M200 • Ocean Towers Condominiums • Santa Monica, CA

How High Design & Building Codes Can Co-Exist

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  • Do Your Building Occupants Come First
    FRIDAY, NOV 10, 2017
    The goal of healthy, sustainable building design is to create structures that use resources efficiently and responsibly to lower costs, protect the environment, and leave the smallest carbon footprint possible…
  • Fire and Smoke Curtains for Municipal Buildings
    TUESDAY, OCT 31, 2017
    Municipal buildings have very specific needs when it comes to fire protection. Not only do the occupants working in the building need to stay safe, there are often numerous visitors…
  • Smoke Management in Buildings
    TUESDAY, OCT 17, 2017
    While building fires can be scary, dangerous, and destructive, in multi-story buildings it’s often not the fire that’s responsible for most of the deaths. Smoke infiltrating elevator shafts and stairwells…
  • Atrium Smoke Control 101
    MONDAY, OCT 16, 2017
    Atriums have been a common design in architecture since ancient Rome. While once constructed purely for the function of bringing in natural light and ventilation, atriums are now often pursued…
  • Green Buildings: Adding Value and Cutting Costs
    WEDNESDAY, SEP 13, 2017
    Building construction has a substantial impact on the environment as well as the economy. Last year, buildings in the U.S. represented nearly 40% of total energy use, 14% percent of…