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The Evolution of Steel Construction in Architectural Design

Steel construction has played a crucial role in shaping the architectural landscape of cities worldwide. This article examines the history of steel. It also explores its connection to modern buildings. Additionally, it discusses the importance of fire-resistant columns in construction today. The Emergence of Steel Construction Understanding the significance of steel in architecture requires tracing […]

Architectural Trends in 2024: Emphasis on Sustainable Design

In the midst of technological leaps and societal evolution, architects are steering toward innovative designs that prioritize environmental consciousness, well-being, and adaptability. Let’s delve into the key architectural trends that promote sustainable design and will redefine both aesthetics and functionality in the coming year. Sustainable Design Takes Center Stage (Fire Trol Columns featured at sustainably […]

Fire Trol’s Experience at the CSI 2023 National Conference

From October 4th to 6th, the Fire Trol team participated in the CSI 2023 National Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This annual event brought together professionals and experts in the AEC industry, offering invaluable insights, networking opportunities, and a glimpse into the future of our field.    The Significance of CSI 2023  […]

Advancing Fire Safety in Building Design

In the intricate realm of architectural building design, meeting fire safety code requirements is a paramount concern for architects and designers.  Fortunately, in today’s market, builders have access to many safety solutions when conceiving new building designs. Among these solutions is the use of fire-protective and fire-resistive building materials, such as Fire Trol’s prefabricated fireproof […]

Dennis-Yarmouth School Interior

Elevating Fire Safety in Schools

When it comes to ensuring fire safety in construction and engineering projects, every detail matters. In the case of the Dennis-Yarmouth Intermediate Middle School in South Yarmouth, MA, fire safety was elevated to a new level with the incorporation of prefabricated fireproof steel columns. These columns, with their robust fire ratings and aesthetic appeal, played […]

BIM Object Design Software

Fire Trol Unveils the Power of BIM Objects

In the ever-evolving world of Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC), staying ahead of the curve is crucial for success. One groundbreaking technology that has transformed the way professionals in these fields operate is Building Information Modeling (BIM). Fire Trol’s recent partnership with BIM Object, a premier online resource hub for BIM content, is a testament […]

Building Bridges at the AIA Conference on Architecture

In the dynamic world of architecture, staying up-to-date with the latest trends, innovations, and industry connections is essential for companies looking to make their mark. For Fire Trol, a leading manufacturer of prefabricated fireproof columns, this had to include participating in the AIA Conference on Architecture 2023, popularly known as A’23. Held in the vibrant […]

Penn Medicine Radnor Exterior

Sustainable Design at Penn Medicine Radnor

In the realm of architectural design, the fusion of functionality and aesthetics is a constant pursuit. With its sustainable design, Penn Medicine Radnor in Radnor, PA, brought to life by Ballinger Architects, stands as a testament to this principle. Constructed with careful consideration for connection with nature and optimal utilization of natural light, this remarkable […]


Press Release: Fire Trol Launches New Specification Tools Ahead of AIA Conference on Architecture 2023

Hartford, Connecticut – May 24, 2023 – Fire Trol, a leading manufacturer of prefabricated steel fireproof columns, is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming AIA Conference on Architecture, from June 7-10, 2023.  A’23 is a must-attend event for architects, builders, and other AEC industry professionals, featuring over 500 brands and a diverse range […]