FEMTC 2022 in Brno, CZ and online on Sept 12-14.

The Welcome Pavilion, Yas Island Retail, Abu Dhabi

Submission by: Jason Pritchard, Mott MacDonald

The Welcome Pavilion is the main entrance to a 300,000 sq m retail mall in Abu Dhabi.

Welcome Pavilion in Abu Dhabi
Welcome Pavilion in Abu Dhabi

Mott MacDonald provided fire modeling services for the development. The purpose of the study was to trial proposed smoke extract designs - the aim being to keep smoke above head height indefinitely, giving occupants ample time for escape.