M200 • Ocean Towers Condominiums • Santa Monica, CA

How High Design & Building Codes Can Co-Exist

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  • Constructing Healthier Buildings
    WEDNESDAY, APR 19, 2017
    Sustainability, as it relates to construction and design, is a relatively simple idea. Recycling, energy efficiency and saving water are now mainstream concepts. The use of sustainable, non-toxic and natural…
  • Checklist for Fire and Safety Protection in Offices
    TUESDAY, APR 11, 2017
    In the United States, it's estimated that about 80,000 fires occur in commercial environments each year, resulting in about 18,000 injuries, about 3,000 fatalities and billions of dollars worth of…
  • Discontinuing the Model 1500 Smoke Curtain
    MONDAY, JAN 16, 2017
    As of March 31, 2017, Smoke Guard will be discontinuing the production of the Model 1500 smoke rated curtain. Due to minimal demand for this particular product we have decided…
  • Separating Multi-Level Atriums with a Horizontal Fire Curtain
    FRIDAY, JAN 13, 2017
    Multi-level atriums are incredibly common when it comes to modern architecture and design. Most designers and owners prefer their buildings to have an open and airy feel, making a smaller…
  • Convenience Stairs and Building Codes
    TUESDAY, JAN 10, 2017
    When it comes to securing stairwells and meeting fire codes, grand staircases in multi-level atriums seem to get all the attention. However, grand staircases are really nothing more than convenience…