With common openings in external cavity walls supported by lintels of metal, concrete, stone or timber, the opportunity exists to offset the evacuation of penetrating rain so discharge is not in the vicinity of the opening.
Carlisle Construction Materials (CCM), the specialist in waterproofing, sealing and airtightness solutions for the building envelope, is launching the company’s proven TPO roofing system across all its European markets, including the UK.
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.
Luke Jones, ARBOFLEX PU Product Manager at Carlisle Construction Materials, talks us through the details of a roof refurbishment, with complex detailing requirements, for one of London’s popular museums.
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.
Newton Waterproofing, the UK’s leading independent designers and suppliers of guaranteed waterproofing systems, has added a new Continual Professional Development (CPD) training session to its portfolio, helping architects and specifiers keep up to date with current industry practices.
“Arena del Futuro” – the first worldwide collaborative innovation project for zero-emission mobility of people and goods on the road to carbon neutrality.