Nurturing the Young –

Innovation for Sustainability

Events and Activities

How is sustainability driving better design for building envelopes?

Date, time & venue 
2016-02-23;6:30pm – 7:30pm;Conference Hall, at Hong Kong Productivity Council

Programme Highlight

Façade express creative intent and play a crucial role to help buildings achieve greater sustainability. In the lecture, Rudi will look into innovative solutions for high-performance façade with new materials, including glass fibre reinforced concrete cladding, bio-reactive panels and the responsive self-shading system. He will also discuss future challenges and the way forward.



Rudi leads Arup’s global façade practice and Berlin office. He has more than 20 years of experience in architectural and façade engineering with a focus on multidisciplinary sustainable projects. A trained architect and structural engineer, Rudi has been lecturing regularly and working on research projects at universities across Europe.



Free of charge


Registration & Enquiries

For enquiries, please contact the organizer via E-mail: The lecture is one of the Arup InnoVision Lecture Series, and is supported by the Civil Division of HKIE. For registration, please visit the following website:

CPD Certificate

CPD certificate will be issued to those who attend the seminar.

: The seminar will be conducted in English.

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