Working With Water, Not Against It: MVRDV’s Sea Level Rise Catalogue Shows How Cities Can Adapt to Climate Change
MVRDV, as part of a team named North Creek Collective, has presented a series of proposals for the City of Vancouver to adapt waterfront buildings, landscape and infrastructure to accommodate to rising sea levels.
Yeoman Rainguard, already renowned for its quality range of rainwater systems, has launched new aluminium Coping and Cill products for the commercial construction market.
Carl Bailey, Regional Technical Manager for Elevate (formerly Firestone Building Products), explains what to consider when specifying and installing a waterproofing system for a green roof.
Arboflex PU, the wet-on-wet liquid applied waterproofing membrane from Carlisle Construction Materials, has been specified for the roofs and podium deck of Neptune Wharf: a development of six, high specification residential buildings by Galliard Homes overlooking Deptford Park in East London.
Textbooks overlook a commonly-occurring design consideration that arises where some horizontal and some sloping roofs abut a cavity wall. Consequently, despite construction observing guidelines and regulations, the building suffers wet ingress.