Architects and Fire Engineering: Bridging the Gap

Involved in every construction project, architects have a keen eye for detail, and invest vast amounts of time and energy into designing the aesthetic elements of a building.

Beyond the aesthetic design of the building, they must also consider other aspects such as structural integrity, costs, sustainability and fire safety.

Although all of these factors are part and parcel of the creation of a new building and architects are aware of the fire safety requirements that are put in place and strive to create safe buildings, the involvement of fire engineers can help to achieve increased design freedom without compromising on safety.

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