The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 96 (2018) > Issue 1 > Structural fire engineering for super-high-rise buildings in China
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Structural fire engineering for super-high-rise buildings in China

Structural fire engineering is often adopted in large open-plan structuressuch as airport terminals, railway stations, etc., where the low fire risk can be directly conceived and a structural fire analysis may bring significant savings on structural fire protective coatings. In some recent cases, structural fire engineering approaches have also been applied to landmark high-rise buildings in China. This paper introduces four different examples of such methods with varying motivations, approaches and ultimate design schemes, to provide readers with an insight into the commercial application of structural fire engineering in China.

Author(s): H. Yu and Y. Wong (Arup)