After the appearance of apartments in Korea, Apartment Housing has been generally accepted for its high capacity of population and convenience in the management. Nowadays, apartments have become higher, larger and more complex than ever before, showing abrupt changes in structure, form and mechanical systems. Likewise, the hazards of fire and the scale of fire losses have become a serious problem. Therefore. considerations of fire safety have taken a greater portion in the design of Apartment Housing. This study is focused particulary on spatial planning rather than on mechanical systems for fire safety.