Podium Deck Waterproofing Design

I was recently invited to present a webinar on avoiding failure in podium decks by the Property Care Association. I’ve had some great feedback and the video is now available on YouTube:

Buried Roof Waterproofing

Buried roofs are one of the most complex waterproofing design issues we look at, and at CSSW.LONDON this is one particular area of interest. The above image was annotated with permission from AKTII. Please note that none of the failure images shown below relate to the above scheme. We have…

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…