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Case Study: Bristol University Bioscience Building - Fire Design, Fire Engineering, CFD

Key Facts:
Client: University of Bristol
Project Managers: Capita Symonds
Architect: Sheppard Robson Architects
Approximate Size: 13,000m2

Description of the Project:

The proposed new Bristol University Bioscience
Building will be located at the junction of Tyndall Avenue
and St. Michael’s Hill on the site of Bristol University. The
building is due to be completed in 2013 as part of the
Universities Phase 1 Development Master Plan and
comprises two wings, a laboratory wing and office
wing. The laboratory and office areas are connected
at each level by open bridges across a large atrium
space which also contains the main circulation routes
through the building. The building will have a basement,
ground and four above ground storeys. A greenhouse is
also to be provided at roof level

LWF Involvement:

• Review design proposals and provide fire engineered
options to achieve architectural and user objectives
for the building;

• Provide analysis using Computational Fluid Dynamics
(CDF) simulation to ensure tenable conditions are maintained
for means of egress in the atrium;

• Prepare detailed fire strategy for the development;

• Coordinate with the client and design team;

• Liaise with approval authority for fire safety approval
of the project.


 


 



For further information regarding this project or the services that LWF provide please contact:
Peter Gyere – Marketing Manager
Lawrence Webster Forrest
Legion House
Lower Road
Kenley
Surrey CR8 5NH

TEL: +44 (0)20 8668 8663
FAX: +44 (0)20 8668 8583

Email: p.gyer@lwf.co.u 



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