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How the World’s Tallest Timber Building Withstands Fire

Parul Dubey on May 29, 2018 - in Featured, Structural components, Video

Mjøstårnet will be the world’s tallest timber building. But what if a fire breaks out?

“The fire safety measures that have been implemented in Mjøstårnet make the timber building far safer than a corresponding building with a traditional steel and concrete structure. Mjøstårnet is one of the safest buildings along lake Mjøsa, and can withstand even an extensive fire,” says Even Andersen. He’s is a fire consultant with Sweco Norge AS, the company responsible for fire safety in the building.

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