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UAE Opens a New Lab to Certify Fire Safety in the Construction Industry

Officials at the Intersec trade show in Dubai announced that UAE-based construction suppliers will h...

Ways to Reduce Fire Risks in the Buildings

Common Causes of Fires in Buildings The potential reasons for fire to start are numerous. However, ...

Making Buildings Fire-Safe: Best Practices To Follow

In any building, fire safety is of the utmost significance. Fire safety should always be taken serio...

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...

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WFM Media - Connecting Facade & Fenestration Industry Globally
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...

The New International Terminal Guwahati Airport Building: Providing the Highest Degree of Safety from Fire

Fire safety in airports is a major issue. What are the main causes for the same relating to the faç...

“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...

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WFM Media - Connecting Facade & Fenestration Industry Globally
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...

Catastrophic Exterior Wall Fires in Highrise Buildings

Horrific fires involving the exterior walls of high-rise buildings have fueled debate over how to be...