15th Conference on Advanced Building Skins
26-27 October 2020, Bern, Switzerland
Videos of the presentations from Advanced Building Skins 2019 are now online
The presentations at the Conference in Bern 28 and 29 October 2019 are now available online as webinar.
In our webinar you will learn:
- How responsive building envelopes will adopt to future climate change (session A3).
- How to raise the efficiency of kinetic façades with biomimetics (session B2).
- What are the advantages of electrochromic, thermochromic and liquid crystal glass technologies (session B3).
- Why shading must be dynamic (session B4).
- How to optimize construction costs with parametric performance analysis (session C5).
- How to develop complex façades with Envelope Information Modeling (session C6).
- How adjustable thermal insulation will reduce heating and cooling loads (session D2).
- How new coatings will reduce façade maintenance cycles (session D4).
No more scheduling conflicts
Presentations will be available on-demand for one year. In addition to the online access, you will receive a copy of the conference documentation, i.e. an 870-page document with the full papers of our speakers and their contact details.
There were 24 sessions where 150 speakers presented their research and their projects. Presentations are in English, with the exception of session D1, which is in German. You can download the detailed conference program here.
The registration fee for the webinar is €280 for a single user, €480 for two users, and €880 for a company license. The price includes online access to every presentation for one year, as well as the conference documentation with full papers from speakers and their contact details. Please click here to register.
The Conference Committee
Cinzia Abbate, AeV Architetti, Rome, Italy
Rachel Becker, Director, National Building Research Institute, Haifa, Israel
Ben Bridgens, School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Newcastle University, UK
Steve Burroughs, University of Canberra, Australia
David Frey, HOK Los Angeles, and HOK Engineering, San Francisco
Michael Garrison, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Amirhosein Ghaffarianhoseini, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Andreas Hempel, International Academy of Architects; former President Association of German Architects BDA
Hans-Martin Henning, Head of Thermal Systems and Buildings, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany
Eckhart Hertzsch, President, Joanes Foundation, Germany
Andreas Karweger, Managing Director, Advanced Building Skins GmbH, Switzerland
Leo Lau, Director, Green Energy and Green Manufacturing Technology R&D Center, Chengdu, China
Zhenjun Ma, Sustainable Buildings Research Centre, University of Wollongong, Australia
Carl Maywald, Head of Research & Development, Vector Foiltec, Bremen, Germany
Dieter Moor, Ertex-Solar, Austria
Fabian Ochs, Unit for Energy Efficient Buildings, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Valentina Puglisi, Architecture Building and Construction Department, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Christian Renken, CREnergie, Switzerland
Michiel Ritzen, Faculty of Science & Technology, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
Ramkishore Singh, Durban University of Technology, South Africa
Wolfram Sparber, Director, Department of Renewable Energies, European Academy, Bolzano, Italy
Mitsuhiro Udagawa, Prof. Emeritus, Department of Architecture, Kogakuin University, Japan
Stephen Wittkopf, Technology & Architecture, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland
Advanced Building Skins GmbH
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