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THE REGION’S PREMIER CONFERENCE ON FAÇADE DESIGN & ENGINEERING

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 31st edition globally and 5th edition in Bengaluru, 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.

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

Who Should Attend this Conference

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

Speakers

Tilak Thomas

Principal, Thomas Associates

Tilak Thomas

Principal, Thomas Associates


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Trends and innovations in building façade designs

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Nita Kembhavi

Partner, Kembhavi Architecture Foundation

Nita Kembhavi

Partner, Kembhavi Architecture Foundation


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Trends and innovations in building façade designs

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Michael Chin

Principal - Façade Engineering Leader, Arup

Michael Chin

Principal - Façade Engineering Leader, Arup


Topic: Cities Alive: Designing green & sustainable façades for the tropics

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Ashutosh Jha

Technical Director, Gensler

Ashutosh Jha

Technical Director, Gensler


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade safety & quality considerations

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Dinesh Verma

Principal Architect, Ace Group

Dinesh Verma

Principal Architect, Ace Group


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade safety & quality considerations

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Joachim Nasdalak

Head - Quality Management, Schueco International

Joachim Nasdalak

Head - Quality Management, Schueco International


Topic: Managing quality worldwide at Schueco

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Loriane Parisot

R&D Director - Europe, Dow Corning

Loriane Parisot

R&D Director - Europe, Dow Corning


Topic: Innovative silicone material enabling sustainable architecture

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Anuj Gupta

Director, Rapid Coat

Anuj Gupta

Director, Rapid Coat


Topic: Why powder coatings fail and how to specify the right / appropriate coating for façades

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Gayathri Shetty

Owner, Gayathri & Namith Architects

Gayathri Shetty

Owner, Gayathri & Namith Architects


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Trends and innovations in building façade designs

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Sadanand Byakod

COO, G Corp Developers

Sadanand Byakod

COO, G Corp Developers


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade safety & quality considerations

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Ashish Kapoor

Sales Director, Schüco

Ashish Kapoor

Sales Director, Schüco


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Trends and innovations in building façade designs

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Paul Blackmore

CEO, KEF Infra

Paul Blackmore

CEO, KEF Infra


Topic: An introduction to one of the largest off site manufacturers in India

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Micha Pawelka

Managing Director, Priedemann Middle East

Micha Pawelka

Managing Director, Priedemann Middle East


Topic: The façade as a statement in form and function

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Eshan Hemrajani

Director, Glass Wall Systems

Eshan Hemrajani

Director, Glass Wall Systems


Topic: Factory produced façade elements - Concept to reality

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Gautam Bhasin

Regional Manager, Inhabit Group

Gautam Bhasin

Regional Manager, Inhabit Group


Topic: Evolving design optimisation methods

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Jayant Vaitha

Director, Synergy Property Development

Jayant Vaitha

Director, Synergy Property Development


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade safety & quality considerations

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Pankaj Keswani

Managing Director, Alufit

Pankaj Keswani

Managing Director, Alufit


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade safety & quality considerations

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Tarun Khemlani

Director, Clean India

Tarun Khemlani

Director, Clean India


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade safety & quality considerations

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Jonathan Cohen

Global Business Director - Glass Laminating Solutions, Kuraray

Jonathan Cohen

Global Business Director - Glass Laminating Solutions, Kuraray


Topic: Different laminated glass for different façade needs

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Syed Azhar

Area Sales Manager - South, Kinlong Hardware India

Syed Azhar

Area Sales Manager - South, Kinlong Hardware India


Topic: Architectural hardware: Striving for innovation & standardization

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Cyril Vanmeerhaeghe

International Product Manager - Façades & Solar Protection, Serge Ferrari

Cyril Vanmeerhaeghe

International Product Manager - Façades & Solar Protection, Serge Ferrari


Topic: Tensile fabric façade - Architectural functions and benefits

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Balaji Chandran

Head - Application Engineering, FunderMax

Balaji Chandran

Head - Application Engineering, FunderMax


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Trends and innovations in building façade designs

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Jawahar HH

Director, Glass Wall Systems

Jawahar HH

Director, Glass Wall Systems


Panelist: PANEL DISCUSSION: Trends and innovations in building façade designs

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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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Tariq Kachwala

Director, FG Glass Industries

Tariq Kachwala

Director, FG Glass Industries


Moderator: PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade safety & quality considerations

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Niraj Borikar

Head - Marketing, FunderMax

Niraj Borikar

Head - Marketing, FunderMax


Topic: Rear ventilated façade system

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Sasi Itham

Head - Sales & BD, KEF Infra

Sasi Itham

Head - Sales & BD, KEF Infra


Topic: An introduction to one of the largest off site manufacturers in India

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Girish Dharachar

Managing Director, Umicore India

Girish Dharachar

Managing Director, Umicore India


Topic: Customised façades using Titanium Zinc

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Sourabh Kankar

Regional Manager, Gujarat Guardian

Sourabh Kankar

Regional Manager, Gujarat Guardian


Topic: Sustainable solutions for smart cities

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Schedule

  • Session - 1

    (08.50 - 10.40)

08:50 - 09:30

Delegate Registration & Networking

09:30 - 09:40

Welcome address

09:40 - 10:00

Rear ventilated façade system

10:00 - 10:20

Innovative silicone material enabling sustainable architecture

10:20 - 10:40

Evolving design optimisation methods

10:40 - 11:00

Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 2

    (11.00 - 13.10)

11:00 - 11:20

Tensile fabric façade - Architectural functions and benefits

11:20 - 11:55

Managing quality worldwide at Schueco

11:55 - 12:25

Cities Alive: Designing green & sustainable façades for the tropics

12:25 - 13:10

PANEL DISCUSSION: Trends and innovations in building façade designs

13:10 - 14:00

Lunch Break

  • Session - 3

    (14.00 - 16.00)

14:00 - 14:20

Sustainable solutions for smart cities

14:20 - 14:40

The façade as a statement in form and function

14:40 - 15:00

Different laminated glass for different façade needs

15:00 - 15:20

Customised façades using Titanium Zinc

15:20 - 15:40

Factory produced façade elements - Concept to reality

15:40 - 16:00

Architectural hardware: Striving for innovation & standardization

16:00 - 16:20

Tea / Coffee Break

  • Session - 4

    (16.20 - 17.50)

16:20 - 16:40

An introduction to one of the largest off site manufacturers in India

16:40 - 17:00

Why powder coatings fail and how to specify the right / appropriate coating for façades

17:00 - 17:45

PANEL DISCUSSION: Façade safety & quality considerations

17:45 - 17:50

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Venue

Kindly reach the venue on 14th July, 2017 at 8:00 am

address

The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore, Residency Road, Shanthala Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka

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