High-Rise Disasters are Bound to Happen Again


This is an interesting opinion piece from the Sydney Morning Herald. It is titled Only a matter of time until high-rise disaster strikes again in Sydney.

In it, Elizabeth Farrelly shares her views on the high-rise construction industry. She focuses on regulation. She shares this observation:

A perfect storm results from not a single mistake but a concatenation of errors and shoddities. In Grenfell the cladding was terrifyingly combustible but also, we now know, individual fire doors lasted only half of the required 30 minutes. Five manufacturers have been forced to withdraw products from market.

For more of Elizabeth Farrelly’s insights, check out the full text of the write-up on the link below.

Read the source article at smh.com.au