

    Panelist: Panel Discussion: UN Sustainable Development Goals as Building Blocks for a Better Architectural Future

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  • April Soh

    April Soh

    Façade Consultant / Director - Singapore, Koltay Façades

    April Soh

    Façade Consultant / Director - Singapore, Koltay Façades

    Topic: TBC

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  • Agnes Koltay

    Agnes Koltay

    Director, Koltay Façades

    Agnes Koltay

    Director, Koltay Façades

    Topic: TBC

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  • Veronica Muffatti

    Veronica Muffatti

    Business Development - Architectural Applications, Siderval

    Veronica Muffatti

    Business Development - Architectural Applications, Siderval

    Topic: Architecture with Steel - Façade Profiles for Ambitious Architectural Projects

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  • Matthew Penrose

    Matthew Penrose

    Vice President, Vector Foiltec

    Matthew Penrose

    Vice President, Vector Foiltec

    Topic: High Performance, Lightweight, Long Span Building Envelopes with ETFE

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  • Charlene Smith

    Charlene Smith

    Manager - International Architectural Projects and Technical Services, Vitro Architectural Glass

    Charlene Smith

    Manager - International Architectural Projects and Technical Services, Vitro Architectural Glass

    Topic: Out of the Box - Curving Glass Façades

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  • Marcus Tan

    Marcus Tan

    Sales & Marketing Manager, Halio International

    Marcus Tan

    Sales & Marketing Manager, Halio International

    Topic: Towards Innovative, Smart Buildings with Automatically Controlled Façade Glazing

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  • Andreas Geyer

    Andreas Geyer

    Managing Director, Seele

    Andreas Geyer

    Managing Director, Seele

    Topic: Complex Full-Glass Structures and Steel-Glass Structures in Asia-Pacific

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  • Nitin Govila

    Nitin Govila

    Director - APAC & MEA, Serge Ferrari

    Nitin Govila

    Director - APAC & MEA, Serge Ferrari

    Topic: TBC

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Schedule


Session 1

(08:50 - 11:00)

08:00 - 08:50

Delegate Registration & Networking

08:50 - 08:55

Welcome Address

08:55 - 09:25

TBC

09:25 - 09:50

TBC


Michael Chin

Principal | Façade Engineering Leader, Arup

09:50 - 10:10

High Performance, Lightweight, Long Span Building Envelopes with ETFE

  • An introduction to projects, details, technology & advantages for ETFE façades & roofs
  • Fire, thermal, light and wind Load Performance with ETFE
  • Case study on the ETFE solution and steel structure for the Jewel Changi Airport

Matthew Penrose

Vice President, Vector Foiltec

10:10 - 10:30

TBC

10:30 - 11:00

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

Session 2

(11:00 - 13:40)

11:00 - 11:20

Towards Innovative, Smart Buildings with Automatically Controlled Façade Glazing

  • Better thermal and visual comfort for occupant well being
  • Innovative, smart tinting glazing for building energy efficiency
  • Automated control of façade technologies for sustainable future

Marcus Tan

Sales & Marketing Manager, Halio International

11:20 - 11:40

Complex Full-Glass Structures and Steel-Glass Structures in Asia-Pacific

  • IconSiam, Bangkok: Luxury Façades - Achieving highest standards through international collaboration
  • IconSiam, Bangkok: Wisdom Hall - Mastering installation challenges
  • MahaNakhon, Bangkok: Rooftop Features - Maximizing elegance by smart engineering

Andreas Geyer

Managing Director, Seele

11:40 - 12:00

TBC

12:00 - 12:20

Presentation by Schueco

12:20 - 12:50

TBC


Brian Yang

Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group

12:50 - 13:40

Networking Lunch Break

Session 3

(13:40 - 15:50)

13:40 - 14:00

TBC

14:00 - 14:20

TBC


Mathieu Meur

Director, DP Façade

14:20 - 14:40

TBC


Nitin Govila

Director - APAC & MEA, Serge Ferrari

14:40 - 15:00

Out of the Box - Curving Glass Façades

  • Creating new non-square façades like the Amazon Spheres in the US and The Jewel in Singapore 
  • Examining the unique shapes of the Sandcrawler in Singapore and KEB Hana Bank in Korea, which are achieved with bent low-e glass
  • How innovative glass products help to achieve out-of-the-box designs while meeting energy requirements for projects around the globe

Charlene Smith

Manager - International Architectural Projects and Technical Services, Vitro Architectural Glass

15:00 - 15:20

Presentation by Kuraray

15:20 - 15:50

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

Session 4

(15:50 - 17:20)

15:50 - 16:10

TBC


April Soh

Façade Consultant / Director - Singapore, Koltay Façades


Agnes Koltay

Director, Koltay Façades

16:10 - 16:30

Architecture with Steel - Façade Profiles for Ambitious Architectural Projects

  • Transparency and freedom of design
  • Aesthetics, precision and variety of form
  • Energy efficiency, economy and sustainability

Veronica Muffatti

Business Development - Architectural Applications, Siderval

16:30 - 17:15

Panel Discussion: UN Sustainable Development Goals as Building Blocks for a Better Architectural Future

  • Taking cue from UN17 goals for sustainable façade design and construction
  • Designing smart façades for responsible energy consumption, production and recycling
  • How buildings envelopes can help create resilience to environmental issues?
  • Making greener buildings for better well-being and healthier environments inside and outside

Moderator

Esther An

Chief Sustainability Officer, City Developments Limited


Panelist

Hui Min Chan

Director, DP Architects


Panelist

Farizan d’Avezac de Moran

Senior Partner, GreenA Consultants

17:15 - 17:20

Vote of Thanks & End of the Conference

Sponsors


FAQ


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Venue


Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Kindly reach the venue on 14th November, 2019 at 8:00 am

address

Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Singapore, 018956

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