Preventing Plaza Deck Deterioration
INDUSTRY INSIGHTS, Condo Business | April 2019
Nigel Parker, BASc, MEng, P.Eng., LEED® AP BD+C, MCSCE | Associate
The deterioration of a podium deck typically occurs in one of two areas: on the structural elements themselves—i.e. the suspended slabs, walls, columns, etc.—or on the surface finishes. “A lot depends on the effective service life of the waterproofing system assembly below it,” says Nigel Parker of RJC Engineers.