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2020-10-10 China-Japan-Koreas
Huge fire engulfs entire 33-storey apartment block in South Korea, as firefighters race to evacuate hundreds of people inside
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Posted by Skidmark 2020-10-10 09:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6472 views ]  Top

#1 Towering Inferno

take away from the movie - when will architects take into account the abilities of fire departments to deal with fires in such structures.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-10-10 09:16||   2020-10-10 09:16|| Front Page Top

#2 At least South Korea 'has' tall buildings.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-10-10 09:24||   2020-10-10 09:24|| Front Page Top

#3  But do they have fire sprinklers and fire codes? That is the question.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2020-10-10 11:17||   2020-10-10 11:17|| Front Page Top

#4 Grenfell Tower fire blamed on the decorative cladding.
Posted by Skidmark 2020-10-10 13:05||   2020-10-10 13:05|| Front Page Top

#5 when will architects take into account the abilities of fire departments to deal with fires in such structures.

The same day Appliance Manufacturers take into account Maintenance and Installation.

Fires on the Windward Side easily jump floors, the wind pushing into balconies, repeat. That fire pressure has to go somewhere and the more 'fire resistant' the apartment the more that exhaust has to go into the wind.

It is a science, but it is also crazy counter-intuitive at times.
Posted by swksvolFF 2020-10-10 22:30||   2020-10-10 22:30|| Front Page Top

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