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The fireproof building : technology and public safety in the nineteenth-century American city

Autore: Sara E Wermiel
Editore: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2000.
Serie: Studies in industry and society.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"The Fireproof Building traces the development of structural fire protection in America and its important consequences for building construction as well as for the safety of cities. Urban conflagrations destroyed many downtowns in the nineteenth century. To protect their property, some owners made their buildings fire-resistive - or as they were called in the past, fireproof - by using new kinds of noncombustible  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: History
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Online version:
Wermiel, Sara E.
Fireproof building.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)746975660
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Sara E Wermiel
ISBN: 0801863112 9780801863110
Numero OCLC: 42692096
Descrizione: viii, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: Introduction: Solving the Problem of Urban Conflagration --
1. The Solid Masonry Fireproof Building, 1790-1840 --
2. The Iron and Brick Fireproof Building, 1840-1860 --
3. Response to the Great Fires: Experimentation in the 1860s to the Early 1880s --
4. Mill Fire Protection Methods Enter the Mainstream --
5. Triumph: The Fireproof Skyscraper --
6. Calamity: Slow Acceptance of Adequate Fire Exits --
Conclusion: The Invisible Infrastructure of Safety.
Titolo della serie: Studies in industry and society.
Responsabilità: Sara E. Wermiel.
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"The Fireproof Building traces the development of structural fire protection in America and its important consequences for building construction as well as for the safety of cities. Urban conflagrations destroyed many downtowns in the nineteenth century. To protect their property, some owners made their buildings fire-resistive - or as they were called in the past, fireproof - by using new kinds of noncombustible materials and arranging the space inside to check the spread of fire. As these methods improved and owners replaced combustible buildings with fireproof ones, urban firestorms became a thing of the past."--Jacket.

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