Zak World of Façades comes to London!

Date: 1 August 2017

The London construction market continues to march on despite the hurdles of Brexit, the general election and fire safety issues, with over 2000 buildings either in planning, detailed design or under construction.

Buoyed by the promised and much hyped "Northern Power House" the rest of the UK is catching up with London, which means there are now also major developments all over the country. Recently published data suggest that the construction sector in the UK grew by 0.7% in the first quarter of 2017 and indication are that this is set to continue for the remainder of the year.

Construction industry experts in the UK are looking at innovations and disruptions in the curtain wall segment innately, as their prime endeavour to make their projects novel. Geometrically complex, multi-layered, energy efficient, naturally ventilating and acoustically proficient are highly important aspects being factored in while keeping the designing and construction of the exteriors of the buildings.

Zak is recreating their highly successful conference series Zak World of Façades on façade design and engineering in the UK on the 4th October 2017 at the London Hilton on Park Lane. The Zak World of Façades conference series has a presence in 12 countries with over 30+ completed editions. This is the 35th global edition and the debut edition in the United Kingdom. The conference is 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.

The august gathering of the industry influencers will discuss the challenges and limitations faced from the conceptualization to the execution stage of the façades while deliberating upon the future of the façades in a market as mature as that of UK. Analysis of the digital impact on façades, new and innovative façade materials, iconic project case studies, façade acoustics & ventilation, structural use of glass, fire safety in façades, sustainable façades and the complete process management will be few of the main topics being discussed by the experts leading iconic projects in the region.

Some of the key firms presenting and debating in this event would be Zaha Hadid ArchitectsWilkinsonEyre ArchitectsBRE, Squire & Partners, Meinhardt FaçadeBuroHappoldLendLeaseEOC EngineersArupMultiplex, Thornton Tomasetti, SimpsonHaugh & Partners, AECOM, KPF, Make Architects, FMDC, Laing O'Rourke, Skanska, Alinea, Eric Parry Architects, Mott MacDonald, Ramboll, Berkeley Homes, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, Billings Design, Priedemann, Mace, Allies & Morrison and more.

The event is being presented by Schüco United Kingdom. Dr Winfried Heusler of Schüco International will make his presentation on façades for our common future with the digital transformation in mind. The event is being powered by Trosifol - World of Interlayers part of the Kuraray Group.

Be a part of the Zak World of Façades conference, a unique knowledge sharing platform encouraging ideas and innovation and gain industry insights through the thought leaders and influencers coupled with business opportunities with the leading players across the façade value chain.

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About Zak World of Façades

Zak World of Façades ( is an International conference series on façade design & engineering having attracted over 10,000+ delegates across its 30 completed editions. The conference is currently being organised in 12 countries in the Middle East (UAE, Qatar, Kuwait & Saudi Arabia), South Asia (India & Sri Lanka), South East Asia (Singapore & Indonesia), Greater China (Hong Kong), Africa (Kenya), United Kingdom & Australia. The event attracts senior architects, developers, façade consultants, PMCs, façade contractors along with key consultants & decision makers. 

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