American fire compartmentation: building - architecture and design

American fire compartmentation: building



American fire compartmentation and building safety, Bronx apartment building, New York architecture design
American fire and building safety
January 12, 2022
Location: USA
New York fire underlines importance of compartmentation
Jane Embury, a director of Wrightstyle, the advanced glazing specialist, reflects on recent fires in the USA

American fire and building safety
The recent tragic fire in New York underlines how fire remains a potent threat, despite advances in building design and construction and strict building regulations.
Some 20 people, including nine children died during a fire in the Bronx apartment building. Another 32 people were taken to hospital, several of whom remain in a critical condition.
It came just days after an apartment fire in Philadelphia killed 12, with eight children among the dead. With the Grenfell Tower file still fresh in our minds, it?s also a reminder of something else. Residential and commercial buildings need fire alarm systems, a sprinkler system where appropriate, and fireproof compartments to contain the fire at source and prevent it spreading.
No doubt, American fire and building safety experts will be looking at both fires. Not only to determine their cause but how they could have spread so quickly.
Taken together, active and passive fire safety elements are designed to allow occupants to escape from the building. They also provide safe access for the fire and rescue services. How those elements are applied depends on the size of ...
_MFUENTENOTICIAS e-architect
_MURLDELAFUENTE http://www.e-architect.co.uk/

--------------------------------
 
Therme Art and VDF present a talk on the role of art and culture in the built environment

Coopworth House, South Bruny Tasmania

24-01-2022 22:05 - ( Architecture )


Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

the ori cloud bed transforms into a home office at the touch of a button

like a murphy bed without the manual labor, ori\'s cloud bed is a smart furniture solution that\'s designed to optimize space and minimize effort. The post the ori cloud bed transforms into a home office at the touch of a button appeared first...
10-06-2021 21:47 - ( Architecture )
Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

Charming English country house in Nashville with a modern twist

23-02-2016 21:47 - ( Interior Design )
Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

Library of Songdo International City, South Korea

Library of Songdo International City, South Korean Architecture, Building Project Design Images Library of Songdo International City in South Korea 5 Apr 2021 Library of Songdo International City Architects: aoe Location: #115-2, Songdo-dong,...
05-04-2021 21:53 - ( Architecture )
Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

Richard Hutten melts down airport's old chairs for "radical" new seating system

Dutch designer Richard Hutten worked with Lensvelt to create 27,000 new seats for Amsterdam\'s Schiphol airport that make use of the building\'s existing resources. Called Blink, the Dezeen Award shortlisted design looks like standard airport...
15-10-2020 21:48 - ( Architecture )
Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

lvaro Siza and COR Arquitectos create travertine housing in Lombardy

Portuguese Pritzker Prize-winning architect lvaro Siza and Porto studio COR Arquitectos have revealed a housing scheme almost entirely clad in travertine in Italy. Built in the city of Gallarate in Lombardy, the development consists of two housing...
07-10-2020 21:46 - ( Architecture )


Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

Ralph Germann’s Linear ROFR House Acts as a Shield for the Swiss Slopes Above

At the foothills of a grand mountain range in the Sion region of Switzerland is Ralph Germann’s latest residential project, the ROFR house. The contemporary home’s linear design is inspired by its incredible natural surroundings. The architects...
03-04-2020 21:53 - ( Architecture )
Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

Frederick Fisher creates stucco buildings for California school hit by wildfire

American firm Frederick Fisher and Partners has completed a trio of hilltop buildings for a California school that was partly destroyed by a wildfire. The Ojai Valley School Upper Campus project sits on a 195-acre (79-hectare) site overlooking the...
24-01-2022 22:05 - ( Architecture )
Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

Yabashi Architects slots cafe and pocket park between buildings in Kyushu

A tiered pocket-park tops this cafe in Kyushu, Japan, which Yabashi Architects has erected on the grounds of a building destroyed in an earthquake. Host to a small cafe and an open-air social area, Omoken Park has been designed by locally based...
13-08-2019 21:53 - ( Architecture )
Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

Kindergarten in Czech Republic encased in two layers of translucent fibreglass

Petr Stolin Architekt has wrapped adouble-skinned translucent facadeof fibreglass around the Nov Rudakindergarten inthe Czech Republic. The locally based architecture studio designed the educational facility for the town of Liberec with the...
19-01-2019 21:56 - ( Architecture )
Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

Straight-Curve Apartment by Filippo Bombace

Straight-Curve Apartment is a contemporary home located in Rome, Italy, designed in 2021 by Filippo Bombace. Description In one of those fine buildings that often characterize the Roman building scene of the ’70s,...
16-01-2022 22:06 - ( Architecture )


Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

Bureau on Fetter Lane, London

90 Fetter Lane Office, London Midtown Office Building, Architect, Images Bureau on Fetter Lane, London Office Development Midtown, 90 Fetter Lane London Office Building ? design by John Robertson Architects 17 Jul 2017 Midtown Offices...
17-07-2017 21:46 - ( Architecture )
Live talk with Anab Jain and Jon Ardern of Superflux as part of Dezeen 15 | Dezeen

Homary Top 10 Best Home Decors You Must Have In 2022

Many people desire to have a beautifully decorated home with nicely displayed home decor accents, your home decor choices may come in many different styles and colors. In this post, whether you prefer bold and bright or prefer a softer and warmer...
10-01-2022 22:21 - ( Architecture )
-------------------------------------