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Practice Advisory 18: Fire safety design for tall buildings

Practice Advisory 18 fig1

It’s important that reliable and resilient fire design features are used in the design of tall buildings. This advisory highlights the specific considerations for designing tall buildings to achieve the fire safety performance requirements of the Building Code.

This information was confirmed as current in December 2016.

  • Published on 6 July 2016
  • Of interest to Building owners, Building services engineers, Building consent authorities, Developers, Architects, Structural engineers

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: