80th Edition – Zak World of Façades India

This was the 80th global edition and the 8th edition in Mumbai. It showcased the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to building envelopes and the latest technological solutions.

Speakers and Panelists
VP - Sales & Application Engineering, FunderMax
T.S.Aditya is working as an Vice President – Sales with FunderMax. He is associated with the brand for more than 8 years, and has been responsible for the company’s sales function which includes, adding key accounts, developing and managing sales...
CMD & Senior Principal, INI Design Studio
Ar. Jayesh Hariyani has served the building and design industry for over 30 years, specializing in architecture & planning combining city planning, urban design, architecture, interior architecture and mix used real estate development that are based on sustainability. Mr. Hariyani...
Associate Architect, Architect Hafeez Contractor
Apoorva Sharma joined Architect Hafeez Contractor in 2004 as an intern and is now a successful Associate in the firm. Her expertise includes several flagship Institutional projects like Infosys-Mysore Campus, Infosys- Mangalore Campus, DLF IT Park-Chennai, Manipal University Jaipur, BITS...
Director - Design & Engineering, K Raheja
Design Director, Hiten Sethi Architects & Partner, HSAAV
Vaishali completed her B.Arch from L.S.Raheja College of Architecture, affiliated with Mumbai University in the year 2002. After graduation, she has worked as Senior Associate at Reza Kabul Architects for about 11 years, the working experience of which included designing...
General Manager, TechnalⓇ In India
V.Gurumoorthy is the General Manager of Sapa Extrusion India Private Limited. Managing a team of over 30 executives, Guru as he is popularly called is responsible for overseeing the overall operations, of key Hydro Building Systems brands Wicona, Technal and...
Director Project & Development Services, JLL
21+ yrs of core competence experience in Green Field projects, Corporate Head-office interiors, Commercial fit-out project, Program Management, Design and Construction Management, Strategic planning & Multiple Stakeholder management, Management of complex projects, cost and schedule control.
Managing Director - MEI & SEA, Hydro Building Systems
Sam Robinson is the Managing Director of Hydro Building Systems Middle East, India and South East Asia. Managing a team of over 130 executives, Sam is responsible for overseeing the overall operations, effective promotion widespread distribution of key Hydro Building...
National Head - Projects, Viva Metal Composite Panel
Mr.Faizer Ali Dastagir is the National Head–Projects for Viva Composite Panels. He is a Mechanical engineer by qualification. He Has 25 years’ experience in Marketing, Business Development, Operations and also handling execution for various Façade projects with leading Façade Companies...
Founder and CEO , Aluvision Façade Solutions
Working in the Curtain wall industry for more than 22 years my expertise covers many areas,from creating preliminary design proposal to assessing the on-site erection of complete wall systems. Worked on engineering and designing of prestigious projects all over world...
Principal Architect, P.G.Patki Architects
Mr Patki’s personality reflects his to Design that distinguishes him in the buzzing architectural community and the world. In a shifting scenario, he recognizes how the challenges of the industry have widened the role, scope and responsibilities of architects and...
Head of Design - Chief Architect, The Wadhwa Group
‘Having a rich experience in the Real Estate Industry for more than two decades. Out of this , first decade was with renowned Design Architects of the Country and the next decade till date with prestigious The Wadhwa Group as...
Senior Vice President Contracts and Procurement, Shapoorji Pallonji
Mr. Parmar is having 34 years of experience in construction industry. He is responsible for handling contracts and procurement, contract administration, procurement strategy and international sourcing. Mr. Parmar is also the National Vice President of Builders Association of India and...
Principal Architect, Architect Rushikesh H
Mr. Rushikesh Hadnoorkar was born in 1971 and completed his graduation in Architecture in the year1994. After working under the guidance of eminent architects, he came to realize the complexities of the profession and challenges of creating innovative designs. During...
Managing Director - India, Gensler
Anupama is a Managing Director with Gensler India. She is a strategic leader with a passion for design and innovative sustainable technologies. With 25 years of experience to her credit, she has effectively managed and spearheaded projects across India and...
National Technical Manager, fischer India
Post Graduate from IIT-Roorkee with specialization in Earthquake Engineering, and core competency in the field of ERD of Temporary structures. Delivered lectures at SAARC affiliated countries to build up the competency of the people. Successfully delivered the technical training on...
Manager - Façade, fischer India
Edward Thomas Oommen, is a Mechanical Engineer from M S Ramaiah Institute of Technology andhas completed EPGBM from IIM Calcutta. He has been associated with the construction industry forlast 15 years, He started his career with Capital Equipment’s, JCB Followed...
Design Director, IMK Architects
Nithin Hosabettu is a passionate designer who always strives to create interesting spaces and environments. He believes that building should be designed like a sculpture which not only serves the functional aspect but each space has a meaning which users...
Principal Architect, Malik Architecture
Arjun Malik has  completed his bachelors in architecture at the Rachana Sansad Academy of Architecture and went on to receive a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from the Columbia University in New York. He returned to join his...
