128th Edition – Zak World of Façades Greater China

This will be the 128th edition globally and the 2nd edition in Shanghai 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
Partner, Xkool Tech
Charles Liu is a Partner at Xkool Technology, a leading technology company specializing in AI applications in the building and design industry. With over 12 years of experience in the design and technology industry, Charles has played a pivotal role...
Founding Partner & Operation Director, EFC
Mr.Yinjia has been working in building facade field for 20 years, he started EFC engineering consulting co.,ltd as founding partner with his team in 2008. He is the operation director of EFC.
Senior Director of International Accounts GWS China, CBRE
George Zhou has more than 25 years of working experience in domestic and foreign multinational companies and Fortune 500 companies. He has lived in Canada for more than 20 years and has served as directors and management positions in well-known...
Product Director, Kinlong Hardware
Dr. Junchao Ren, Doctor of Engineering, Senior Engineer, the Product Director with Guangdong Kinlong Hardware Product Co., Ltd., the expert member of Curtain Wall Engineering Committee of China Decoration Association. the deputy director of Cable Structure Group of China Steel...
Senior Architect, Lujiazui Group
Ms. Shuanglin Chen is a senior architect with a degree in architecture from Tianjin University and a Master’s degree in Architecture from the National University of Singapore. She has long been engaged in the design and development of urban centre...
Studio Director, Gensler
Assistant GM of Shenzhen Sanxin Technology & GM of Hainan Company, Shenzhen Sanxin Technology
Gao Bin, Assistant general manager of Shenzhen Sanxin Technology Development Co., LTD., General manager of Hainan Company, Senior engineer, expert of Shenzhen Decoration Association/Expert of Shenzhen Green Building Association, Member of Shenzhen Building Construction Operation Committee, engaged in curtain wall...
Executive Director & Chief Architect, SHDSD
Manager, AGC Chemicals
Since joining the company in 2011, has been engaged in AGC fluorocarbon resin named Lumiflon’s marketing work for 12 years . The main work includes the target customer, paint manufacturers contact, as well as for consulting companies, design institute product...
Partner & Director of Architectural Engineering Division, RoboticPlus.AI
Mr. Liang was selected for the FORBES 30 UNDER 30 CHINA LIST 2022. He obtained a master’s degree in Architecture at UCLA, and he is Assoc. AIA. Mr. Liang has been pursuing his cross-disciplinary research since his grad school at...
Technical Director & Vice General Manager, ALT Limited
Chief Architect of the 1st Architecture Department, AISA
Dapeng Sun, Director of the First Institute of Architecture, Arcplus Institute of Shanghai Architectural Design & Research(Co.,Ltd.), Chief architect, senior engineer , has been engaged in architectural creation and architectural design for a long time, focusing on the field of...
General Manager, Raffles City The Bund
Keith Su has a bachelor’s degree from the University of California Berkeley and a master’s degree from the University of Birmingham. He joined CapitaLand in 2011. As the deputy director of investment, Keith was part of the essential team that...
Design Principal, KPF
As Design Principal, Jeff applies over two decades of international experience to an array of building types, with a focus on large-scale, mixed-use developments. Jeff has led many of KPF’s major endeavors throughout Asia, where his award-winning portfolio expresses an...
Director, Pelli Clarke & Partners
Hongxi Yang led multiple international projects and competitions, including the MO Resort in Hakone Japan, Chengdu Natural History Museum, multiple Shenzhen TOD Development, Civic Centers for the Asian Games, mixed use super high-rise tower in Chengdu, and large retail complex...
Partner, GMP Architects
Stephan Rewolle became Partner in 2021 and has been managing gmp’s branch in Beijing since 2004. He studied at Braunschweig Technical University, at Graz Technical University, and at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen. Over the years...
Engineering Director, Schüco China
Suny fully understands the status quo and trends of window, door and facade industry in Europe and other developing regions. Suny has rich experiences in combining building components in an optimal way, displaying different architectural properties of building envelopes. He...
Application Engineering Technical Manager, Dow
Architecture Business Development Manager - Asia Pacific, Eastman
Eric Mi is with Eastman Chemical Company as the Architectural Business Development Manager for the Advanced Interlayers business unit in Asia Pacific. He has long time service experience in glass and interlayer industry. Eric brings his rich experience and knowledge...
Strategy Director - Global Construction Segment, Axalta Coating Systems
Olaf Conreur is based in Axalta’s European Headquarter in Basel in Switzerland. He is the Global Construction Segment Strategy Director and the Global Specification leader of the Architectural Powder and Liquid business. He cumulates more than 20 years of regional...
Principal, Skidmore Owings & Merrill (SOM)
Yue Zhu is a Technical Principal in SOM’s Chicago office with more than 20 years experience in technical, architectural, sustainable, high performance, and urban design across a variety of building typologies. Zhu’s leadership approach reinforces SOM’s commitment to an integrated...
Director of Curtain Wall Innovation & Consulting Center, ECADI
Senior engineer, Master of Science, Peking University “Modern Enterprise Operation and management” major. Now he is the director of Curtain Wall Innovation and Consulting Center of East China Architectural Design and Research Institute Co., LTD. He is also an expert...
Executive Director, Inhabit
Xue-Kun has more than 20 year’s experience in façade and civil engineering, working both in Chinese design institutes and international companies on high profile projects throughout China. Through this, he has gained expertise the design and engineering of curtain walls...
Director, RFR Asia
Hui Yu is a structural engineer with an extensive background in façade, structure, geometry. IstruE 2014 Murray Buxton Award winner, currently Managing Director at RFR shanghai. Hui Yu join world renown engineering firm RFR in Paris in 2004, before that...
Chief Technical Officer, Xinyi Glass
Mr. Jianjun Yang has been working for Xinyi Glass for over 17years, plus another 25 years experiences in academic research activities in China Glass Research Institute before joining Xinyi Glass which is now the leading glass manufacturers in China with...
Managing Director - Greater China, Serge Ferrari
Mr. Eddy-Yong HUANG, holding Master degree of enterprise management from La Sorbonne Paris. Since July 2016, Mr. HUANG is the managing director of Serge Ferrari greater China. During more than 20 years, Mr. HUANG built professionalism in dynamic shading and...
Director, Arup
Jeff has been working in the construction industry for both Architects and Consultants for over 23 years. He progressed into the façade speciality field in 1995 and over the years advanced in his design, testing, fabrication, site supervision and project...
Conference Agenda
  • The goal being set by the government
  • How can we contribute?
  • A total design effort
  • Evaluating façade whole life carbon
  • Adding or subtracting?
  • What are the cutting edges
  • Selecting the performance data of architectural glass
  • Optimizing glass specifications
  • Finding the most reasonable glass specification solution
  • Module tensile façade
  • ”Soft glass” canopy STFE
  • Non-combustible breathable membrane
  • Characteristics of super high-rise building curtain wall
  • Balanced thinking of curtain wall system design
  • Thoughts on balance of curtain wall energy conservation under low-carbon emission reduction
  • Addressing environmental challenges of urbanization
  • A cross-border attempt to integrate building envelopes with garden art
  • Exploring the sustainable application of green façades on high-rise buildings
  • Humanization through material and scale
  • Creating public space
  • Urban porosity
  • In what ways will AI create added value for the developer during the project development process?
  • The change of the trend and significance of the "organization model" in the whole process of project development, and the inspiration for the current work;
  • Current status, challenges and prospects of building digital design and intelligent construction?
  • The actual value and potential of AI in the avant-garde design field?

