• Designing for Human Behavior: Fire Safety Considerations
    MONDAY, JUN 04, 2018
    Designing for fire safety is an integral part of the job for architects who work on commercial buildings. For one thing, addressing fire safety is mandated by building codes. And...
  • Applying Fire Protection Elements Into Aircraft Hangar Designs
    THURSDAY, MAY 10, 2018
    Aircraft hangars are some of the most challenging structures to design when it comes to fire safety. They’re large, open structures that house aircraft and large equipment: a combination that...
  • 6 Space-Saving Design Ideas for Hotel Lobbies
    WEDNESDAY, JAN 10, 2018
    We all know first impressions are important. Some hotels have space to spare in their lobbies, where designers have the opportunity to create beautiful environments without worrying about clutter or...
  • Fire Suppression Strategies for Data Centers
    TUESDAY, JAN 09, 2018
    Data centers are complex by nature, making fire protection in these buildings a potential challenge. Modern data centers are incredibly power-dense, with upwards of 400 watts per square foot. Numerous...
  • Choosing Healthier Building Materials and Methods
    MONDAY, DEC 18, 2017
    The use of responsible building materials and practices is part of a growing worldwide initiative in the building industry. Buildings are responsible for a substantial amount of the global use...