Atriums

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An atrium is a floor opening, or a series of floor openings, that connects the environment of adjacent stories. By code definition an atrium is a space within a building that extends vertically and connects two or more stories. Atriums are designed to provide open and spacious vertical areas common with other building elements.

Side Acting with Complying Swing Egress Door(s)

This unique case study features another of the McKeon diversified products for resolving multiple design/code challenges simultaneously. The lower floor travel path is a required design feature for egress and – combined with the non-rated second floor overlook – is certainly an ingenious solution. However, without the side acting, extreme height & egress conforming McKeon assembly this would not be possible!