Fire safety design: we need to talk about timber

Angus Law explores fire safety design of CLT (cross-laminated timber) construction and the professional obligations of engineers working on such projects.

Technical Lecture Series 2019

The 2018 UK government ban on the use of combustible materials on new high-rise homes has significant implications for large scale timber buildings.

Fire safety design: we need to talk about timber

Additional information

Format:
Video
Video Length:
00:53:08
Publisher:
IStructE

Tags

Timber Training Technical Lecture Series Multi-storey - tall structure Safety Fire Video

Related Resources & Events

Guidance
<h4>Safety in tall buildings</h4>

Safety in tall buildings

Published in response to the September 11 attacks, this guidance examines key safety issues for tall buildings and other structures of large occupancy.

Date ‐ 1 July 2002
Author ‐ Various (Institution Task Group)
Price ‐ £22.50/£29.25/£45.00
Guidance
<h4>Guide to the advanced fire safety engineering of structures</h4>

Guide to the advanced fire safety engineering of structures

An overview of the advanced methods available for designing structures for fire resistance.

Date ‐ 1 August 2007
Author ‐ Various (Institution Task Group)
Price ‐ £32.50/42.25/£65.00
Training
<h4>How to design and engineer mass timber and hybrid multi-storey structures (sponsored content)</h4>

How to design and engineer mass timber and hybrid multi-storey structures (sponsored content)

This sponsored webinar provides an insight into the latest solutions for multi-rise hybrid and timber structures.

Date ‐ 19 May 2021
Author ‐ Matteo Andreottola, Stefano Muscoloni, Luca Pozza and Peter Theobald