- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 06 Dec 2019
Occupant capacity of a building or space
- The maximum number of persons it is designed to hold; or
- The number calculated by dividing the area of room or storey(s) (m²) by a floor space factor (m² per person) such as those given in Table C1 of the approved document for guidance.
 Find out more
 Related articles on Designing Buildings Wiki
Featured articles and news
1 minute read.
An alternative to secondary ventilation stacks in tall buildings.
How to deliver the infrastructure the country needs.
Protecting employees from hearing damage.
One of the largest office buildings in the world.
Who holds the risk for COVID-19?
Insights from New York.
A quick introduction to a very complicated subject.
CIOB suggests the economic reach of construction is double the official figures.
The first US building to achieve BREEAM Outstanding In-Use.
70 buildings from 70 years of Concrete Quarterly. Book review.