Compliant fire design using BIM - Build 171(2019)
- Compliant fire design using BIM
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- Information provider
- BRANZ Limited
- Information type
- BUILD article
- Website, PDF
A new guide for professionals and specifiers looks at how to design timber buildings for fire safety, including Building Code requirements.
THE WOOD PROCESSORS and Manufacturers Association of New Zealand (WPMA) is producing a series of Wood Design Guides supporting the uptake of timber products and appropriate fabrication systems in the construction industry. WPMA worked with BRANZ, NZ Timber Industry Federation, New Zealand Timber Design Society, Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia, Scion and the Forest Growers Levy Trust to produce the design guides.
The article includes the following parts:
- Design for fire safety
- Fire safety can be achieved
- NZ Wood as a resource