WICONA Sapa Building Systems Germany invited architects, planners and key account customers to present their new and inspiring company concept “City of the Future”.
Following this motto the WICONA architecture event took place on 6th of October 2016 in a modern location above the roofs of Munich. About 200 participants took the opportunity to participate in this event and followed attentively the interesting and informative presentations from Wicona and experts of reputable companies.
Henri Gomez, managing director of SBS DACH, Ralf Seufert, Sales Director Germany, Oliver Haberkorn, Head of Prescription Sales and Torsten Foellmer, Head of Key Account Management welcomed the participants and started the event with an introduction about the company and its brand WICONA. Henri Gomez highlighted the numerous innovations of WICONA launched in the market. In the following he provided a first exclusive insight into the range of innovations which WICONA will present during BAU 2017 in Munich. “Our innovations brings us another step closer to build together the city of the future”, said Henri Gomez.
Johann Spengler, managing director of Steidle Architects in Munich introduced his project “Werksviertel” – a former industrial area which is in the progress of rebuilding into a new area with apartments, leisure-time facilities and cultural institutions. He also showed examples how to combine old and new building constructions.
Dr. Werner Jager, managing director of ai3, a building physics expert bureau, and WICONA experts gave answers to the questions “What are the challenges we are facing when we want to build the city of the future and how to solve them?” He informed about WICONA solutions concerning fire protection, burglary resistance, sound insulation, wind and storm, emission, overheating and thermal insulation as well as using natural light in urban regions. Adrio d’ Agostinis concluded the official part of the event with a presentation about a project realized with the WICONA Closed Cavity Façade.
After the presentations all participants were entertained by a DJ and invited to a delicious dinner in an amazing location with nice atmosphere and spectacular view over Munich. The participants were impressed by the WICONA solutions on highest technical level.
One of our Key Account customers sent the following feedback: “Thank you for this interesting and successful event in Munich. There was no boring moment during the presentations. It was a pleasure to listen to these technically excellent presentations. This event showed us that WICONA is striving for a customer oriented business – in terms of technology and logistics. Not only I but also the architects like WICONA’s positioning as an innovative “City of the Future”-supplier, looking always one step ahead. Thank you again for this special evening.”