Marianne Foley
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Dr Marianne Foley is a Principal Fire Safety Engineer and ‘Arup Fellow’, with 25 years’ experience in performance based fire engineering. In 2016 she was awarded one of Australia’s most innovative engineers by EA for the fire engineering design of 50 Martin Place.

22 years of performance-based fire engineering: where did it get us?

In 1997 Australia adopted a performance-based building code (BCA96). It came about from decades of excellent research into fire-safety science, engineering and human behaviour, and was intended to give better building designs and increased productivity. Legislation was put into place…

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