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THE WORLD'S LEADING CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING

 

Zak World of Façades is an International conference series on façade design & engineering having attracted over 21,000+ delegates across its 71 completed editions. The conference is currently being organised in 25 countries in the Middle East (UAE, Qatar, Kuwait & Saudi Arabia), South Asia (India & Sri Lanka), South East Asia (Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam & Indonesia), East Asia (South Korea & Greater China), Africa (Kenya, Egypt, Morocco & South Africa),  Europe (United Kingdom, France, Germany & Sweden), Australasia (Australia & New Zealand) and the United States of America.

 

This is the 72nd global edition and 7th edition in Bengaluru. It will showcase the latest innovations and challenges in the construction industry pertaining to building envelopes and will also showcase latest technological solutions.

 

Visit www.zakworldoffacades.com for details of the previous editions.

Who Should Attend this Conference

Architects, Façade consultants, Developers, Government officials, PMC's, Main contractors, Sustainability consultants, Fire consultants, Façade contractors, Cost consultants, Glass processors & Structural consultants.

Speakers


  • Mathieu Meur

    Mathieu Meur

    Director, DP Façade

    Mathieu Meur

    Director, DP Façade

    Topic: Disruptive Technologies in Façades

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  • Rajan Govind

    Rajan Govind

    Director, BES Consultants

    Rajan Govind

    Director, BES Consultants

    Topic: Façade Designs and Implementations - Cost of Oversight

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  • KR Suresh

    KR Suresh

    Regional Director, Axis Façades

    KR Suresh

    Regional Director, Axis Façades

    Moderator: Panel Discussion: Trends and Innovations in Building Façade Designs

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  • Dinesh Verma

    Dinesh Verma

    Principal, Ace Architects

    Dinesh Verma

    Principal, Ace Architects

    Topic: Presence

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  • Filippo Lodi

    Filippo Lodi

    Head of Innovation and Knowledge Management, UN Studio

    Filippo Lodi

    Head of Innovation and Knowledge Management, UN Studio

    Topic: Façade and digital design technologies

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  • Ajay Gupta

    Ajay Gupta

    Executive Director, KGD Architects

    Ajay Gupta

    Executive Director, KGD Architects

    Topic: Façade - A bridge & a barrier

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  • Aparna Narasimhan

    Aparna Narasimhan

    Partner & Design Director, Venkataramanan Associates

    Aparna Narasimhan

    Partner & Design Director, Venkataramanan Associates

    Topic: It's a Wrap

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  • Uttaran Baidya Ray

    Uttaran Baidya Ray

    Founder & Managing Director, Studio Form Techniques

    Uttaran Baidya Ray

    Founder & Managing Director, Studio Form Techniques

    Topic: Complex Project Delivery - The Indian Context

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  • Amudha Tamilmani

    Amudha Tamilmani

    Associate Director - Program Cost Consultancy, Aecom

    Amudha Tamilmani

    Associate Director - Program Cost Consultancy, Aecom

    Panelist: Panel Discussion: Façade Value Engineering: Managing the Process and Limiting the Risk

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  • Jatin Shah

    Jatin Shah

    Director - Developments, Synergy Property Development Services

    Jatin Shah

    Director - Developments, Synergy Property Development Services

    Panelist: Panel Discussion: Façade Value Engineering: Managing the Process and Limiting the Risk

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  • Bimal Desai

    Bimal Desai

    Founder Director, DSP Design Associates

    Bimal Desai

    Founder Director, DSP Design Associates

    Panelist: Panel Discussion: Trends and Innovations in Building Façade Designs

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  • Tilak Thomas

    Tilak Thomas

    Principal, Thomas Associates

    Tilak Thomas

    Principal, Thomas Associates

    Panelist: Panel Discussion: Trends and Innovations in Building Façade Designs

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  • Sadashiv G Chakravarthy

    Sadashiv G Chakravarthy

    Associate Director, RSP Design Consultants

    Sadashiv G Chakravarthy

    Associate Director, RSP Design Consultants

    Panelist: Panel Discussion: Façade Value Engineering: Managing the Process and Limiting the Risk

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  • Mahesh Khaitan

    Mahesh Khaitan

    Director, Salarpuria Sattva Group

    Mahesh Khaitan

    Director, Salarpuria Sattva Group

    Panelist: Panel Discussion: Trends and Innovations in Building Façade Designs

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  • Rajat Bhattacharjee

    Rajat Bhattacharjee

    Director, Turner & Townsend

    Rajat Bhattacharjee

    Director, Turner & Townsend

    Panelist: Panel Discussion: Façade Value Engineering: Managing the Process and Limiting the Risk

