139th Edition – Zak World of Façades Norway

This will be the 139th edition globally and the 1st edition in Oslo 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
Area Sales Manager, Schüco Norway AS
Kristian Winje has an education in electrical engineering, and sales and marketing. He has worked with technical sales in construction related industries for larger parts of his career. Before joining Schüco, he worked at ASSA ABLOY for almost 10 years,...
Director - Energy & Enviornment, Multiconsult
Ida has worked with indoor climate, energy efficiency and the environment in buildings for over 40 years, both in planning and research. This requires a comprehensive approach that includes both the building body, technical installations and energy supply. She obtained...
Sector Manager Commercial & Specialties, Guardian Glass
Onur Erturk is the Commercial Sector Leader at Guardian Glass, one of the largest glass producers and innovators in the world, where he took last 7 years several roles in European organisation to develop marketing strategies and innovation projects. He...
CEO, ACC Sweden and Norway
Mathias Almstedt has been working as façade consultant 16 years. He is the CEO of ACC Glass and Façade consultants, Norhern Europe’s leading façade consultants, offering independent advice on glass, facades, windows, glass roofs, daylight and shading. Mathias is 46...
Façade Lead, Lund+Slaatto
Martin Eide has worked at Lund+Slaatto Arkitekter for 11 years, where he is now responsible for façade design. He has a background in fine arts and studied at the Sichuan Fine Arts Institute in Chongqing, China prior to studying architecture....
Studio Manager, SLA Norge
As an architect, landscape architect, planner, and sustainability specialist with a distinguished career spanning two decades at renowned international firms such as SLA, MVRDV, DARK and Juurlink[+]Geluk, Franziska Meisel has devoted herself to the interdisciplinary integration of architectural disciplines. She...
Leader Competence Center Façade, NCC Building AS
Rune Stokstad has an extensive career with over 25 years of expertice as a facade specialist. He holds a Siv.Ing degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and possesses a VDC certificate from Standford University. Currently,...
Co-Founder, SAAHA AS
Adnan Harambasic has accumulated a broad range of international experience through his participation in large-scale architecture projects and competitions. After 10 years as partner at A-lab/Oslo, he co-founded SAAHA with Thor Olav Solbjør in 2013. They established new office after...
Partner | Head of Innovation, 3XN/GXN
Kåre Stokholm Poulsgaard is Partner and Head of innovation at 3XN Architect’s independent innovation unit GXN. As part of GXN’s leadership team Kåre devel¬ops 3XN and GXN’s research activities while working to bring research insights and approaches into architectural consultancy...
Business Development Manager | Project Leader, Henning Larsen
Karoline is Business Development Manager at Henning Larsen in Norway, driving sales and market outreach in the region. Based in Oslo since 2012, Karoline has been a key figure in establishing Henning Larsen’s presence in Norway. From Norway herself and...
Senior Architect | Project Leader, Snøhetta
Anne Cecilie Haug has 20 years of experience as an architect and project manager in Snøhetta. As an architect, she has worked on several cultural and commercial buildings. Among other things, she was one of the executive architects for the...
Partner & CEO, Mad arkitekter
Architect Åshild Wangensteen Bjørvik has 20 years of experience as an architect, and joined Mad in 2008. Since 2016 she has been partner and CEO of the Mad Oslo, an interdisciplinary office with a team of approximately 55 architects. Åshild...
Head of Department Special Services Buildings, Ramboll
Ferry Smits is a building physics specialist with extensive expertise in the field. With a solid academic background from Eindhoven University of Technology (2000) and many years of experience from both architecture and consulting engineering firms, Ferry has become a...
Senior Façade Engineer, Arup
Laura Craft is a Senior Engineer, with 10 years’ experience in façade design and engineering. She joined Arup in 2014 as part of the Architectural Engineering team in the Sydney office and has a strong international perspective through subsequent roles...
Architect, Asplan Viak
Roar Lund-Johnsen completed his master’s in architecture at the Oslo School of Architecture in 1997. During his studies, he had exchange stays at the École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture Paris-Belleville and at the University of Newcastle, Australia. He has 25 years’...
Business Development Manager - Scandinavia, UK/Ireland & Middle East, SageGlass
Jacob Ketner Vidkjær, holds a bachelor in Marketing, and have been in sales & marketing for over three decades. Starting in the service industry, working as a contractor, to the building industry within cladding and glass he knows the corners...
International Account Manager, A. Proctor Group
Jeff Dibdin joined the A. Proctor Group in 2010. Jeff has many years of experience in the construction industry, focusing on modular construction, product development and innovation. By advocating a systems-based approach to airtightness the Proctor Group have simplified the...
Head of Sales EMEA, Vector Foiltec
Phil Schneider is Head of Sales EMEA and responsible for the implementation of global sales processes within the Vector Foiltec Group. With a view on technology and engineering, but also on processes, overall solutions, and the clients view, he was...
Sales Manager Europe, Vector Foiltec
Geoffrey Walters is a Sales Manager for the region Central Europe. He has worked for Vector Foiltec for the last 8 years. One of his main objectives is the development of the Scandinavian market. He is a British Structural Engineer,...
High Performance Product Manager - Northern Europe, Kuraray
Allan Gibson is based in Oxford and for the past 18 years, Allan has managed the supply and specification of specialist materials used in the construction industry in the UK and Middle East. Now responsible for the Trosifol PVB and...
International Business Development Head, Priedemann Façade Experts
Bruce Nicol, responsible for international business development at Priedemann Facade Experts, is an accomplished architect with over 30 years of experience in the glass and façade design industry. With a diploma from the Mackintosh School of Architecture, Bruce’s path had...
Projects Manager, Elval Colour
Efthimios Zizos is a Civil Engineer and he is for the last 7 years, Projects Manager of Elval Colour. He has more than 17 years’ experience in the field of building constructions and specifically in envelope façades/roofing. His current role...
Conference Agenda
  • Challenges in today´s building industry
  • How will tomorrow´s buildings look?
  • Experiences from re-use projects
  • How can we enable a more Holistic design of the thermal skin
  • “Future proof” design of the façades
  • Sustainable light-weight architecture with ETFE-systems
  • Building in existing structures: Utilization of vacant spaces with ETFE roofs
  • Case studies: SGS School in Sandefjord and Oslo Life Science Center
  • Dynamic Glass in a IoT context
  • Long term wins with Electrochromic glass
  • Offering well-being to building occupants
  • Nordic carbon emission targets for sustainable building design
  • The role of façade design in sustainable building design
  • Low-carbon and circular façade design solutions
  • Regulations and market requirements
  • Solutions and products for a sustainable future
  • Carbon control
  • Integrating research and innovation into architectural practice
  • Decarbonisation and transformation of unloved buildings
  • Case study of transformation and upcycling projects
  • Triple zero-project
  • Wood on tall buildings
  • Tilted walls in Nordic climates
  • Architecture and key figures
  • Design development and technical demands
  • Construction Status
  • Challenges in new façade designs
  • ACP forming solutions
  • Case studies
  • Innovations and improvements in glass production
  • Product transparency and certification
  • Contribution of high performing glass products
  • What drives innovation?
  • How to commercialize radical ideas?
  • Road to success
  • Long lasting buildings are the most sustainable ones?
  • Prioritizing building's durability alongside its sustainability - from a financial perspective
  • Constantly changing technical requirements and production techniques are influencing the reuse of buildings
  • Timeless architecture over intricate designs?

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