How long does waterproofing last under a podium deck/green roof?

This is post 1 out of 10 (the last one was an intro) on the topic of sustainability and waterproofing How long does waterproofing on a podium deck last? 40 – 55 years!! Think about that for a moment. We all know that buildings need maintenance. Those of us who…

Podium Decks

Podium decks is a term I’m using here to describe a basement ceiling which also acts as a roof. This may be a subterranean roof/ green roof/ podium deck etc. I feel that this is an increasingly common design where a basement structure extends beyond the boundary of the building…