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  • Tariq Kachwala

    Tariq Kachwala

    Director, FG Glass

    Tariq Kachwala

    Director, FG Glass

    Moderator: Panel Discussion: Façade Value Engineering: Managing the Process and Limiting the Risk

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  • Prameena Karunairaj

    Prameena Karunairaj

    Business Development Manager - Sun Shading Façade, FunderMax India

    Prameena Karunairaj

    Business Development Manager - Sun Shading Façade, FunderMax India

    Topic: Cladding High-Rise Buildings, a High Pressure Laminate (HPL) Perspective

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  • Ashish Kapoor

    Ashish Kapoor

    Sales Director, Schueco India

    Ashish Kapoor

    Sales Director, Schueco India

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  • Matthew Penrose

    Matthew Penrose

    Vice President, Vector Foiltec

    Matthew Penrose

    Vice President, Vector Foiltec

    Topic: High Performance, Lightweight, Long Span Building Envelopes with ETFE

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  • Deepak Shivaprasad

    Deepak Shivaprasad

    VP - Product Marketing, View

    Deepak Shivaprasad

    VP - Product Marketing, View

    Topic: Designing the Next Generation of Smart Buildings

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  • Joerg Schleusener

    Joerg Schleusener

    Director - Pre-Construction Services, Schüco Asia

    Joerg Schleusener

    Director - Pre-Construction Services, Schüco Asia

    Topic: Pre-Construction Services: A Schueco offering for the industry

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  • Ravishankar Subramanian

    Ravishankar Subramanian

    Technical Manager, Dow

    Ravishankar Subramanian

    Technical Manager, Dow

    Topic: Possibilities with Silicone for High Performance Buildings

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  • Shyam Raghunandan

    Shyam Raghunandan

    Managing Director, Schueco India

    Shyam Raghunandan

    Managing Director, Schueco India

    Panelist: Panel Discussion: Trends and Innovations in Building Façade Designs

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  • Balaji Chandran

    Balaji Chandran

    AVP - Sales & Application Engineering, Fundermax

    Balaji Chandran

    AVP - Sales & Application Engineering, Fundermax

    Panelist: Panel Discussion: Façade Value Engineering: Managing the Process and Limiting the Risk

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  • Sourabh Kankar

    Sourabh Kankar

    Marketing Manager - India, Gujarat Guardian

    Sourabh Kankar

    Marketing Manager - India, Gujarat Guardian

    Topic: Build with Light

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  • Devesh Kumar

    Devesh Kumar

    Technical Head, Aludecor

    Devesh Kumar

    Technical Head, Aludecor

    Topic: #BeatTheFire

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  • Kapil Chikodi

    Kapil Chikodi

    VP - Business Development, Glass Wall Systems

    Kapil Chikodi

    VP - Business Development, Glass Wall Systems

    Topic: Building the Bagmane Goldstone

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Schedule


Session 1

(09:30 - 11:20)

08:30 - 09:30

Delegate Registration

09:30 - 09:35

Welcome Address

09:35 - 10:00

Pretense Presence

  • The façade as camouflage
  • The façade as a mask
  • The future of façades

Dinesh Verma

Principal, Ace Architects

10:00 - 10:20

Cladding High-Rise Buildings, a High Pressure Laminate (HPL) Perspective

  • Benefits of cladding a high-rise
  • How to design cladding for high-rise
  • Case studies

Prameena Karunairaj

Business Development Manager - Sun Shading Façade, FunderMax India

10:20 - 10:40

Façade Designs and Implementations - Cost of Oversight

  • Understand the importance of design before it builds
  • Make designs in the office cheaper than in the field
  • Ignored façade design interfaces, impact on completion
  • Impact of “penny wise”

Rajan Govind

Director, BES Consultants

10:40 - 11:00

High Performance, Lightweight, Long Span Building Envelopes with ETFE

  • An introduction to projects, details, technology & advantages for ETFE façades & roofs
  • Fire, thermal, light and wind load performance with ETFE
  • Study of Vector Foiltec ETFE Solution for ETFE and steel structure at Embassy Manyatta Business Park, Bangalore

Matthew Penrose

Vice President, Vector Foiltec

11:00 - 11:20

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

Session 2

(11:20 - 14:00)

11:20 - 11:40

Disruptive Technologies in Façades

  • New paradigms in the façade design techniques
  • Speed engineering of façades
  • New and emerging façade materials

