This year’s analysis draws from 2,800 projects.
In an effort to balance security and fire safety features within codes, standards and planning, N...read more
NFPA life safety engineer Ron Coté settles the debate over second egress doors and exit signs....
The technical committees responsible for NFPA 13, Installation of Sprinkler Systems, have been lo...read more
The Coltlite natural louvered ventilator provides buildings with both day-to-day ventilation and smoke control to aid building evacuation in the event of a fire.
BD+C’s roundup features colorful sprinklers for offices, hotels, museums; a fire-rated curtain wa...read more
Clear fire-rated glazing transfers daylight. Image courtesy of TGP.
Clear fire-rated glazing helps create a light-filled, safe space for student athletes and spectat...read more
With sections of the glass curtain wall also functioning as an elevator enclosure, it had to meet the fire resistive wall criteria ASTM E-119 for 2 hours.
The curtain wall used for the Shigeru Ban-designed museum provides maximum daylight while protect...read more
Fire-rated curtain wall systems filled this subterranean hub with natural light.
Earn 1.0 AIA/CES learning units by studying this article and successfully completing the online e...read more
A pilot program that rapidly identified and resolved fire and life safety deficiencies during con...read more
As more students enter the school system each year, designing for fire safety in educational faci...read more
When it comes to designing parking garages, providing vision and transparency might not be the pr...read more
The white paper includes a list of 193 flame retardants, including 29 discovered in building and...read more
Among the building elements contributing to the success of the elementary school’s public learnin...read more
SAFTI FIRST, leading USA-manufacturer of advanced fire rated glass and framing systems, recently...read more
In this the new facility, middle school and high school classroom wings flank either side of the...read more
The precision engineering of TGP’s Fireframes Aluminum Series creates narrow profiles and crisp s...read more
When the designers at L. R. Kimball looked for an all-in-one clear, wire-free glazing solution th...read more
After being criticized for the cost and size of her stadium design for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo...read more
The University of San Francisco’s new John Lo Schiavo Center for Science and Innovation brings sc...read more
For the Doolittle Maintenance Facility, SAFTI FIRST provided 60 minute, fire resistive w...read more
The Studio is the first to be launched as part of the AIA Foundation’s National Resilience Progra...read more
At $94 a square foot and "virtually indestructible," some school districts in Utah are opting to...read more
The industry associations, with more than 700,000 members generating almost $1 trillion in GDP, h...read more
In implementing Northwestern University’s Engineering Life Sciences infill design, Flad Architect...read more
When the Cincinnati Art Museum embarked on an $11 million renovation, the architects wanted the e...read more
An exclusive survey reveals that Building Teams are doing their part to make the nation’s schools...read more
BD+C's exclusive five-part report on K-12 school security offers proven design advice,...read more
From facial recognition cameras to IP-based door hardware, here are key technology-related consid...read more
From a dual fire-CO detector to an aspiration-sensing fire alarm, BD+C editors present a roundup...read more