101st Edition – Zak World of Façades Germany

This will be the 101st edition globally and the 3rd edition in Germany which will showcase sustainable innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to the building envelope and will also display latest technological solutions.

Speakers and Panelists
Historic Preservation Specialist, Landesdenkmalamt
Katja Kampmann is the architect and Preservationist. She has studied architecture at Dresden Technical University with Masters Degree in Heritage Conservation at Berlin Technical University. She has several years of work experience in renovation, preservation, adaptive reuse and energy efficiency...
Member, German Parliament
Timo Schisanowski is a lawyer and a member of the German Bundestag since 2021. He sits on the Committee on Housing, Urban Development, Building and Local Government for the SPD parliamentary group. Among other things, he is the spokesperson for...
Owner and Business Consultant, Lehmbauconsult
Wolfgang Priedemann is the founder of the internationally active facade planning company with the same name. (www.priedemann.net). As an honorary adviser with the FVHF (Facade construction association), he is researching structural measures and viable, energy-efficient renovation solutions to protect humans...
COO, Ecoworks
Gregor Loukidis studied Industrial Engineering at the Technical University of Dresden. He worked in the photovoltaic industry during 2011 and 2019, mainly at photovoltaic project development companies. He also worked on the first photovoltaic tenant supply system in Germany in...
CEO, Tegel Projekt
Gudrun Sack is a managing director of Tegel Projekt in Berlin. She focuses on sustainable planning and building, combining quality with new standards in construction, and on the implementation of actionable future urban development solutions. She was a board member...
Associate | Head of Building Envelope, Henn
Oliver Franke studied architecture at the University of Karlsruhe (TH) and the Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña, Barcelona and graduated in 2006. Before joining HENN in 2017, he worked at Behnisch Architekten in Stuttgart and Los Angeles and as a Senior...
Partner, Bjarke Ingels Group
Jakob Sand joined BIG in 2011. During his career, Jakob has worked in the field between conception and realization; as Partner-in-Charge at BIG he has won many competitions primarily in France, as well as Denmark, Sweden and the United Kingdom....
Head of Research and Development, Priedemann Façade Experts
Dr. Jens Böke is Head of Research & Development at Priedemann Facade Experts. He studied architecture in Germany at OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts (TH-OWL) in Detmold and the University of Applied Sciences for Architecture (MSA) in Münster....
Project Manager | Team Leader, Lendager
Dorte Børresen is an architect, Project manager and Team lead at Lendager Architects in Copenhagen. Throughout a number of projects, she has worked with the re-use of glass, metal, brick and wood in new facade designs, thereby experiencing challenges and...
Founding Principal, Laufs Engineering Design
“With more than 25 years of experience, Will Laufs works in the field of structural, façade engineering and specialty structures design out of New York City, Berlin and worldwide, focusing on the use of new materials, transparent glass enclosures, challenging...
Managing Partner, Steimle Architekten GmbH, Stuttgart
The architect duo Christine and Thomas Steimle have been working in the field of tension between competitions and the realisation of private and public projects from the beginning. Together with their team, they see the challenge of their work in...
Associate Director - Lead Building Envelope Design, Arup
Susanne is leading the German Building Envelope Design team at Arup. She has more than 25 years of experience in the construction industry in Germany and UK where she worked on a wide range of local and international projects and...
Technical Service Representative, Eastman Chemical
Co-Founder, Circularity
Marianne Kuhlmann is co-founder and chairwoman of Circularity e.V., the professional network and do-tank for the circular economy in Germany founded in 2018. At Circularity, she connects CE practitioners in business and society, organizes interactive events and works together with...
Architect and Associate, Ortner & Ortner Baukunst
Lars Riebschläger was born in Berlin in 1973 and studied architecture at the Technical University of Cottbus, Politechnico Milano and the Technical University of Braunschweig. After graduating in 2001, he worked in various offices in Rome and Frankfurt am Main,...
CEO & Founding Partner, Graft
Lars Krückeberg studied architecture at the Technical University Braunschweig, Germany, where he graduated with a Dipl.-Ing. Arch. He received his Master of Architecture at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Los Angeles, USA. In 1998 Lars Krückeberg established GRAFT...
Member, German Parliament
“Kassem Taher Saleh is a German Member of Parliament. He joined the Bundestag in September 2021 and is part of the Alliance 90/The Greens parliamentary group. He is member of the Committee on Housing, Urban Development, Building and Local Government...
Façade and Glass Expert, Drees & Sommer
Jochen Schindel is an expert in the façade technology team at Drees & Sommer. After successful vocational training as a glazier and window fitter and several years of professional experience, he completed further training as a state-certified glass construction technician...
Sustainability Director, Hydro Extrusions
Jean-Marc is Sustainability Director for Hydro Extrusions, having joined as Energy Solutions Manager in 2008. Prior to his current positions, he has held a number of different roles within the organization. Originally from Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, he holds an...
Business Development Manager, Madaster
Franziska Albrecht studied social and economic communication and later landscape architecture. In this context, she became intensively involved with the various facets of sustainable practices at an early stage. She gained a lot of experience in planning and construction processes...
Associate, David Chipperfield Architects
After training as a mason, Daniel Wendler studied architecture at the Technische Universität Berlin and has been working as a qualified architect since 2001. In 2005 Daniel joined David Chipperfield Architects Berlin. As project architect Daniel has been responsible for...
