What went wrong with smoke ventilation at Grenfell Tower

The Grenfell Tower fire-safety investigation report found faults with the building’s smoke-extract system, among other failures. Liza Young finds out what went wrong, and what the industry can do to prevent a similar disaster

Protecting priceless artwork at Louvre Abu Dhabi

Louvre Abu Dhabi will exhibit priceless artwork, so an environmental strategy that protects them from sand and extreme heat was essential. Andy Pearson explains how BuroHappold Engineering did it

Cooling the corridors

Designers can help control overheating in corridors by making use of smoke control systems, says Colt’s Paul Compton

Driving home fire safety

Jet fans have long been the go-to technology for effective car park ventilation, but developing safe and reliable systems
is often challenging. James Allen discusses the need for greater understanding of smoke control in car park design