158th Edition – Zak World of Façades Turkey

This will be the 158th edition globally and the 3rd edition in Turkey 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
Commercial Director, AkzoNobel
Sanal is Commercial Director for SEEMEA region for powder coatings in AkzoNobel and leads also as the Country Coordinator for AkzoNobel Turkiye. In his role, he is responsible for the profitable growth of the businesses in several countries and leading...
Commercial Excellence Director, Norsk Hydro
Joris Verhiest is based in Belgium and is since 24 years active in the market of aluminum fenestration solutions. As a commercial engineer and international MBA he got the opportunity gain a wide experience in sales, product development, marketing and...
Managing Director, Lejant Architecture
Founder, CWG Cephe Danışmanlığı
Founder, Bilgin Architectural Design Studio
After graduating from Istanbul Erkek Lisesi, Caner Bilgin completed his undergraduate degree at Istanbul Kültür Üniversitesi in 2009. During 2008-2009, he attended Technische Universiteit Eindhoven. He completed his Master’s degree in Architectural Design program at Istanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi in 2011....
Founder, Ersoy Çakir Mimarlık
Ersoy Çakır, born in Germany in 1976, graduated from Taksim Atatürk High School in 1994. Y.T.Ü. He graduated from the Department of Architecture in 1998. He graduated from Işık University Business Management MBA program. He has a thesis on “Brand...
High Performance Products Manager, Kuraray
Born at 1986 in Turkey , raised in Adana and graduated as Mechanical Engineer,Bsc from Cukurova University in 2012 ,Started working as Steel Production Engineer in Qatar then moved to Dubai in 2015 as Steel Construction Engineer for Abu Dhabi...
Founder, Sabri Paşayiğit Architects
Sabri Paşayiğit, born in 1977 in Kayseri, graduated from the Architecture Department of Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in 2001. After starting his career at leading architecture firms in the industry, he founded his own company, SP Architects, in 2005....
Architect & Design Project Manager, Cosentino
Born on June 10, 1992, in Ankara, she studied Interior Architecture and Environmental Design at Hacettepe University Turkey, and Politecnico di Bari Italy from 2011 to 2015. She worked as an interior architect in architectural design offices and participated in...
Innovation Leader | Founder, GENX
Ilkay Can-Standard is a distinguished Architect and Technologist with over 18 years of global project management experience. With a focus on major architectural projects, Ilkay has led numerous major architectural, construction, and manufacturing-focused projects, significantly enhancing end-to-end processes. As the...
Associate, Renzo Piano Building Workshop
He joined Renzo Piano Building Workshop in 2010 after working in Spain for a residential boutique firm and in USA at Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects in Atlanta on the Carnegie Mellon University Gates and Hillman Center. During his time...
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...
Managing Director, Hydro Yapı Sistemleri Türkiye
‘Cagdas Taylan, has over 25 years of experience in the management of teams for building materials. Since 2002, he is the Managing Director of Hydro Building Systems Turkey. Prior to that, he has been in various positions for another multinational...
Managing Director, Innobuild
Kaan Kuran, with degrees in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering (B.S) and Mechanical Engineering (MSs) both from Istanbul TU and MBA (Istanbul Univ.) entered the world of façades in 1993 with production and application of window systems, winter gardens and façade...
Business Development Manager, Tremco CPG
Tolga Aycı is working as a Business Development Manager for Tremco CPG which is a global leader of construction chemicals. In this role, value propositions of group brands such as Tremco, Illbruck, Nullifire, Dryvit, Flowcrete, Vandex, Nudura and Veda that...
General Manager, Libart International
Özgür Yumrukçal was born in 1979 in Istanbul. He has a Civil Engineering Degree from Istanbul University, which he completed in 2002, while simultaneously embarking on his professional career with the construction of Atatürk Olympic Stadium. Later, he was employed...
Sales Director, Hydro
Bilal Yeniyurt is the Director of Sales of Hydro Building System Turkey, which is global leader of aluminium production and also architectural aluminium system developer with their respective brands SAPA and WICONA. After he graduated from Business faculty, he studied...
Founder, Solo Design and Consultancy
Founder, Nodextreme Erdal Özdemir
Erdal Ozdemir is a rare example of analytical engineering brain and fairytale mind in one person. Graduated as a Civil Engineer from Yildiz Technical University and as an Architect from the Mimar Sinan Univercity 3rd in his major, Mr. Erdal...
Director, Bağlan Mimarlık
He completed his undergraduate education in 1999 and his graduate studies in Istanbul Technical University Faculty of Architecture in 2002 and graduated as a Master Architect. Between 2002 and 2004, he completed his doctorate studies in Yıldız Technical University “Building...
Product Manager, Technoform Bautec Italia
Fatma Pir has studied mechanical engineering in Izmir Institute of Technology, in her home town. The Erasmus exchange programme has taken her to Italy for 6 months of study in Università degli Studi di Salerno. After bachelor science, she continued...
CEO, Koltay Façades
Agnes Koltay has a Masters degree in Architecture (Hungary, USA) and in Façade Engineering (UK) and worked with award winning architects and multidisciplinary engineering companies before founding Koltay Façades, a boutique façade engineering consultancy firm, in 2011. She is the...
Conference Agenda
  • Understanding the end-to-end process in the new world order of tech and innovation, both locally and globally
  • Design and Manufacturing Process for Façades: How to collaborate with the end in mind, what to integrate from other industries
  • Case Studies and Lessons Learned: From tools to project management
  • Evolution of architectural systems
  • Indoor comfort & outdoor freedom
  • PS technology: One technology, two solutions
  • Coating prime: New solution that improves the polyamide paintability
  • Adhesion prime: New solution that improves the adhesion performance
  • Is there a tangible risk of artificial intelligence replacing human jobs, and if so, to what extent?
  • How can artificial intelligence be applied to enhance architectural design, façade design and façade engineering processes
  • Overview of effective strategies for prompting A.I., including practical applications and advanced tips for optimizing outcomes
  • Importance of sustainability
  • Deployment on real projects
  • Offered opportunities / Opportunities
  • Genius Loci: Istanbul Modern Museum
  • Transparency and permeability
  • Technology
  • Can a façade act as an interface with the context?
  • Durable façade design in extraordinary climates
  • Functionality in parametric design
  • Façade design process compatible with the architectural project
  • Façade site application phase
  • Problems faced and solutions
  • Dekton, ultracompact products in façades
  • The best project journey
  • Partner with many opportunities
  • Construction products from floor to roof
  • Thermal window installation with a patented solution
  • Fire-rated façade membranes, cavity barriers and firestopping solutions
  • Innovations and improvements in glass production
  • Product transparency and certification
  • Contribution of high performing glass products
Event Details
  • 158th Edition – Zak World of Façades Turkey, September 26, 2024
  • Start Date
    September 26, 2024 8:00 am
  • End Date
    September 26, 2024 5:30 pm
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