156th Edition – Zak World of Façades Malaysia

This will be the 156th edition globally and the 3rd edition in Kuala Lumpur which will showcase sustainable innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will also display latest technological solutions.

Speakers & Panelists
Associate Director, Broadway Malyan
Director, DP Architects
First introduced to the world of urban design and construct by her father who is a civil and structural engineer, Ms Ellina Rahman’s interest in architecture was sparked by the creative possibilities of a profession that combines art and science....
Regional Manager Asia Pacific, TRIMO
Jaka Dijak is the Regional Manager for Asia Pacific at Trimo, a leading European company specializing in innovative building envelope solutions, particularly fire-proof façades and roofs. He collaborates closely with architects, designers, investors, and contractors across Asia-Pacific and the Middle...
Global Marketing Manager - Powder Coatings, Jotun
Paulina A. Marciniak holds a master’s degree in marketing from the Gdansk University of Technology in Poland and has over a decade of experience in the powder coating industry. In 2010, she began her career at Jotun in Poland. Since...
Prinicpal, SZ Facades
Associate, GDP Architects
Qayyum is an Associate at GDP Architects, an award-winning multidisciplinary architectural and design firm. He is a graduate of the University of Auckland in New Zealand and a qualified architect. His portfolio includes a diverse array of projects, from landed...
Country Manager/Project Director, Turner International Malaysia
C.J Chen is the Country Manager of Turner International Malaysia. He has been with Turner International for the past 23 years, starting as a concrete superintendent at Taipei 101 project in 2000. Upon completing the then-tallest building in the world,...
Oceania & Asia Sales Vice-president, Cosentino
Itay Shimony brings over 20 years of experience in the international stone surfacing industry, with 18 of those years dedicated to Cosentino. In 2014, he successfully led operations as the Regional Director of Sales for Cosentino Israel. Additionally, he played...
Principal | Technical Specialists and Façade Engineering Leader, Arup
With over 20 years of experience in the building industry, Michael Chin serves as a principal and group leader at Arup Singapore. In his role, he oversees the Technical Specialists teams, which encompass a broad range of disciplines including lighting,...
Director, BFG Consulting
Andrew Seah is the General Manager of BFG (Building Façade Group) Malaysia, he heads the façade consultancy and business operation in Malaysia since 2016. Andrew graduated with degree in Civil Engineering from The University of Adelaide and has 18 years...
Vice President, VERITAS Architects
Lillian Tay is the Vice President of VERITAS Design Group, an award-Lillian Tay is Vice President of VERITAS Design Group and Director at VERITAS Architects, a leading Malaysian architectural firm established in 1987.  Trained at Princeton University, USA, Lillian worked...
Executive Vice President, Vector Foiltec
Matthew Penrose is the Executive Vice President of Vector Foiltec. He has worked for Vector Foiltec Asia-Pacific for the past 10-years working on iconic ETFE using projects such as Resorts World Sentosa, Universal Studios Singapore, Singapore National Stadium Moving Roof,...
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...
Global Director - High Performance Products, Kuraray
Ron Hull, P.E, CDT® is the Global Director of High-Performance Products for Kuraray. Ron is based in the USA and holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a Master’s in Business Administration. He currently serves on the Board of Directors...
Conference Agenda
  • Façade’s role in building
  • Design evolution: From tradition to innovation
  • Design consideration: From architectural elegance to structural integrity and user comfort
  • How do we incorporate balconies and operable windows for ventilation and that comply with the building codes?
  • Is operable sliding window in glazed curtain wall a viable option? What are the other options?
  • Pros and cons of using high performance glass in a residential high rise without central air conditioning system
  • How do you control security and privacy in such buildings?

Andrew Seah

  • The Face of Innovation
  • Shaping Experiences
  • Case studies on Permata Pintar
  • Innovative structural glass applications
  • Amazing structural glass projects
  • Sustainability benefits of using structural glass interlayers
  • Flexible and versatile –the perfect material for any façade design project
  • Certifications on façades
  • Compatibility with many anchoring systems
  • Fire-proof building envelope solutions for data centres and industrial buildings
  • Sustainable building envelope solutions
  • Fire testing and certificates tailored to local regulations and conditions
  • Clarity on the materials and budget for the project with additional emphasis on VE options for the project
  • Possible loopholes in the system which affect the façade execution and quality
  • Possible solutions to ensure timely completion of the project
  • Quality control measures during façade execution and the stakeholders involved in the process

CJ Chen

Event Details
  • 156th Edition – Zak World of Façades Malaysia, August 22, 2024
  • Start Date
    August 22, 2024 8:00 am
  • End Date
    August 22, 2024 5:30 pm
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