20 October 2003

A New Process to Improve Tall Buildings Heat Resistance

B. Bastita, Free-Lance Researcher

A building system for improving heat resistance is described as the system as a combination of load-bearing metal frame with spraying liquid supply to sprinklers....

20 October 2003

Enhancing the Safety of High Risk Buildings Through the Concept of Levels of Safety and Use of Fire Engineering Tool

Raphaël Slama, Conseil général des Ponts et Chaussées

The document presents the reflections of a working group of limited duration, convened by the author after the attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC)....

26 February 2001

Cities in the Third Millennium

Josef Konvitz, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

In this paper Josef Konvitz divides his remarks into three parts. In the first, he outlines what some of the features of a new approach...