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BS 5588-7

1997 Edition, November 15, 1997

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Fire precautions in the design, construction and use of buildings - Part 7: Code of practice for the incorporation of atria in buildings

Includes all amendments and changes through Amendment 2, December 8, 2004

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Superseded By: BS 9999

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W/D S/S BY BS 9999
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Product Details:

  • Revision: 1997 Edition, November 15, 1997
  • Published Date: December 8, 2004
  • Status: Superseded By:
  • Superseded By: BS 9999
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: British Standards Institution (BSI)
  • Page Count: 96
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

Provides guidance on the incorporation of one or more atria into new and existing buildings. The primary objective of the code is to ensure that the incorporation of an atrium into a building does not present an increased risk to life as a result of fire and smoke spread.