M200 • Ocean Towers Condominiums • Santa Monica, CA

Fire protection strategies to guard the safety of both your building and its occupants.

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  • Alternatives to Enclosed Elevator Lobbies: Part 1
    TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014
    In multi-story buildings, elevator shafts can act like chimneys as they enable large amounts of air to move from floor to floor. Just as they enable the movement of air...
  • The Advantages of Deployable Curtain Systems
    MONDAY, MAY 26, 2014
    Deployable smoke and fire containment curtains have been used for quite some time to effectively protect elevators. However, their integration into atrium design is relatively new. Flexible fire and smoke...
  • Smoke Containment vs. Smoke Management
    SUNDAY, MAY 25, 2014
    Smoke management systems are referred to as either passive or active. Active smoke management systems typically utilize smoke exhaust or evacuation systems. These systems utilize mechanical equipment to control the...
  • Atrium Solutions – What Are Your Options?
    SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014
    As far as modern design goes, expanding the amount of natural light in a building by opening up the atrium continues to be very popular. Not only can an atrium...
  • Flagler Station Marriot Case Study
    TUESDAY, FEB 18, 2014
    Charged with the design of a business class hotel, with a small footprint in a densely populated area, Architect Bernardo Sandoval, Associate Project Manager for Beame Architectural Partnership needed to...