Disaster Management involves planning what to do before, during and after a disaster or emergency occurs. Planning ahead significantly reduces damage to tangible and intangible heritage, including historic sites, structures and their collections. Services: Establish Objectives Hazard Assessments Risk Assessments Disaster Prevention Planning Disaster Mitigation Planning Emergency Access Assessments Emergency Egress Assessments Emergency Drills Emergency Response Equipment Planning Disaster Preparedness Planning Disaster Response Planning Disaster Recovery Planning Capacity Building Deliverables: Hazard ... Read More
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Fires are one of the more significant threats to people, the built environment and our cultural heritage. Effective fire prevention and fire protection plans can be developed and implemented to significantly limit the chance of fire occurring, and reducing the fire induced damage. Services: Building Code Consulting Fire Detection/Fire Alarm System Design & Analysis Fire Protection System Design & ... Read More
Capacity Building strengthens skills, competencies and abilities of both individuals and communities to achieve their desired results during and after disasters. Local individuals and communities are critical components of a successful, long-term, sustainable plan. Services: Capacity Building Teaching Training Trainers Course Development Webinars Training Manuals Skill Development Distance LearningRead More
The Armory was built by the first volunteer militia to respond to President Lincoln’s call for troops in 1861. The Armory was built not only as a military facility but also as a social club. Some of the most prominent designers of the time were involved with the design of the Reception rooms on the ... Read More
St Patrick’s Cathedral is a decorated neo-Gothic-style Cathedral that was built from 1858 through 1879. It is the seat of the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York. In 1976 it was declared a National Historic Landmark. During the current renovation project, fire and life safety engineering and consulting work included the development of ...
Dedicated in 1886, and designated a National Monument in 1924, the Statue of Liberty stands at the entrance to the gateway to the United States. In looking to further understand evacuation times from not only the Statue, but also from the entire Island, detailed evacuation studies were undertaken. These looked at numerous scenarios, occupant characteristics ... Read More