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Posted by  Gary R on February 05, 2003 at 14:11:57:

In Reply to:  Re: what r we constructing - FIRES? posted by T on February 04, 2003 at 20:33:00:

Not a problem. Again, if intelligently designed (and, in this case, if designed to meet minimum code standards), egress is no problem in an earth-sheltered building. It is, perhaps, a litte more difficult to design for in a true subterranean building, but, again, not at all impossible to design for. Take a look at the designs of underground pioneer Malcolm Wells, for example. Wells designs most of his buildings at grade and berms them. In such a design, there is no more difficulty with egress than in any other structure built on grade.

Gary

 
 
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