Monthly Archives: June 2021

Designing Steel Framed Buildings for Fire


I’m writing this article on the 4th anniversary of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, an event that shocked the entire nation and shone a much needed spotlight on the issue of fire safety in buildings. Of course there are several significant differences between a highrise residential block and a single...

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Stress, Design & Livestock

Stress is normal, and animals have evolved coping mechanisms that allow them to mitigate ‘normal’ pressures. The problem with stress is not its presence, but the duration. Our livestock systems have slowly evolved to manage the stress factors, and there is still progress to be made. The article below is a summary of...

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