EFN conference Facade 2016 in Lucerne

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EFN conference Facade 2016 in Lucerne

Time: October 7, 2016 from 8:30am to 8pm
Location: KKL Lucerne
Street: www.kkl-luzern.ch/en/
City/Town: Luzern
Website or Map: https://www.hslu.ch/en/lucern…
Phone: PhD T +41 41 349 34 79
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Competence Center Façade and Metal Engineering Prof Andreas Luible, andreas.luible@hslu.ch
Latest Activity: Sep 6, 2016

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Event Description

“What’s next?” What developments in the area of façade engineering are expected in the
next years? How do energy-efficient building envelopes work in the future? Will they be the
adaptive high-tech component? Does the use of digital planning and manufacturing
methods have an impact on the realization of our building envelopes? These questions and
more will be part of interesting discussions at the international conference Façade2016.
Renowned engineers and architects will introduce newest trends, developments and
technologies related to the building envelope.
The conference is conducted within the framework of the European Facade Network (EFN)
and the European research project COST TU1403 “Adaptive Facades Network”. The last
conference at the KKL Lucerne in 2014 attracted some 200 engineers, architects and façade
planners, who were treated to some highly relevant presentations and took part in
lively discussions.
After the presentations, we will meet for networking and refreshments on the Rooftop
Terrace of the KKL.

Program
8:30 Registration and Coffee
9:00 – 9:15 Opening Speech
– Prof. Andreas Luible, PhD, Head of the Competence Center Façade
and Metal Engineering, Lucerne School of Engineering and Architecture
– Prof. Viktor Sigrist, PhD, Dean, Lucerne School of Engineering
and Architecture
9:15 – 10:30 Session 1
– Anton Falkeis, falkeis architects, Austria
Active Buildings
– Wilfried Laufs, Laufs Engineering Design, USA
Recent structural façade innovations – US case studies
11:00 – 12:45 Session 2
– Wiliam Matthews, Wiliam Matthews Associates, UK
Designing the Shard: from sketch design to lessons learnt
– Lucio Blandini, Werner Sobek Stuttgart AG, Germany
Iconic, transparent, sustainable – Trends and challenges for
contemporary façade engineering
– Per Heiselberg, Aalborg University, Denmark
Interaction between users and facades
14:00 – 15:15 Session 3
– Kenneth Ross, Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés architectes, Switzerland
Richter Dahl Rocha & Associés architects: Recent and Upcoming work
– Martin Manegold, Imagine Computation, Germany
Automation of 3D Planning and Data Generation for Manufacturing
15:45 – 16:45 Session 4
– Susanne Gosztonyi, LUND University, Sweden
Biomimetic ideas for thermally adaptive facades
– Claudio Meisser and Jan Lipton, Switzerland
Optimized Closed-Cavity Hybrid Window for Glass Façades
17:00 – 20:00 Networking and refreshments
Location: Rooftop Terrace of the KKL

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Comment by Holger Strauss on September 6, 2016 at 12:47

Looking forward to see you all soon!

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