95th Edition – Zak World of Façades Thailand

This will be the 95th edition globally 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.


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Speakers and Panelists
Senior Architect, SODA
Brian Gillett is a Project Architect/Landscape Architect at SODA (Thailand) Ltd. Brian is responsible for the conceptual design, design development, technical documentation, and management of numerous projects. Brian is also responsible for the day to day responsibilities with clients and...
Managing Director, V2 Design Studio
An architectural graduate of Thailand’s Chulalongkorn University, Wisute worked on wide variety of residential projects before joining Orbit Design in 2005. His practice has since grown to encompass exceptional projects in the commercial, hospitality, façade design, retail and public sectors,...
Managing Partner, Steven J. Leach Jr. + Associates
DONAL T. COYNE, AIA ACIArb, is the Managing Partner of Steven J. Leach, Jr. + Associates Limited. He assumed the role of Managing Partner of SL+A Bangkok in 1996 and has overseen its growth to its current size of 56...
Chief Representative, Schüco Thailand
Oliver was born and spent his early years in Switzerland. He graduated with the Swiss diploma as construction draft man with a special field in structural reinforced concrete design. Later he worked with two famous civil engineering companies in Basel...
Sales Manager - Architectural Segment, AkzoNobel Powder Coatings
Chalermpol Jainak is sales manager for architectural segment at AkzoNobel Powder Coatings Thailand. Since starting his career with AkzoNobel as technical manager in 2011, he has gained extensive experience in both powder coating formulation and application for Architecture coatings. Currently...
Regional Key Account Manager, AkzoNobel Powder Coatings
David Tee is the Regional Architecture Key Account Manager at AkzoNobel. He started his career in the paints and coatings industry in 1989 and has held various operations and sales positions in different businesses within the Architecture Coating Industry. Since...
Deputy Managing Director, Architects49
Somkiat has extensive experience in office and residential building design. At A49, he has worked on major projects such as the Cementhai Building Product Center, the Tsunami Memorial and high-end residential buildings. Somkiat was also responsible for all overseas projects...
Founder, Atom Design
Phaithaya Banchakitikun is the founder of ATOM Design, which was established in 2011 with the aim of developing architecture that creates quality of life in the built environment for sustainable living in all types of buildings ranging from small-scale retails,...
Senior Sales Manager, Vector Foiltec
With more than 25-years of experience in the construction industry, particularly in roof and cladding sector, Michael Peh is currently the Senior Sales Manager at Vector Foiltec – Inventor and World Market Leader in architectural Ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) solutions. He...
Assistant Manager, Sales and Marketing, AGC Asia Pacific
David Ang is the Assistant Sales and Marketing Manager of the Smart Glass Division at AGC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. He is trained in civil and structural engineering, and has been working in the building and construction industry in the...
Senior Technical Engineer, Siderise Insulation
Donel Dippi is an experienced stakeholder-focused Technical Engineer who specialises in passive fire protection and acoustic solutions for the façades of buildings in the Middle East, India, and South Asia Pacific. With a deep understanding of testing, certification, compliance, and...
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...
Senior Sustainable Designer, 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, tfa | thomas fritzsche architects
Thomas Fritzsche is the founder + head of design of tfa | thomas fritzsche architects. Thomas Fritzsche is a member of the DGNB and of the German Chamber of Commerce in China. He studied in Stuttgart and Venice and founded...
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, 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...
Senior Vice President | Head of Design, 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...
Founder | Design Principal, 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...
Project Director, Schüco South East Asia
Responsible for overlooking and managing the large scale Schueco projects in Southeast Asia, by directing the project and sales team with the necessary and relevant info and action in terms of scheduling and cost controlling, as well as with regards...
Senior Technical Program Manager - APAC, Kuraray
Malvinder Singh Rooprai, Architectural Market Development Manager & Technical Consultant for PVB division of Kuraray, is based out of New Delhi – INDIA. His key responsibilities are to grow the market for value added products under the umbrella of Trosifol®...
SVP - Asia Pacific + 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...
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...
Associate - Tech Services & Development Scientist, Dow Asia Pacific
Jayrold has over 10 years experiences in the built environment, providing technical, application and consulting expertise to stakeholders in the curtain wall  and construction industry. He has helped many clients to  achieve energy efficient, durable,  well-designed facade for  high-performance building...
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
  • President Place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Marvel Edge in Pune, India
  • Whizdom 101 in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 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 of the ETFE and steel structure solution for mega canopy at Pavilions Bukit Jalil Mall
  • Clean energy trends towards carbon neutral cities
  • Benefits of BIPV on façade
  • Innovative solution with case studies and project references
  • Façade that stands the test of time
  • The allure of façade materials that age well
  • New technologies / New possibilities
  • Architectural signature
  • Thermal & visual comfort, solar protection & energy savings
  • Dynamic façades with day/night effect
  • Conformity & suitability to any fire norms & regulations
  • Examples of iconic façades
  • Hints and tips to deliver the ‘Iconic look’ without enormous extra cost
  • New façade developments
  • Case study on the Techcom Bank HQ, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Practical façade design in Thailand context
  • Façade and building design to improve the air quality in the building
  • 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 and creating transparency on the powder coatings life cycle
  • How can powder coatings help to build more sustainably
  • Latest color and design collections
  • Functional requirements of perimeter barrier firestop systems and cavity barriers
  • Fire resistance testing for curtain walling and perimeter barriers and a transatlantic comparison of testing approach, criteria and experiences
  • The criticality of workmanship quality and the need for installation inspection & reporting
  • Carbon journey of silicone sealant for building façades
  • Key elements of PAS2060 standards to ensue verified carbon neutrality
  • Benefits of project specific carbon neutrality service
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