Year: 2018


Entuitive welcomes Brian Stonehouse as Director of Operations

Written on Aug 14, 2018

Toronto, ON – August 15, 2018 – Entuitive is pleased to welcome Brian Stonehouse to the firm’s leadership team as Director of Operations – Principal. ...

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Developing Fire Safety Engineering as a Practice in Canada

Written on Aug 07, 2018

The goal of Fire Safety Engineering (FSE) is to design a strategy which meets human safety and property protection goals with an optimized solution. In comparison to international practice, Canada could be considered highly underdeveloped in a technical perspective of performance versus prescription. In Canada FSE is a subdivision within civil and mechanical engineering, rather than treated as a profession in and of itself. With a requirement for more complex infrastructure to meet Canadian societal needs, there is stimulus that is fostering a demand to create professionals educated with FSE skill sets. This literary study therefore aims to present a state-of-the-art review of the design practice of FSE in Canada and abroad with explicit focus on Performance-Based Fire Design (PBFD) for the Canadian practitioner who seeks to develop their expertise in this subject....

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Toward Fire Resilience in Canadian Bridge Infrastructure

Written on Aug 02, 2018

The paper assesses the state-of-the-art in bridge fire engineering, identifies research needs, and proposes a framework for improving the resilience of critical bridge infrastructure. The abstract of his paper is presented below, with a link to an open-source copy of his paper....

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Entuitive Welcomes Jonathan Werner

Written on Jul 12, 2018

Toronto, ON – July 12, 2018 – Entuitive is pleased to announce that Jonathan Werner has joined our leadership team as an Associate in the firm’s Toronto office. Jonathan brings over 25 years of experience in structural analysis and design of bridges, subway stations and other structures. He has an extensive background in design, project management, contract administration, bridge inspections, and structural evaluations, as well as experience on Design Build, P3 and Program Management assignments. ...

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Changing Market Forces are Creating Structural Implications for Residential Tower Projects

Written on Jun 18, 2018

A white paper examining the options and implications for project design and construction by Ryan Voros...

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