110th Edition – Zak World of Façades Pakistan

This will be the 110th edition globally and the 1st edition in Pakistan which will showcase sustainable innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will also display latest technological solutions.

Speakers and Panelists
CEO, Prime Aluminum Industries, Senior Vice President - Board of Management, Sunder Industrial State
Prime Aluminum Industries, established way back in 2007, is the leading manufacturer of aluminum-extruded profiles in Pakistan. Located in 356-357 Sundar Industrial Estate of Lahore cities, Prime Aluminum Industries is the only aluminum company in Pakistan having high quality aluminum...
Director, Farook Metals & Aluminium Coatings
Abdul Basit is the General Manager of Farook Metal and Aluminium Coating LLC based in UAE Since 2002. FMAC is excellent in the strategic application of sustainable and green powder coating solutions for Architectural industry. Abdul is a specialised Powder...
Principal Architect, Zavia Architecture
He has a wide range of experience and worked at ASA for 24 years, he was the Principal Architect / Director, Arshad Shaihid Abdulla (Pvt) Ltd. ZAVIA design approach is structured around a process of discovery. He aims to uncover...
Founder, Studio Subtractive
Ahmed Mian received his Bachelors of Architecture from the Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture, Karachi in 1996 and a Masters of Industrial Design from the Pratt Institute, New York in October 2002. After receiving his bachelor’s degree and...
CEO, Aluminium Products Corporation
Junaid N Vohra is CEO Aluminium Products Corporation and Vice President of “THE PRODUCT GROUP”. The Product Group is a group of companies currently involved in importing/manufacturing of many different construction materials. Having done his bachelors in Marketing and Finance...
Principal Architect, Gravity Architecture and Interiors
Principal architect at Gravity Architecture and Interiors, Farah started her career as an architect in 2001, in the Netherlands, working with different architectural companies in Amsterdam, including Architekten Cie, a leading Dutch architectural firm, with whom she formed a partnership...
Principal Architect, Abdullah Khan Architects
Abdullah brings a wealth of knowledge to the practice by having worked in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Karachi and Lahore for over 10 years on key, hospitality, mixed use, residential, institutional and commercial projects. Abdullah is a LEED accredited professional...
Associate Architect, Foster + Partners
Fawad holds extensive experience working across Asia including Japan, China, South Korea and the Middle East. He holds an undergraduate in Architecture from the National College of Arts, Lahore and Master’s in Engineering in Architecture and Urbanism from the University...
Principal Architect, Arif Belgaumi Architects
Arif Belgaumi is an architect based in Karachi, Pakistan. His office, Arif Belgaumi Architects, draws on nearly three decades of diverse architectural experience gained in the United States and Pakistan, in a practice grounded in the regional and cultural context...
Senior Façade Access Consultant, AESG
Mohammad Nasar is a Senior Façade Access Consultant at AESG with 11 years of experience working on some of the prestigious projects in the Middle East and Europe. He is an industry experience-based façade access specialist who provides innovative and...
Façade Engineer, Bollinger+Grohmann
Architect and façade engineer at Bollinger + Grohmann, Paris, for 6 years. Ali started working at B+G after obtaining his master’s degree in Building Technology from TU Delft in the Netherlands. Over the years, he has gained experience in a...
Façade Engineer, Lendlease UK
Huzefa Ali is currently part of the Lendlease Façade technical team in the UK and has been working in the UK façade industry for the last 10 years. In this time, Huzefa has developed technical expertise from the detailed design...
Managing Director, Archi-Tex
Sohaib has an experience of over a decade in Architectural field for running architectural jobs independently as well as a part of teams locally and internationally. Sohaib has worked and developed few of the biggest malls in Pakistan while being...
Architectural Marketing Manager, Pulver Powder Coatings
Gökhan ERMIŞ is the architectural Marketing Manager of Pulver Powder Coatings, the third largest powder coating manufacturer in Europe. He has a master’s degree in marketing from Marmara University and a bachelor’s degree in advertising from Near East University. He...
Director, Future Architectural Glass
Imran has done his BBM from Singapore and is one of the founding members of Future Architectural Glass. He offers exceptional service & support to architects, consultants and fabricators in ensuring the right product selection when it comes to Glass,...
Managing Director, Technoform
Alex Dantziguian is the Managing Director of Technoform Middle East DMCC, based in Dubai since 2006. TECHNOFORM, is the global leader based in Germany with worldwide know-how on thermal insulation of doors, windows, & facades for over 50 years. With...
PCS & Commercial Director, Schüco Middle East
With over 22 years of professional experience in the façade industry. As an Engineer in architectural design, Stefan started in 2000 with Schüco in Germany as a Project Developer in the Façade Engineering department before moving in 2007 to another...
Regional Director, Meinhardt Façade Technology
Timothy is Regional Director of Meinhardt Façade Technology. He has been in the façade industry for over 25 years. He has been involved in diverse roles and positions in façade contracting and consulting firms, from designing to managing projects, including...
Conference Agenda
  • From Single Function Building Elements to Multi Function Building Elements
  • From Simple Separation of Building Elements to High Performance Building Elements to Power Generating Building Elements
  • On the rise of Façade Importance
  • Why glass?
  • All about glass & its selection
  • All about glass processing & its importance
  • Thermal behavior and the façade engineer’s thermal toolbox
  • Determination of input parameters at various levels of analyses and in extreme environments
  • Subjective choices and technical compromises
  • The building envelope
  • Keeping out the elements
  • Looking great for life
  • What does PCS bring to the table and why to invite others to the party?
  • PCS from a building envelope system manufacturer. Biased?
  • PCS case studies: Residence - Tower - Skylight
  • Thermal insulation in windows, doors, and façades – How it works!
  • Warm edge spacers for insulated glass units – What is it?
  • How to save money, energy, and the environment with your building fenestration
  • Changing the mindset to prefabrication
  • Design Engineering for Installation
  • Opening Doors to Opportunities
  • Defining and celebrating the slab edge
  • Delivering challenging design concepts to site
  • Our response, as architects to changing environmental conditions
  • Solar reflective powder coatings
  • Powder coatings classes by climate
  • Digital solutions for façade by powder coating
  • Company Introduction
  • Certifications, quality checks, and benefits of powder coating in the UAE
  • Sustainable powder coating solutions for the facade industry
  • Why façade access is a key part of the façade and building design
  • How to incorporate the façade access during the design development
  • Façade Access challenges
  • From the ground up: ensuring precision during construction to enable latter works
  • Should building envelopes be engineered from the start of the building design process?
  • How can façade design provide weatherproofing to ensure occupants’ comfort and safety?
  • Exploring lighter materials to reduce embodied carbon as well as costs for investors

Arif Belgaumi

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