Tall building in centre of Birmingham

I was asked to give advice, as a specialist sub-consultant, on several features of a new 105 m high office tower with a restaurant at the top to be built on an existing reinforced concrete substructure after the superstructure was demolished. It was clearly a very important project and another fire consultant was earlier engaged by the developer to guide on general fire precautions.
The existing basement structure was a waffle slab with a nominal concrete cover of 25mm. The ...

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