77th Edition – Zak World of Façades Thailand

This will be the 77th global edition and the 2nd edition in Thailand which will showcase sustainable innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will also display the latest technological solutions.

Speakers and Panelists
Managing Director, Project Alliance
Nuttapol Sangesorasit has 30 years experiences in construction industry and 25 years expertly in project and construction management (PM/CM) business in Thailand. He experienced works from main contractor and international PM/CM companies on many projects before stepping up his challenge...
Sustainable Designer (Energy & Environmental Analyst), Magnolia Quality Development Corporation
Chanin is a sustainable designer and well-being consultant at Research and Innovation for Sustainability Center (RISC). He is a specialist on ventilation system design and computer simulation to analyze well-being in built environment e.g. energy consumption, daylight & artificial lighting...
Founder + Head of Design, Thomas Fritzsche Architects
Thomas Fritzsche is the founder + head of design of thomas fritzsche architects | tfa and a co-founder of FTA. Thomas Fritzsche is a member of the DGNB and of the German Chamber of Commerce in China. He studied in...
Founder and Managing Director, EGS-plan Bangkok
Dr. Himmler is a German mechanical engineer who has been working and living in the past seven years in Southeast Asia. He is founder and Managing Director of the foreign subsidiary EGS-plan in Bangkok, an engineering consultancy working in the...
Senior Partner - Deputy Head of Studio, Foster + Partners
Toby Blunt is a Deputy Head of Studio. He studied at the University of Portsmouth School of Architecture. Toby joined the practice in 1995. He has recently been involved in pioneering high-rise towers and masterplans. His current projects include the...
Associate, OMA
Michel van de Kar was born in the Netherlands and studied at the Technical University of Eindhoven, holding a technical engineering degree in Architecture and Urbanism. He joined OMA Rotterdam in 2003 when OMA has won the CCTV – competition...
Director-Project Development, Frasers Property Holdings Thailand
Russell has 20+ years of initiating and delivering sustained results and highly successful mixed-use projects for high profile companies across a wide range of development. As Design Director specializing in the design from concept to construction execution, he is spearheading...
CEO & Co-Founder, Openbox
After Nui graduated from the Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, he started as a Full-time instructor for the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering at Naresuan University for 2 years. Then he left the World of education to the World...
Senior Associate Director, Arcadis
Director, Gensler Bangkok
Cory has over three decades of professional experience leading large-scale complex design efforts globally. His work includes a broad range of building types including corporate headquarters and campus environments, low and high-rise residential projects, retail and entertainment venues, hospitality projects...
Director Pre-Construction Services, Schüco International KG
Stephen Tanno graduated from The University of Southampton in 1987 and worked as a Consulting Engineer for the next 16 years, including 5 years with Ove Arup in Sydney and 8 years as Group Director with Buro Happold, where he...
Global Segment Manager - Architectural, Akzonobel
Jean-Paul is the Global Segment Manager Architecture at AkzoNobel. He started his career in the paints and coatings industry in 1997 and has held several marketing and sales positions in different businesses within AkzoNobel. Since 2008 he has been working...
President - Global Coil & Extrusion, Sherwin Williams
Michael Bourdeau is President, Global Coil & Extrusion for the Sherwin Williams Corporation. Mike joined Sherwin Williams in 1986. Prior to his current role, he held various positions in Sherwin Williams including Director for Global Heavy Machinery, Business Director for...
Managing Director APAC & MEA, Serge Ferrari
Nitin Govila is a senior-level International Director with diversified experience in managing business operations in B2B, B2C environments across different business categories at a Regional level. He has also handled international consulting assignments and global projects. Nitin is based out...
Managing Director, Seele
Since graduating in architecture in 1996 Andreas is involved in the execution of pres-tigious façade projects mainly in Asia. His first project was with seele in 1997, the Shanghai Grand Theatre, at the time a cutting edge cable truss construction....
Chief Technical Officer, Xinyi Glass
