83rd Edition – Zak World of Façades India

This will be the 83rd global edition and the 8th edition in Mumbai 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
Design Director, IMK Architects
Founding Principal, Serie Architects
Kapil Gupta is the co-founder of Serie Architects and Principal of Serie Mumbai. He graduated with honours from Sir JJ School of Architecture in 1996, Mumbai followed by postgraduate studies at the Architectural Association, London. He was a Director at...
Partner, Malik Architecture
Arjun completed his Bachelors in Architecture at the Rachana Sansad Academy of Architecture, Mumbai and went on to receive a Master of Science in Advanced Architectural Design from Columbia University in New York. Before commencing his Masters in New York,...
Technical Consultant APAC, Kuraray
Malvinder Singh Roopra is a structural engineer by qualification. He started working in the industry as a structural façade engineer in 2004. He has rich experience in analyzing structural analysis of laminated glass considering viscoelastic properties of the polymer interlayers....
Director, BES Consultants
Rajan has 25 years of international experience within the façade industry, out of which he has served more than 11 years at Arup. With a structural engineering background, he has good overall façade specialist experience. He has gained working experiences...
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...
Managing Director, Envelope Technik
Manjunath Shetty is the Managing Director of Envelope Technik. He is a Principal Façade Consultant and has been practicing building façade engineering for about 15+ years. He has so far worked on over 500+ major curtain wall projects which include...
Associate Vice President - Sales, FunderMax India
T.S.Aditya is working as an Associate 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...
Regional Director, 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,...
Regional Director, Axis 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...
Conference Agenda
  • Are façade consultants bringing value or just for "namesake"
  • How are they contributing or learning from the project?
  • Measuring their contributions
  • Are they worth of designs and inputs?
  • The amalgamation of design aesthetics and impact on energy consumption in conventional buildings compared to modern façades
  • Benefits and barriers to the implementation of passive design strategies
  • Design with respect to high performance glazing, ventilation, shading and local materials
  • Initiatives for sustainable community design
  • Integrating the right assessment models for getting the most value out of façades
  • Value engineering versus value extortion: Is it cost reduction for diminished value?
  • Continuing the process improvisations for best practices
  • Value engineering for bespoke façades procurements to suit local requirements
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