India Director - Architecture, M Moser Associates
Nirmal Mangal is the India Director–Architecture for M Moser Associates. He is a licensed architect in California, USA and India. He holds Master of Architecture from University of Texas, USA and Bachelor of Architecture from Chandigarh College of Architecture, Chandigarh.Prior...
Communication & Business Development Manager - MEI & SEA, Hydro Building Systems
Arvind Kumar’s current role involves working with the finest minds in the field of architectural aluminium in the Greater Middle East Markets, India and South East Asia Pacific. One of his key tasks involves extending partnerships with building designers, architects,...
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®...
Chief of Design and Sustainability, Mahindra Lifespace Developers
Amar is Chief of Design and Sustainability at Mahindra Lifespace Developers Limited. Amar oversees Design ideation and implementation across Mahindra Lifespaces’ developments, encompassing residential projects and integrated business cities & industrial clusters. Amar has over 22 years of work experience...
Director, BES Consultants
Rajan has more than 30 years of international experience within the facade industry, out of which he has served more than 11 years at Arup. With Structural engineering background Rajan has gained working experiences in various regions such as Asia,...
Director, Glass Wall Systems
Born with an aim to conquer his ambition in life and goal. He started working as a entrepreneur to take path in achieving his vision. With over two decade plus experience in Façade industry.He has played a pivotal role in...
Founder & Director, Sahvia Group
Founder and Director of SAHVIA GROUP, Ahmed has more than18 years of professional experience as façade designer. He believes that a great building must begin with unmeasurable, must go through measurable means when it is being designed and in the...
Regional Director - India, Inhabit Group
Gautam leads Inhabit’s business and presence in the Indian sub-continent as the regional director. With a background in architecture and multi-disciplinary engineering practise through his career, he has worked with leading developers and architects on projects across Hong Kong, Macau,...
General Manager - South Asia, Serge Ferrari Group
Arun MADAPPALLATH, a Mathematics graduate and a post-graduate diploma in Computer Applications, is the General Manager of Serge Ferrari India Pvt Ltd for South Asia. He has been associated in the field of tensile membrane architecture for over 18 years...
R&D Head, Dow
Ravishankar supports the TS&D team to drive projects in innovation and transformational growth projects. In addition, he has domain expertise in providing design support and demonstrated technical leadership in building facade projects for India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka. Ravi joined...
Regional Director - South Asia, Avante Façades
With a view to lead by example through devoted work ethics and constant innovation, Suresh is one of the most sought after façade consultants of India with a unique approach of integrating and detailing to insure that all elements of...
Director, FG Glass
Tariq Kachwala is the Director of FG Glass Industries and has 12 years of experience in the glass processing industry. He spearheads marketing, strategy and new business development and is also a consultant to architects and façade specialists on the...
Conference Agenda
  • Process of “seeking” guide design process
  • 10 Matrix (10M) drive design innvovations
  • Fire classification & flash over potential
  • Material classification based on fire behavior for façades
  • Kinematic façades & passive architectural elements
  • Cost centric design decisions
  • Smart tools for cost optimised designs
  • 'Value Engineering' Vs 'Value Optimisation'
  • Architectural signature
  • Thermal & visual comfort, solar protection & energy savings
  • Dynamic façades with day/night effect
  • Conformity & suitability to any fire norms & regulation
  • Procurement approaches
  • Procurement (tender) documentations vs Outcome
  • Construction design approaches
  • Impact of cost and value
  • Design and development of energy efficient façades for Ascendas, Pune
  • Addressing complex façade geometries and high rises by extensive design support and early engagement
  • Exclusive preview of TECHNAL® high performance & minimal sliders
  • Overview on
  • Case study on Viettel Headquarters Building, Hanoi
  • Case study on Alembic Office Building, Bangalore
  • Importance of the architectural lighting: Urban and façade lighting design
  • Integration of the lighting equipment in façades
  • Challenge for the future, new technologies and business
  • Review the fundamental interdependencies between nature and architecture
  • Can the rigor of placemaking extend to the development of the interface between architecture and the environment?
  • Exploring strategies and materials that respond to habitats and building types
  • ACT: Innovative and high-quality systems for safe and aesthetically sophisticated fixing of rainscreen façades
  • Cast-In Channels: Engineered for the most challenging façade connection designs
  • Firestop: Passive fire protection compartmentation solutions for unitized glazing and rainscreen façades
  • Anchors: Anchoring solutions for all façade solutions
  • Innovations addressing the need of the industry
  • Case study on durability
  • Differentiated service offerings that add value to customers
  • Burglar, bullet & blast resistant glazing
  • Comparison with conventional security glazings
  • Standards & testing methods
  • Blending biophilic spaces with naturally produced CSEB from site
  • Energy efficiency: A priority story in design
  • Design principles for creating healing space
  • Understanding FR aluminium composite panels
  • Tests and certification required for FR aluminium composite panels
  • Innovations in FR aluminum composite panels
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