Retail building safety, shopping centre architecture – article by Jane Embury – retail safety, shopping center buildings: architectural article, fire design
Article about fire safety in the supertall buildings now being built. “The skyscraper is just about to get a whole lot bigger, with a whole lot more of them around. While the Shard is the tallest building in Europe, it will be dwarfed by the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – the first habitable building to pass the one kilometre mark.”
A leading UK steel glazing company has supplied fire-rated systems to several Olympic, FIFA and other major stadiums. Wrightstyle’s technical director Lee Coates reports on fire safety.
Building safety is largely determined by taking a multi-disciplinary approach to assessing hazards – from power failure to cyber attack, from civil disorder to fire and explosive detonation – and arriving at risk assessments that illuminate how that building should be designed and built. However, psychology is also a potent element
Designers (architects included) consider every variable associated with the form & function of a building – aesthetics, functionality, cost, environmental sustainability, structural integrity, serviceability and code compliance among a plethora of other variables
London Fire Brigade HQ, Architect, Albert Embankment Building, Residential Development London Fire Brigade Headquarters : Extension Mixed-use Architecture on the Albert Embankment – design by Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands 23 Sep 2008 London Fire Brigade Headquarters Extension Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands to celebrate history in redesign of London Fire Brigade HQ Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands has been appointed…