Elevator Lobby

Section 713.14.1

The elevator lobby is designed to isolate the fire-rated elevator shaft enclosure and its doors from the remainder of the floor on which it opens. The building code does not require this separation until the elevator shaft enclosure connects more than three stories.  (713.14.1)

Vertical Acting with Conventional Egress Door(s)

This first case features a vertical rolling door that incorporates dual egress conventional swing doors. Subtly concealed in the adjacent walls, these swing doors provide fire exit hardware and egress in both directions passing through the 4-car elevator lobby.