Fire safety engineering viewpoint

With clients looking for ever more impressive design-led spaces and architects pushing the boundaries of how buildings look, the role of the fire engineer is key to ensuring the safety of a building’s users while maintaining the overall design vision.…

Fundamentals of high-rise fire safety

We live in historic times – for the first time in human history, more than 50% of the world’s population live in cities. This trend is not slowing down, especially in developing cities in China and Asia. High-rise buildings are…

Raising standards in steel structures

As new modern building design for steel structures emerges with the use of new materials and methods, the application of best practice in the supply chain has never been more important. Bob Glendenning of Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings Europe,…

No compromise in steel structures

The challenge of ensuring fire safety for those people using modern steel structures is becoming even more complex. As modern design of complex buildings is pushed to the limits, we should not forget the critical need to ensure that fire…

Zigurat and CCC join efforts to bring BIM Management education to infrastructure engineers

Consolidated Contractors Company, the largest construction company in the Middle East that has developed the Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal Building Zigurat Global Institute of Technology and Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) have come together to announce a partnership to…

Cable leader AEI offers design support

Specialist supplier AEI Cables has added a further service to its portfolio to collaborate more closely with building designers. The electrical software provided through Amtech means designers can adapt their specifications more easily for each specific project. Stuart Dover, Commercial…

Fire engineering vs. prescribed fire protection

The title seems to suggest that there are two ways to deal with fire safety on projects, a Fire Engineering approach or a Prescriptive approach. Before exploring that any further there is a need to understand how the two concepts…

Parliamentary reception hears of need to include fire safety in building design

Fire safety remains a vital component of new building designs in an age of increasing demand and state-of-the-art construction methods and materials, a Parliamentary reception heard. The reception examined what the fire-related challenges and opportunities are in the built environment…

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