66th Edition – Zak World of Façades Korea

This was the 66th global edition and the 1st edition in South Korea. It showcased the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to building envelopes and the latest technological solutions.

Speakers and Panelists
Board Member, KAFA (Korea Architectural Façade Association) & CEO, DYM Co. Ltd.
Secretary General, KAFA(Korean Architectural Facade Association)
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...
Executive Vice President of Development Planning, Heerim Architects & Planners
Woo ill Kim is the head of Development Design & Planning Department at Heerim Architects & Planners. After several years’ of working independently, he joined Heerim Architects & Planners Co., Ltd. in 2011. He studied architecture at Seoul National University...
General Manager, Azon Asia
Charles Jun is the general manager in Azon Asia Inc. with expertise in the building façade and commercial architectural market segments. Mr. Jun is in charge of business management at Azon Asia Inc. with 20 years of experience. The Azon...
Director, Eckersley O'Callaghan
Lisa leads the teams in Eckersley O’Callaghan’s San Francisco and Los Angeles offices. She joined EOC in 2013 to support the practice’s emerging facade engineering group in London and played a significant role in the group’s exceptional growth. In 2017...
Country Manager, Serge Ferrari Korea
Mina graduated from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul, Korea. She majored in Marketing, Diploma 2em cycle of Sup de Pub, Paris, France. She worked as an AE for Dentsu, Young & Rubicam Korea and also as the marketing...
Pre-Construction Services Director Korea, Schüco International
Mr Park will take responsibility for the newly opened Schüco International KG Korean Liaison Office, which has been established to enhance our line of sight, brand awareness and sales reach into a market we have enjoyed supplying system products for...
Vice President, CNC
Yoon, Jung Soo, works as the Vice president at CNC and as an advisor of KAFA, undertaking global activities and national policies related to various exterior products. Previously he worked with Hyundai Engineering and Construction for 37 years and has...
Director of Enclosure Design, Morphosis
Stan Su AIA, LEED AP BD+C is Senior Associate/Director of Enclosure Design at Morphosis Architects. He works with project teams in the development of enclosure systems and virtual design and construction (VDC) processes. He has extensive experience working in both...
Senior Principal, Gansam Architects & Partners
Dong Hee Oh is senior principal of gansam architects and partners, a design and strategic consulting firm based in Seoul, Korea, also representing CEO of gansam holding company. He leads the design practice and marketing on a broad range of...
Senior Principal, SIAPLAN Architects & Planners
Having studied at University of Kentucky and Columbia University, Doyong Um practiced for fourteen years in the US before relocating to Seoul and joining Siaplan Architects and Planners in 2014. At his overseas practice at respectful firms including Rafael Viñoly...
President, J&S Hanbaek
Bongsuk Chung started his career in façade (Curtain Wall) engineering at the Aluminum Department of Hyundai E&C in 1983 and established J&S Hanbaek for developing of 1980’s Façade engineering market which was substandard condition in Korea. He participated in a...
Senior Research Fellow, Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT)
The main research areas are development of practical passive building technology to realize zero-energy building and environment-friendly building, and related system, policy development, KS, ISO standard activities. I am doing research and development for the realization of safe, comfortable and...
Design Principal, DMP Partners
Peter Choi is a Design Principal at Designcamp Moon Park Architects (DMP) in Seoul. He trained at Skidmore, Owings, Merrill (NYC), LLP and Richard Meier and Partners before moving to Seoul in 2006. His team and he work at a...
Founder & Principal, AI Architects
Gene Park graduated from MIT with a Masters in Architecture and worked for a number of firms in Boston and New York including Kyu Sung Woo (KWSA), The Architects Collaborative (TAC) and Davis Brody Bond. He founded AI Architects in...
Sales Director, Tianjin North Glass
Ji Haiping is the Sales Director at Tianjin North Glass Industrial Technical Co., Ltd. He has more than 20 years of experience in the engineering glass processing industry. He has engaged in the manufacture of glass processing equipments, production management,...
