Simon Lay is former chair of the CTBUH Working Group on Fire & Safety in High-Rise Buildings and a member of the CTBUH steering committee, as well as author of many papers and articles on fire engineering and highrise design. He has developed holistic design strategies for over 3000 storeys of high-rise residential, hotel and office design, including projects that exceed 750 metres in height and numerous mixed-use schemes that exceed 250 metres in height. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.
Fire Safety and Evacuation
Fundamentals of Fire Safety Design approaches for fire and
in Tall Buildings life safety in tall buildings
Key fire and life safety objectives Table 23.1 (overleaf) details a set of functional...
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The first stages of a project are the foundation on which
the whole design process will either stand or fall; investing
adequate time at this stage is crucial if the project...
... designers take a sheet of tracing
Get down on paper the first thoughts you have; do
paper large enough to cover the part of the drawing
not dwell upon them before committing them to
that needs resolving, lay it over the drawing, and
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