Month: November 2016


Update: Advancing the Field of Structural Fire Engineering

Written on Nov 30, 2016

Through a fire engineering research project in collaboration with Carleton University, Entuitive is actively growing our knowledge of how real fires effect structures. We continue to advance the way we define appropriate fire scenarios for structures, determine realistic temperatures to be expected in the compartments, and assess the resulting performance of the structures from these fire load cases....

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Integrating Fire as a Load Case with BIM

Written on Nov 29, 2016

In collaboration with Carleton University's John Gales, Entuitive's Matthew Smith wrote a feature for the Fall 2016 edition of Advantage Steel, a publication by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction. The drive for high performance in the built environment is changing the rules. This article is part of our ongoing, collaborative work to further the field and our own practice in structural fire engineering....

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Entuitive Welcomes Saleem Haq

Written on Nov 17, 2016

With over 20 years of industry experience, Saleem Haq brings extensive experience delivering high quality design solutions across the commercial, residential, institutional and hospitality sectors. ...

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New Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital Project Awarded

Written on Nov 08, 2016

Infrastructure Ontario and Mackenzie Health have awarded the contract to design, build, finance and maintain the new Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital to Plenary Health – a consortium that includes Plenary Group (Canada) Ltd., PCL Constructors Canada Inc. and Stantec Architecture Ltd. We’re excited to be part of this project as the structural engineering consultant on the team. ...

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Watch>> The Role of Steel in the New Central Library

Written on Nov 01, 2016

Structural steel plays an important role in executing the design of Calgary's New Central Library. As a library, the load of the books means the columns of this four-storey building will carry the weight of a building five times its height. ...

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