Executive & Design Director, Haeahn Architecture
Manchul Jung’s twenty two years of professional experience with two main architectural firms in Korea has helped him develop his leadership, design skills, conceptualization, team work, and direct interaction with clients and associates. He has encountered various types of scaled...
President, Citiwall Engineering
Dr. Won Jong Ho is the president of Citywall Eng. Co. Ltd. He is a permanent member of KAFA and also a professor of Architecture at Shinhan University. He is also a representative of WEIK (Wind Engineering Institute of Korea).
Principal - Innovation Strategies Team, SAMOO Architects & Engineers
Dong Hoon Kim leads the Innovation Strategy Team and is responsible for identifying innovative tasks to strengthen design competitiveness, promoting new businesses through extending the business development capability and establishing strategies for the global market. After graduating from the Illinois...
Business Manager - Powder Coatings, Akzonobel Korea
CheolBong Kim graduated from HanYang University with a degree in Chemistry and has worked for 28 years in paints and coatings industry. He has held various roles in R&D, sales, marketing and general management in China, Japan and Korea. He...
Architect | Co-founder, VS-A Korea
Naree KIM worked in various architecture firms in France & Korea before joining VS-A in 2010. In 2013, with the help of Robert-Jan & Gontran, she founded VS-A.KR. She regularly conducts lectures at various universities. Her understanding of both architectural...
Structural Engineer, Guangdong Kinlong Hardware Products
Leo Liu is the Structural Engineer of KINLONG. He has been specializing in frameless facade design, calculation and installation for 8 years. He has a very rich experience in cable facades and has worked on many projects in the UAE,...
Associate Director - Façade Engineering, BuroHappold
Byeonghee is a chartered facade engineer with an extensive background in designing facades and windows, fabrication, construction, structural glass as well as environmental engineering. In 2003, he obtained MSc in Facade Engineering at the Centre for Window and Cladding Technology,...
Sr. Technical Support and Development, Dow
Jayrold is the Senior Application Engineer and Technical Specialist for High Performance Building Market of Dow Singapore, and is responsible for the Asean market. He provides technical expertise to owners, developers, architects, façade consultants and façade contractors regarding silicone technology...
Marketing Manager-Americas, Kuraray
Ron Hull is the Marketing Manager at Kuraray Trosifol® PVB, Americas. He joined Kuraray in 2016 after working 4 years as the NA Sales Director for Axalta Coating Systems. He began his career as an engineer with Conoco Oil Company...
Conference Agenda
  • Korean energy code and windows
  • Opaque ventilation window: Daishin Finance Center
  • Window remodelling project: Franciscan Abbey in Jungdong
  • Textile façade
  • External shading
  • Non-combustible façade solution
  • Transparency of glass structures is fascinating and daunting at the same time. How emotional distrust towards a transparent material opposes the rational knowledge that the material would be sufficiently strong to form a structure
  • Novel approaches to transparent connections on an experimental and case study basis
  • Experimental approaches to the integration of a dynamic glass skin as well as a lego-based approach to envelope systems
  • Understand parametric engineering in façades
  • Freeform fabrication and installation
  • Case study on the Morpheus Hotel, Macau and more
  • Challenge between quality and price for façades, doors & windows
  • Architectural design freedom whilst maintaining performance integrity and budget
  • Technical know-how to help take the project to the exemplary level
  • Touch: Comfort and experience, the ubiquity of performance
  • Meaning: The specificity of culture
  • 3 case studies
  • Background: context, site analysis, design objectives
  • Design concept
  • Material and façade details
  • Specification for architectural coatings
  • Trends and new technologies
  • Design app for specifiers
  • Environment analysis
  • Façade & sunlight reflection
  • Project case studies
  • Jumbo curved glass
  • Concave curved glass
  • 3D curved glass
  • TSSA - Transparent Structural Silicone Adhesive
  • Crystal clear solutions for weathersealing - 2400
  • Silicone sealants and cold bent glass
  • Structural design benefits with ionoplast interlayers
  • Transparent guards and walking surfaces
  • Iconic projects with spectacular views
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