Safety in tall buildings (PDF)

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Based on what has been learnt from the 9/11 terror attacks, this guidance assists owners and operators of tall/large buildings in improving provisions for occupant safety.

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This Report examines what can be learned from the extreme events of 11 September 2001 for the future design of new buildings and the appraisal of existing ones. The purpose is to assist owners and operators of tall/large buildings and their professional advisers to play their part in reacting to the new threats to the safety of building occupants. The Report presents therefore initial recommendations by the Working Group on ‘Safety in Tall Buildings’ following review of damage by extreme events to tall/large buildings at the World Trade Center and elsewhere worldwide.

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Format PDF
ISBN 0901297240
Number of pages 56
Publication date July 2002
Publisher IStructE Ltd