A pair of highly anticipated reports on fire safety engineering regulations in the United Kingdom and Australia are now in the hands of code officials, who will be using the findings to develop better ways of testing materials used in exterior cladding systems on high-rise buildings.
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S.K. Ghosh Associates’ S. K. Ghosh and Kirsten Zeydel respond to the question of what to do when your columns are required to be designed for load combinations with overstrength, if you also need to design the foundation supporting those columns for amplified forces.
The International Energy Conservation Code — founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of new materials and new energy-efficient designs — plays a critical role in promoting safer and more resilient buildings.