Mathieu Meur

Director, DP Façade

11:40 - 12:00

Pre-Construction Services: A Schueco offering for the industry

  • Why pre-construction services are essential
  • Meeting customer expectations with international systems
  • Case studies of pre-construction services for global projects 

Joerg Schleusener

Director - Pre-Construction Services, Schüco Asia

12:00 - 12:30

Façade and digital design technologies

  • Future of BIM 
  • 10D design process
  • Sensorial technologies 

Filippo Lodi

Head of Innovation and Knowledge Management, UN Studio

12:30 - 13:15

Panel Discussion: Trends and Innovations in Building Façade Designs

  • Designing the façades with performance objectives in mind
  • Engineered system façades and hot to use them to benefit performance
  • Design innovations for mixed use building façades
  • Optimal shading techniques for façades

Moderator

KR Suresh

Regional Director, Axis Façades


Panelist

Bimal Desai

Founder Director, DSP Design Associates


Panelist

Mahesh Khaitan

Director, Salarpuria Sattva Group


Panelist

Shyam Raghunandan

Managing Director, Schueco India


Panelist

Tilak Thomas

Principal, Thomas Associates

13:15 - 14:00

Networking Lunch Break

Session 3

(14:00 - 16:20)

14:00 - 14:20

Façade - A bridge & a barrier

  • Importance of façade
  • Façade and environment 
  • Future of the industry

Ajay Gupta

Executive Director, KGD Architects

14:20 - 14:40

Designing the Next Generation of Smart Buildings

  • Use of smart glass in building façades
  • Best design criteria and advantages
  • Case studies

Deepak Shivaprasad

VP - Product Marketing, View

14:40 - 15:00

It's a Wrap

  • With light comes with heat - How do we control it?
  • Backing façade design proposals with in-depth analysis
  • The idea in action - Wipro IT SEZ

Aparna Narasimhan

Partner & Design Director, Venkataramanan Associates

15:00 - 15:20

Possibilities with Silicone for High Performance Buildings

  • A journey through high performance in modern façade designs
  • Service for management of project timing and quality
  • Latest innovations in the high performance segment

Ravishankar Subramanian

Technical Manager, Dow

15:20 - 15:40

Build with Light

  • GGL go to solution provider
  • Case study: One of the most exclusive, demanding, risky, creative and efficient project executed
  • Innovations in glass

Sourabh Kankar

Marketing Manager - India, Gujarat Guardian

15:40 - 16:00

#BeatTheFire

  • Propagation of fire on façade
  • Codes around the world
  • Testing facilities

Devesh Kumar

Technical Head, Aludecor

16:00 - 16:20

Networking Tea / Coffee Break

Session 4

(16:20 - 17:50)

16:20 - 16:40

Building the Bagmane Goldstone

  • System Design
  • Execution of the façade
  • Integration of Façade lighting

Kapil Chikodi

VP - Business Development, Glass Wall Systems

16:40 - 17:00

Complex Project Delivery - The Indian Context

  • The approach 
  • The temperament 
  • The resolve

Uttaran Baidya Ray

Founder & Managing Director, Studio Form Techniques

17:00 - 17:45

Panel Discussion: Façade Value Engineering: Managing the Process and Limiting the Risk

  • 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 façade procurement to suit local requirements

Moderator

Tariq Kachwala

Director, FG Glass


Panelist

Rajat Bhattacharjee

Director, Turner & Townsend


Panelist

Jatin Shah

Director - Developments, Synergy Property Development Services


Panelist

Amudha Tamilmani

Associate Director - Program Cost Consultancy, Aecom


Panelist

Balaji Chandran

AVP - Sales & Application Engineering, Fundermax


Panelist

Sadashiv G Chakravarthy

Associate Director, RSP Design Consultants

17:45 - 17:50

Vote of Thanks & End of the Conference

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TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR COMPLIMENTARY SEATS: Complimentary seats are reserved exclusively for Architects, Consultants, Contractors, Developers, Fabricators, Government Officials & PMC's. 
The organizers reserve the right to allocate these complimentary seats at their discretion.
The programme is correct at time of publishing. However, given the seniority of our speakers and the nature of their roles, speakers may subsequently substitute or excuse themselves from the programme. 
This is always regrettable, and we will always try to replace the speaker with a speaker with equivalent insight. You can find the most up-to-date programme on this website.

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Conrad Bengaluru, Kindly reach the venue on 8th November, 2019 at 8:30 am

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Conrad Bengaluru, Bangalore Urban, Karnataka, India, 560008

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