24th Aug 2017, Kempinski, Jakarta

About the Event


Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on the subject of façade design & engineering. The conference now takes place in South Asia (India & Sri Lanka), South East Asia (Singapore & Indonesia), Greater China (Hong Kong), Middle East (United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait), Africa (Kenya) and the United Kingdom.

Now in it’s 32nd edition globally and 1st edition in Indonesia, the conference has become a specialised forum to discuss the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and showcases the latest technological solutions.

Speakers and Panelists

Conference Agenda

32nd Edition - Zak World of Façades South East Asia, 24th Aug 2017, Kempinski, Jakarta

Session - 1(09.30 - 10.35)

08.00 - 08.50

Delegate Registration & Networking


Event Convenor

Stephen Tanno, Director - Pre Construction, Schüco International

08.50 - 09.00

Welcome Address


09.00 - 09.20

Façade design evolution in Jakarta

  • Advancements in façade designs and construction methods in Indonesian spectrum
  • Complexities and challenges vis-à-vis regulation standards
  • Meeting green building measures and performance qualities
Archica Danisworo, Design Director, PDW Architects

09.20 - 09.40

High performance glass for building façades

  • Visual, acoustic and thermal comfort
  • Energy performance
  • Glass as a sustainable glazing solution
Jason Lee, Specification Manager ASEAN, Saint-Gobain Glass  

09.40 - 10.00

Sustainable façades in tropical Jakarta

  • Layering of façades to reduce heat gain
  • Case study of Kompas Tower
  • Case study of Ra Apartment Hotel
Budiman Hendropurnomo, Design Principal , Denton Corker Marshall Jakarta  

10.00 - 10.20

Tensile fabric façade - Architectural functions and benefits

  • Thermal comfort & solar protection
  • Visual comfort & glare control
  • Dynamic façades with day/night effect
Nitin Govila, Director, Asia-Pacific/Middle East/ Africa, Serge FerrariFerry Djajaprawira, SEA Area Manager, Serge Ferrari

10.20 - 10.40


Session - 2(11.00 - 13.00)

10.40 - 11.05

High performance façade in a tropical climate

  • Selection of high performance glass
  • Fire safety in high performance façade
  • Durability in high performance façade
Timothy Soebroto, Associate Director, Meinhardt Façade Technology

11.05 - 11.30

Green façades for tropical climates

  • Explain the principles of passive design using the inherent qualities of the construction
  • Focus more on climates where complete natural ventilation is not possible due to the harshness of the climate, hence mixed mode natural with mechanical HVAC is necessary
  • Explain how natural living green façade technology can be integrated to create better sustainability and a more healthy climate in polluted city centres
  • Show some examples of recent projects
Stephen Tanno, Director - Pre Construction, Schüco International

11.30 - 12.00

Façade concepts - When culture meets performance

  • Hilton in Muscat – Nature
  • Ghala Biz Park – Legacy
  • Boeung Kak Mix Use - Memory
José Silva, Principal, Aedas

12.00 - 12.20

Creating better cities through better buildings: Pushing performance levels of façade in tropical climate

  • Building physics analysis in computer simulation model buoying façade design opportunities
  • Going beyond prescriptive building energy code in designing façade to balance daylight, glare, thermal comfort and energy
  • Latest trends in high performance façade of the future
Dion Anandityo, Project Director - Sustainability Leader, Arup Michael Chin, Principal - Façade Engineering Leader, Arup

12.20 - 12.55

PANEL DISCUSSION: Energy codes, ratings & guidelines for façades

  • Sustainable façades for the region
  • Understanding the role of building envelopes to meet local Green Building regulations
  • Rating standards and stakeholder coordination for façades
  • Thermal performance in curtain wall & fenestration (OTTV)
  • Dynamic shading techniques


Ariko Andikabina, Principal Architect, Ariko Andikabina Architects


Timothy Soebroto, Associate Director, Meinhardt Façade Technology Gaza Wirasugena, Director, Airmas Asri Rana Yusuf Nasir, Founder, Airkon Pratama Hengki Bangsawan, Head of Architectural Planning, Sinarmasland Pris Marzuki, Director, PTI Architects

12.55 - 13.40

Networking Lunch Break

Session - 3(13.50 - 15.40)

13.40 - 14.00

Green façades design: Synergizing energy efficiency with architectural aesthetics

  • Evaluating aesthetic and architectural possibilities in green façades
  • Passive design principles through an integrated design process
  • Creating right interface between interior and exterior environments of a building
  • Case study of a green campus building in Surabaya
Jimmy Priatman, President Director, Archimetric

14.00 - 14.20

Which interlayer for which application ?

  • Interlayers offer additional properties to glass (safety, acoustic, esthetics, UV- control, structural properties,…)
  • Guidelines on how to chose the right interlayer
Christoph Troska, Manager - Global Architecture Segment, Trosifol® World of Interlayers

14.20 - 14.40

Imagination on façades

  • Architectural 3D designs on façades
  • Key techniques of realization
  • Case studies
Efthimios Zizos, Projects Manager, Elval Colour

14.40 - 15.00

Fire mitigation in façade design and material choice

  • Mechanism of fire spread in façades and example of fires involving building envelope
  • Perimeter curtain wall fire protection
  • Fire hazards of building envelope containing combustible components
Satria Ramadhana, Façade Design Manager, Paul Adam Façades

15.00 - 15.20

Coatings innovation in façade design

  • Color trends & track records
  • Innovative technologies
  • Digital frontier in color design
Jean-Paul Moonen, Global Segment Manager - Architectural, Akzonobel

15.20 - 15.40

Façade consultant - adding value to design process

  • How to create clear design intent requirements and why are they important?
  • How does design simplification add value, and who does that benefit in the end?
  • Recognizing the value of a good façade tender design package
April Soh, Façade Consultant / Director - Singapore, Koltay Façades Agnes Koltay, Director, Koltay Façades

15.40 - 16.00

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

Session - 4(16.00 - 17.45)

16.00 - 16.20

Design and delivery of cost effective façades

  • Design and decisions the key
  • Time is money
  • Procurement, factories and site influences
  • Menara Astra, a case study in Jakarta
John Stanlake, Technical Director, Inhabit Group

16.20 - 16.40

Safety application of high performances silicone sealant in curtain wall

  • Safety application of structural silicone sealant
  • Safety application of weather-proofing silicone sealant
  • Choosing the right sealant for the right application
Jinbo Jiang, Manager of Technical Department, Guangzhou Baiyun Chemical Industry  

16.40 - 17.25

PANEL DISCUSSION: Understanding Façade Process Management - FPM

  • Façade deliveries, understanding and mitigating risk
  • The need for FPM
  • Implementation - Players involved and their roles
  • Possible pitfalls and their avoidance
  • Effect on the bottom line


Stephen Tanno, Director - Pre Construction, Schüco International


Paul Onslow, Senior Construction Manager, Hong Kong LandMulyadi Janto, Director, Farpoint PrimaGary Wu, Chief Representative Officer, Turner IndonesiaPaul Chahal, President Director, Building Façade GroupWarren Daubney, Principal, Sekawan DesignInc ArsitekPeter Stockbruegger, Technical Director, Schueco Singapore

17.25 - 17.30

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