6-8 March 2013
Conrad Seoul, South Korea
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The 2nd Annual Vertical Cities is specifically designed to meet all building industry practitioners' demands to secure and guarantee their investments. This conference will highlight through practical case studies and panel on its importance to the building sector be it upcoming or existing buildings; will have to adopt green initiatives and energy efficiency to remain competitive and at the same time sustainable. It will offer participants insights on state-of-the-art techniques that can be drawn upon from the vast experience of our global speaker line-up.

With more ambitious projects of Vertical Cities such as the dream of building a city within a city, one has to examine the typologies, design, engineering considerations and technology for future development of a city’s skyline. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet the line up of key international speakers and to network with a very niche and targeted group of delegates from across the world.

For the full programme please contact Ms. Esther Wong at EstherW@marcusevanskl.com

This event is proudly supported by the MICE Seoul. Click here to view the Letter of Support.

AIA members attending this conference are eligible to self-report their CES Learning Units (LUs).

Featuring Key Presentations and Case Studies by Distinguished Industry Experts:

Dr. Ken Yeang Chairman and Director
Design Llewelyn Davies Yeang, UK

Exclusive Interview with Dr. Ken Yeang, Chairman and Director of Design Llewelyn Davies Yeang, UK. Click here to read about it.

Dr. Chris Abel Founder
Vertical Architecture Studio, UK
City Representative for CTBUH and co-curator with Sir Norman Foster for “Sky High” Vertical Architecture”

Robert Forest Founding Partner
Dr. Christopher Drew Director of Sustainability
Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, US

Bernardo Fort Brescia Founding Principal
Arquitectonica, US

Jason EJ Pomeroy Founder & Principal
Pomeroy Studio, Singapore
Nottingham University
Award winning architect at the forefront of the Asian green agenda

Exclusive Interview with Prof. Jason EJ Pomeroy, Founder & Principal, Pomeroy Studio, Singapore. Click here to read about it.

Follow your own agenda with a choice of 3 streams over the 2 days:

Day 1 & Day 2 

Stream I   : Masterplanning and Typology
Stream II  : Structural Engineering and Construction
Stream III : Sustainability and Commercialisation

Exclusive Site Tours:
6th March 2013 to Seoul IFC (International Financial Center), The Latest Landmark in Seoul and One of the Largest Commercial Mixed-Use Developments in Korea
IFC Seoul is situated in the heart of the Yeouido. Dubbed the "Manhattan of Korea", IFC will add a new landmark to the city’s skyline and will support a thriving and vibrant community, featuring shops,restaurants, and an art centre.  The development is an unique collaboration between the Seoul Metropolitan Government and AIG Global Real Estate and it is a 5.4 million-square-foot mixed-use development.

7th March 2013 to IFEZ( Incheon Free Economic Zone) One of the Most Technologically Advanced Smart+Connected and Greenest Cities in the World: Songdo International Business District (SIBD)
Songdo IBD emphasises neighbourhood connectivity, access to transit, energy efficiency in building design, efficient infrastructure design and the provision of open space and habitat for residents. It builds upon the principles of New Urbanism and aims to promote positive planning aspects into local and municipal zoning codes focused on Smart Growth, Transit Oriented Development and Green Growth.

Day 3 - SmartBuild: Facades and Curtain Walling

Staying on top of the rapid innovations in today’s modern vertical city developement, the 2nd Annual Vertical Cities conference is also featuring an exclusive 3rd Day on SmartBuild: Facades & Curtain Walling to examine the challenges & solutions for façade and curtain walling design elements through conceptual technology and integrated strategies.

General enquiries

Ms. Esther Wong
Senior Marketing Executive

Marcus Evans, Suite A-20-1, Level 20
Hampshire Place Office, 157 Hampshire
1, Jalan Mayang Sari, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

+603 2723 6736
Fax: +603 2723 6699
Email: estherw@marcusevanskl.com

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