Parking Decks

TECH NOTES | Brief Case Studies Deterioration of Concrete in Building Materials

December 04, 2018 - Concrete is a very durable building material when properly designed, proportioned and constructed. Unfortunately, deterioration can occur if attention is not paid to detail in the design construction phases of a project. One such situation is that associated with Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR). ASR is an expansive process in concrete between alkali hydroxides in portland cement…

TECH NOTES | No Place to Park

June 01, 2015 - Recent headlines about parking deck failures have left us uneasy about the safety of our parking decks and other exposed building structures such as stadiums, dams, terraces, etc. Real estate for parking isscarce, so whether you are visiting the local mall, a city building or the doctor’s office, you will more often than not wind…

TECH NOTES | Lessons Learned – Parking Deck

May 27, 2015 - This month we are continuing the ‘saga of the parking deck’ with focus on essential design factors for these unique buildings.