Director, Schlaich Bergermann Partner
Boris Reyher has been working as a Structural Engineer with sbp since 2007, where he has directed the Berlin office since 2010 and was appointed to Associate in 2014. Before that, he worked for Buro Happold in England, after finishing...
Regional Resilience Leader, Gensler
Arlen Stawasz is a Regional Resilience Leader for Gensler in the EU and has focused his career on resilience planning for zero net energy, carbon, and water focused architectural design. He has expertise in flood resilient architecture, climate adaptation /...
Head of Application Engineering, Henkel Construction
Alexander Bauer is Head of Application Engineering @ TEROSON Façade Solutions. He holds a degree in business administration and has a wide technical and business development background. In the last 15 years, Alexander has gained extensive expertise in the Facade...
Founder and Principal, Jungjohann
Hauke Jungjohann has more than 20 years of international practical experience as a civil engineer and architect in the world’s most innovative companies in the industry. In leadership positions at Buro Happold, Thornton Tomasetti and Knippers Helbig, he has worked...
Country Director - Germany & Netherlands, SageGlass
Raimond J.F Starmans is the Country Director for Germany and The Netherlands for Saint-Gobain’s SageGlass since the end of 2019. Based in the Euregio in the Netherlands, Raimond is a big promotor of sustainable dynamic glass solutions together with his...
Head of Façades, Proctor Group
James Brackenreed-Johnston joined the A. Proctor Group in 2019 as Specification Manager for the London Area. James has many years of experience in the high rise sector, focusing on façade design, regulation compliance and innovation. By advocating a systems based...
Technical Sales Engineer, Elval Colour
Angelos Zografos is a Civil Engineer holding the position of Technical sales Engineer in Elval Colour. He has more than 10 years of experience in civil and structural engineering and has participated in the analysis and design of structural systems,...
Group CEO, Priedemann Façade Experts
Lars Anders is the CEO of Priedemann Façade Experts and Façade-Lab Research & Development Center, which accomplishes tasks relating to the façade or building envelope. In this role, He manages and leads along with his managing partners, a team providing...
Partner, Sauerbruch Hutton
Lina Lahiri studied architecture at the Oxford School of Architecture, Oxford Brookes University, and the Bartlett, University College London, where she obtained her diploma in 2005. As a freelance she designed a private timber house in Nyköping, Sweden and won...
Business Consultant Architecture, AkzoNobel
Dominique has a master’s degree in Architecture Media Management and joined AkzoNobel Powder Coatings (Interpon) in 2011 as member of the global specification team. In this role he supports architects, façade consultants, main contractors, cladding sub-contractors and powder applicators on...
Director, Knippers Helbig
Florian Scheible has joined Knippers Helbig in 2003, since 2013 he manages the Knippers Helbig branch office in Berlin. He is a trained architect and certified façade engineer working at the intersection of architecture, structural design and building envelopes. With...
Managing Director, Werner Sobek Stuttgart
Thomas Winterstetter has been Managing Director at Werner Sobek’s Stuttgart office since 2008 and is Partner and Co-Owner since 2016. After having joined the company in 2001, he has spent most of his career focusing on the design and construction...
Conference Agenda
  • Urban development: Alexanderplatz and the anchoring of the Tower
  • The composition: from the competition to the present figure
  • The façade: geometry and materialisation
  • Occupant comfort and health
  • High energy efficiency
  • Maximizing the building value
  • Case studies
  • Soho Towers Manhattan: All-glass walls driven by excessive lateral high-rise movements with integrated bridge support bearings
  • Hamburg & Berlin Private Residences: Exposed concrete structural walls both sides and thermally broken floating cantilever system
  • South Beach Florida Nike Flagship Store: Undercut anchor-supported UHPC bris soleil feature skin suspended structural system
  • Approach to façade design that offers a safer and simplified system
  • Energy efficiency improvements from airtightness modelling can improve the built up wall design
  • Unique market leading technology that is being welcomed into the façade industry and by warranty providers
  • New developments in infra-lightweight concrete facilitate the construction of single-phase building envelopes, making multi-layered external walls redundant
  • Infra-lightweight concrete is fully developed and ready to go beyond the scale of single-family homes
  • Different projects in residential, education, office and commercial use demonstrate the power of monolithic façade design and showcase the beauty of simple construction
  • Defining aluminium composite properties
  • Addressing the challenges in new façade designs and ACP forming solutions
  • Projects References
  • Where are we now
  • Gensler’s Climate Action Sustainable Practice Area (CASPA)
  • Project Case-studies
  • Closing thoughts, and what we can expect in the future
  • Why sealing is crucial ensuring a functional building envelope
  • Why common functional protection of sealing is just no longer enough
  • Why fire protection in sealing has gone from being optional to mandatory
  • Why do birds collide with glass?
  • Building regulations, inclusion into sustainable standard
  • Existing and new bird protection solutions
  • A look behind façades with demanding design approach and high fire safety
  • What covers no longer wants "just" to cover
  • It wants to give and take, form and perform, create an effect and be an effect
  • Durabilities
  • Comparison of standards
  • Trend colors and new façade finishes
  • Exhaust air driven interior sun shading
  • Resource, energy and space saving façade
  • System comparison and LCA
  • From concept to realization
  • Future research & development
  • Why renovation of buildings is so important for the environment
  • What part does the façade play in building renovation?
  • Reflections on national and European legislation
  • Technical possibilities of façade renovation
  • Challenges of façade renovation (landmark preservation, aesthetics, moisture, ...)

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