Factors to Consider when Redesigning Podium Decks
Construction Canada | December 2020
James Cooper, P.Eng., LEED® AP O+M | Principal
Podium (plaza) decks are structural slabs that extend beyond an above-grade building footprint and serve as roof slabs for below-grade levels. Often hidden by hard and soft landscaping finishes, these structural slabs can be forgotten and overlooked due to the relatively long service life of their protective waterproofing systems.