Fire escape | La Carità Hospital, Locarno | 1988
Fire escape of La Carità Hospital
EOC Cantonal Hospital Corporation
Team of architects: Arch. Guido Tallone, Locarno / Pedrazzini& Co, Locarno / Suter&Suter, Basilea
Engineering Maggia SA, Locarno
Weight: about 8 tons
Dimensions: about 5'200x3'000 mm, Height = 18'000mm – 5 floors
Multi-storey fire escape composed of two supporting frames to sustain some ramps and some landings that link the floors.
The footpath ground and landings are composed of grids which ensure a usability also in the event of bad weather.