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Wienerberger Aspect Clay Facades
The fire safe design will lead to less reduced risks of fires to spreading

Could you please explain some of the common causes for fires in Buildings in the Middle East? How ca...

Fire Safe Facade – Requirements and Design Vs Practical Installation

Façades during the olden days were only an architectural building cover. Those beautiful architectu...

Role of Firestops in Ensuring Fire Safety of Modern Façade Buildings

A façade is the exterior wall or face of a building and glazed exterior wall assemblies, commonly r...

The UAE Approach to Mitigate Façade Fire Risk in Tall Buildings

BACKGROUND There have been numerous fires involving buildings with combustible cladding not just in...

“Architects Need to be Mindful of How the Façade Geometry and Orientation Can Influence Fire-Safety”

Fire safety in high rises and dense urban areas is a major issue. What are the main causes for the s...

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WFM Media - Connecting Facade & Fenestration Industry Globally
“The Key Factors to Consider While Designing a Façade are Safety, Longevity & Maintenance”

WFM team had the privilege to interview Ar. J.P. Agrawal believes that the key factors to consider w...

Façade Fire Mitigation The Need for a Comprehensive Approach

Fires cause over 300,000 deaths annually and are the fourth-largest cause of accidental injury globa...

Fire Testing for Façades

The façade of a building is an architectural feature with functionality. Along with the function of...

Exterior Wall Flammability: Fire Safety & Façade Designs

Façade is one of the most susceptible elements of building design. The majority of the population, ...

Fire Rating of Glass Façades A Review of Applicability & Codal recommendations

The façade is a derivative of the French word, ’façade’ which means "frontage" or "face”. In...

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WFM Media - Connecting Facade & Fenestration Industry Globally
Why is Fire Safety Such a Big Deal In High-Rise Buildings?

Reena Mukerjee looked up in horror at the smoke billowing from the 27th floor of the building which ...

Fire Safety and Façade Design

Design for fire safety is still in a nascent stage in India. There is now a growing demand for ‘fi...

Façade Designing and Material Selection for Fire-Safe Buildings

Façade designs and materials have improvised in the past years to meet the fire safety regulations ...