Projects and case studies featuring structural waterproofing on BUILDING DESIGN. Inspiration and ideas to help you find the best solution for your project.
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  • RIW: Blackburn Central High School: waterproofing strategy
    Blackburn Central High School: waterproofing strategy
    Nicholas Hare Architects asked RIW to devise a robust waterproofing strategy for Blackburn Central High School, a new secondary school for 960 pupils. The concrete retaining wall on the site was supplemented with a series of...
  • Trace Basement Systems: Basement drainage, private apartment
    Basement drainage, private apartment
    Trace Basement Systems
    A basement apartment, that formed part of a larger block of apartments, required the safe collection, control and removal of groundwater. The original structure was constructed in reinforced concrete to BS 8110, with no...
  • Trace Basement Systems: Drainage remediation, new build house
    Drainage remediation, new build house
    Trace Basement Systems
    The new build residential building, including a large basement, was originally designed to include a Type A Tanked Protection waterproofing system, using bitumen adhesive sheet membranes. The membranes were applied...
  • RIW: Royal Arsenal riverside development: waterproofing
    Royal Arsenal riverside development: waterproofing
    The Royal Arsenal Riverside development in Woolwich is a Berkeley Homes project that will create up to 5000 homes on a 76-acre site. RIW advised on the waterproofing strategy for a substantial two-storey basement car park in...
  • RIW: Our Lady’s Convent High School: waterproofing design
    Our Lady’s Convent High School: waterproofing design
    This voluntary-aided school in Hackney was part of the BSF programme. RIW was asked by Jestico + Whiles to advise on waterproofing in the early stages of the design process. This four-storey new build project is on a...
  • RIW: National Archive for the British Film Institute, Warwick
    National Archive for the British Film Institute, Warwick
    Edward Cullinan Architects first consulted RIW in 2010 regarding the waterproofing strategy for this cutting-edge film storage facility in Warwickshire. The British Film Institute’s master film collections preserve the UK’s...
  • RIW: Podium deck waterproofing, Colwyn Bay watersports area
    Podium deck waterproofing, Colwyn Bay watersports area
    This site is situated within five metres of the seafront in Colwyn Bay, with a large deck area requiring waterproofing in extremely wet conditions and in a marine environment. A polyurethane applied membrane was initially...
  • RIW: Hale Village, Tottenham: podium deck waterproofing
    Hale Village, Tottenham: podium deck waterproofing
    Hale Village is a £400m mixed-use development in Tottenham. The project’s main contractor, United House, consulted RIW when waterproofing the extensive podium deck. The project included multiple pedestrian walkways and...
  • Innovative basement waterproofing project, Surrey
    Newton Waterproofing
    The owner of this stunning Grade II Listed property in rural Surrey was looking to make use of an existing basement which was unusable due to severe damp problems. The owner consulted his conservation architect and was...
  • Deck waterproofing refurbishment for a public square
    Newton Waterproofing
    Repairing and refurbishing the deck waterproofing in the central square of the prestigious Gunwharf Quays retail outlet in Portsmouth required a new spray-applied waterproofing membrane on the deck areas and retaining walls,...
  • Multi-level, new-build basement, Edinburgh
    Newton Waterproofing
    This new build design is split onto two levels and has been constructed out of reinforced concrete panels bearing off a structural raft. The nature of the build sees the property cut into a sloping site making the back...
  • Newton System 500 waterproofing, listed barn conversion
    Newton Waterproofing
    The client required high grade structural waterproofing for a listed farmhouse barn conversion undergoing extensive renovations. Part of the renovation involved lowering the inside floor level to gain head height. Once the...
  • Award-winning podium deck & basement waterproofing
    Newton Waterproofing
    This complex remedial structural waterproofing project in Carnforth, Lancashire consisted of six side-by-side garages set into a hillside, three with first floor store rooms over them, and a parking deck above. The other...
  • Robust flood protection system, South Hinksey
    Newton Waterproofing
    South Hinksey is a village in Oxfordshire that suffers from a high flood risk and recently has had severe flooding problems affecting the majority of the properties. In 2007, a major flood engulfed the village with...
  • Waterproofing a listed Thames riverside property
    Newton Waterproofing
    Newton Waterproofing products were used to waterproof the subterranean living space in this listed riverside property refurbishment. Situated just a few metres from the River Thames, this project was in a high risk area