Construction Maeconomics Conference 2014

The influence of achitectural design on the economic efficiency of new shopping centres in terms of fire safety

Ing. Ivana Řezáčová


There are many ways how to achieve a succes of the development of shopping centre and one of the important aspect is the architectural design. The design has to be attractive, fascinating and comfortable for the visitors of the building. On the other hand the shopping centres are public buildings with high concentration of people and consequently very hazardous from the perspective of fire safety regulations. Therefore the impact of architectural design on the fire safety design is substantial.  

This paper aims to discuss the effective fire safety regulations in the Czech Republic and their application on the projects of new shopping centres according to the architectural design. The particular case studies show the economic efficiency of the design.   



economically effective design; fire safety; shopping centre

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