Meng Gen Bao Li Gao

  • Case studies on recent office projects showing the impact of current developments on working spaces
  • Cable-net façade as generator of public space in working worlds
  • Implementation of double-layer-facade with integration of photovoltaic as sustainable strategy
  • What is Embodied Carbon? How to Calculate Embodied Carbon in Façade?
  • Comparisons of Embodied carbon in Different Façade Systems
  • Ways to Reduce Embodied Carbon in Façade Design
  • Powder coatings & sustainability
  • Durability & functionalities
  • Contribution to LEED certifications
  • Why do birds collide with glass?
  • International building regulations, inclusion into sustainable standard
  • Existing and new bird protection solutions
  • 'Dow' efforts to drive low carbon impact in building and construction
  • Engineering scheme to realize carbon neutral silicone sealant
  • Silicone sealant contribution to green building operational carbon reduction
  • Defining Lumiflon(FEVE) & its performance characteristics
  • Comparison with other resins (Including PVDF)
  • Lumiflon one solution of Eco (VOC)
  • Project case studies
  • Issues to be addressed in the design phase
  • The importance of integrated design for completion control
  • Design management system
  • The perfect combination of architectural art and industrial mechanical processing
  • Harmonious unity of novel structural form and building function requirements
  • New technology and new material bring diversification of curtain wall shape and modelling
  • Natural shading design strartegies and benefits
  • Natural ventilation/Green building certificates operation and rent feedback
  • Façade consideration and technical design
  • Energy saving benefit and green building certicates such as LEED, BREAM, China Green Building, etc

Hui Yu

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