81st Edition – Zak World of Façades Japan

This will be the 81st global edition and the 1st edition in Tokyo. It 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
Manager - Architectural Design Division, Kajima Corporation
Hiroyuki Sakamoto, graduated from the Department of Architecture at the University of Tokyo, studied abroad at Paris Ecole des beaux arts as a French government scholarship, and now belongs to KAJIAM DESIGN as an architect. Currently he is mainly involved...
Head of APAC Technical Division, Florim
David Petucco has a Degree in Civil engineer, structures specialization, with Master’s degree in New materials and applications innovative and not conventional structures: a member of the Italian engineer council since the year 2010. Member of the department of seismic...
Global Marketing Director - PVB Division, Kuraray
Ray Nakada joined Kuraray in 1999. In 2004-2009 he was stationed in the United States as Sales Manager of PVOH Resin. In 2010 he was reassigned to Trosifol® PVB Business as Sales Manager of Asia-Pacific Region, and in 2013 he...
Director Manager, China Southern Glass Holding
Wang shurong is the Director of China Southern Glass Holding co., Ltd (CSG), Japan office. She graduated from Dalian University of Foreign Language and has been working for CSG since 2005. She created CSG Japan office in Nagoya in 2009...
Sales Division - Key Account Manager, Saint-Gobain Glass Japan
Since 2015, Sadahiro Inada is in charge of developing Saint-Gobain Glass Solution business for façade as well as interior in projects in Japan. Sadahiro joined the Saint-Gobain Group in Japan in 1999 first for Fire Resistant Glass sales & development...
Key Account Manager, Saint-Gobain Glass Japan
Since 2014, Yasuhiko Sudo is in charge of developing the SageGlass business for Saint-Gobain in Japan. His goal is to support continued and sustainable growth for SageGlass dynamic glazing and to expand this new market throughout the region. Yasuhiko joined...
Sales and Marketing Director, Halio International Asia Pacific
Mr. Kawanobe has been in charge of sales and marketing regarding glass and building materials business in Japan. He was concerned about not only for building but also industrial glass business. He is the professional about Japan glass market. He...
Partner, Kengo Kuma and Associates
Minoru Yokoo was born in 1996 in Tokyo. He graduated from ICS College of Arts in 1990. He joined Kengo Kuma & Associates in 1990. Yokoo has engaged in the projects of Noh Stage in the Forest in 1996 (Architectural...
Representative Director, Schüco Japan
After graduating from Hosei University, he handled skyscraper facade projects at Sankyo Tateyama Aluminum. As the General Manager for specification work at Hunter Douglas Japan, he let to acquire the certificates for fire preventive equipment and seismic performance by handling...
Principal, Testuo Kobori Architects
Tetsuo Kobori was born in 1971 in Gifu, Japan. After earning a master’s degree in 1997 from Hosei University Graduate School of Engineering and Design (Jinnai Lab), he took a position with Kume Sekkei Co., Ltd, and in 2008 he...
Specialty Manager - Architecture and Construction Management Unit, Mori Building
Manager - Architectural Design Division, Taisei Corporation
Minoru Yamamoto joined Taisei Corporation in 1990 and has been a member of the Design Division, and currently oversees several design rooms within the department as Manager of the Architectural Design Division 3. So far, I have been in charge...
Partner, Coelacanth and Associates
1968 Born in Tokyo, Japan,1990 Graduated from Japan Women’s University, 1990 Joined Coelacanth Inc, (Reorganized to Coelacnath and Associates Inc. / CAt), 2002-Present, Partner / Principal Architect, 2013-, Associate Professor, 2016-Present, Professor of Hosei University, 2005-Present, Lecturer of Kobe Design...
Senior Principal, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
A founding member of the firm, Fred Clarke is Senior Design Principal for all the New Haven studio projects. Under Mr. Clarke’s leadership, the firm has designed and built over 15 million square meters of landmark towers that define skylines....
Director & Senior Executive Officer, Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei
Tetsuya Okusa is the director and the principal architect of Mitsubishi Jisho Sekkei which has the oldest history among the Japanese architectural firms. He completed in the master’s degree in architecture from The University of Tokyo and The University of...
Executive Vice President, Nihon Sekkei​
Senior Executive Officer & Chief Design Officer, Nikken Sekkei
Group Leader - Architectural Design (Advanced Design) Group 4 Architectural Design Section 2, Design Department,, Takenaka Corporation
Senior Façade Engineer, Arup Japan
Piet Lycke joined Arup in 2008 and is based in Tokyo. He is professionally licensed as an Architect-Engineer [Ir.-Arch.] in Belgium and has experience working and living in Japan, Belgium and Italy. Piet has a mixed background of architectural planning...
Sales Manager, Serge Ferrari Japan
Toshiki YOKOO is a Sales Manager at K.K. Ferrari Japan. He has expertise in particular to the market of textile architecture and textile façade, which always requires the qualified skill and knowledge about textile strength and engineering process. He has...
Manager - Asia Pacific Market Development, Kuraray Interlayer Solutions, Singapore
Senior Innovation Manager, Schüco International
Oliver is an Senior Innovation Manager at Schüco, one of the leading international suppliers of high-quality window, door and façade systems and has over 25 years of experience in buildings and façades.   After an apprenticeship as a carpenter and...
Export Sales Director, Renson
Frank Goudman is a Belgian engineer in civil building graduated in 1988. In the first years of his career he was R&D manager for Reynaers Aluminium and since 1994 as an Export Director for Reynaers Aluminium, has been developing new...
Conference Agenda
  • Environment, Health, and Space
  • Japanese sensitivity
  • Nature for the future
  • Better thermal and occupant comfort for well being
  • Innovative building applications contribute to new opportunities and energy efficiency
  • Automated control technologies towards a sustainable façade future
  • Search for materials
  • Search for location
  • Harmony with the environment
  • Technology and design
  • Architectural solutions
  • Smart buildings - Smart skins
  • Enviromental design in Taipei Nanshan Plaza
  • Enviromental design in the new campus of Otemon Gakuin University
  • Introduction of the latest ZEB technology
  • Dynamic Glazing for Japanese architecture
  • Latest development of Saint-Gobain glass in Japanese Buildings
  • Summary of CTBUH research project
  • Best practices in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and the Philippines
  • Impact of the glass design and the right choice of interlayer
  • The production processes
  • Technical features and advantages
  • Case studies
  • Light environment design
  • Thermal environment design
  • Visual environment design
  • Wind environment design

Panelists
Ikuya Hanaoka, Group Leader - Architectural Design (Advanced Design) Group 4 Architectural Design Section 2, Design Department, Takenaka Corporation
Kazuko Akamatsu, Partner, Coelacanth and Associates
Minoru Yamamoto, Manager - Architectural Design Division, Taisei Corporation
Hiroyuki Sakamoto, Manager - Architectural Design Division, Kajima Corporation

Event Details
  • 81st Edition – Zak World of Façades Japan, May 27, 2021, Marriott
  • Start Date
    May 27, 2021 8:00 am
  • End Date
    May 27, 2021 6:30 pm
  • Status
    Upcoming
  • Location
  • Category
  • Address
    Tokyo, 4-7-36 Kitashinagawa, Shinagawa City, Tokyo 140-0001, Japan
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