Jianjun Yang has been working for Xinyi Glass for over 10 years, plus he has 25 years of experiences in academic research activities in China Glass Research Institute. Xinyi Glass is the leading glass manufacturers in China with seven manufacturing...
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,...
Director, Façade Associates
Andrew is an owner and Managing Director at Façade Associates a façade consultancy established in Bangkok in 2010. He has long experience in the Asia façade industry dating back to 1995 with periods as a façade designer for façade contractors...
Senior Manager - Sales and Marketing, Halio International APAC
David Yim is Sales and Marketing Senior Manager of Halio International Asia Pacific with regional coverage of Southeast Asia and Oceania. Halio International is a joint venture between AGC Inc, the world’s largest flat glass manufacturer with over 100years of...
Associate Principal, fjmt Studio
John Perry is considered one of Australia’s finest façade engineers and consultants and has over 30 years façade consulting experience covering a range of façade systems including Curtain Walling, Glass Structures, Precaste Concrete, GRC, Stone, Ceramic and Metal claddings and...
Director, HB Design
Hans was born in Hong Kong in 1961 where he lived until he was 11 years old. He was sent to boarding school in Switzerland where he completed his Matura (equivalent to A-levels) in Davos and then entered the first...
Conference Agenda
  • A building’s impact on the city
  • Net-Zero building design
  • The responsive façade
  • Cable Net Corners
  • Spandrel/Vision Glass Matching
  • Façade Trends
  • An introduction to projects, details, technology & advantages for ETFE façades & roofs
  • Fire, thermal, light and wind load performance with ETFE
  • Case study on the ETFE solution and steel structure for the Jewel Changi Airport
  • Case study on the Dragon Project in Bangkok
  • Local / international
  • Iconical / contextual
  • Façade materialization
  • How new technologies can support façade design
  • Powder coating and sustainability
  • Digital support tools for designers and specifiers
  • President Place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Marvel Edge in Pune, India
  • Whizdom 101 in Bangkok, Thailand
  • IconSiam, Bangkok: Luxury Façades - Achieving highest standards through international collaboration
  • IconSiam, Bangkok: Wisdom Hall - Mastering installation challenges
  • MahaNakhon, Bangkok: Rooftop Features - Maximizing elegance by smart engineering
  • How to evolve design in a collaborative manner accommodating the requirements of all stake-holders and taking on board all performance parameters
  • Case studies where all the conflicting requirements are resolved resulting in outstanding projects
  • A multi-disciplinary design approach from concept stage with innovative architecture & engineering
  • The world's leading sustainable office
  • Development of the façade
  • The workplace
  • More than green: Balancing environmental, sociocultural and economical quality in a high-rise building with a clear architecture
  • Comparing similar estimated investment costs as other high-rise buildings in Southeast Asian metropolis, but with 5 to 10 % higher expected revenues
  • Platinum Quality: Ready for certification according to the most advanced sustainable building certification systems DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council)
  • Understanding coil and extrusion coating end-uses
  • Exploring coating innovation in color and aesthetics
  • Reviewiwing sustainable coating options for green building projects
  • Architectural signature
  • Thermal & visual comfort, solar protection & energy savings
  • Dynamic façades with day/night effect
  • Conformity & suitability to any fire norms & regulations
  • Better thermal, occupant comfort for your well being
  • Innovative building applications contribute to new opportunities and energy efficiency
  • Automated control technologies towards a sustainable façade future
  • Trends in curtain wall glass
  • Types of glass and selecting the right glass
  • Project case studies
  • Why we need the ventilation?
  • How to make a good building environment from façade design
  • What is the next generation of ventilation through façades
  • Evaluating the potential gains and managing the risks
  • Lessons from history
  • Looking to the future
  • Designing and specification – Bringing value to the process
  • Façade deliveries, understanding and mitigating risk
  • Process Initiation to Implementation – Players involved and their roles
  • Possible pitfalls and their avoidance
  • Effect on the bottom line

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