Tag: fire

Performance-based structural fire protection

ASCE SEI announces research grant to develop, write, and publish procedural guidance. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) and the...

Think Wood Research Library offers fire and seismic studies

The Think Wood Research Library, launched in 2017, is now stocked with nearly 900 unique pieces of research to aid architects, engineers and other industry professionals in building safe, high-performing buildings, the industry group reported.

Three-alarm fire destroys wood-framed apartment building under construction

More than 100 firefighters from the Denver Fire Department responded to a blaze at an apartment construction site a mile from the Colorado State Capitol building, raising questions, yet again, according to the Build with Strength coalition, about the use of combustible materials in mid-rise residential housing projects.

Maryland fire shows need for increased safety, not legislation

The construction phase of any building represents a relatively short period of time in the lifespan of a structure and a unique set of risk scenarios are present.

Maryland apartment fires renew calls for stronger building codes

A five-alarm fire broke out at a wood-framed apartment complex under construction in College Park, Md., leaving the building at risk of collapse.

Fire tests completed for first mass timber high-rise building in the U.S.

The Framework Project, LLC announced that the company has successfully completed two significant fire tests on Cross-laminated Timber (CLT) as a building material, demonstrating for the first time the feasibility of tall mass timber buildings in the U.S.
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