9/11 to Now: Ways We Have Changed
Illustration by William Neff, John Mangels of The Plain Dealer. Web development by Felesia Jackson
The International Code Council released post-9/11 building code suggestions to make skyscrapers safer and able to withstand similar incidents — at least long enough to evacuate occupants. Changes include more stairways for structures taller than about 42 stories, elevators that can be used during emergencies, higher fire-resistance and impact-resistant walls for elevator shafts and exit stairways.
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