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Smoke Stop Lobby at Ground Floor

Phoenix

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Myanmar
Do we need to provide the smoke stop lobby at ground floor for the staircase which can escape directly to the outside. The building is 5- storey shopping center. Thank you.
 

RLGA

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Oct 18, 2009
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Phoenix, AZ
"Smoke stop lobby"? What is that? There is no such thing in the IBC unless you are referring to the vestibules for a smokeproof enclosure. If that is the case, then the vestibules are required wherever a doorway accesses the enclosure from the interior of the building.
 

cda

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Oct 19, 2009
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I think he means the area at the first floor, where the stair ends

Some of these are large and if cold outside are a Convenient smoking place
 
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