This year’s analysis draws from 2,800 projects.
Figure 1: Despite the presence of a waterproofing membrane on the elevated concrete slabs, water intrusion occurred through the terrace levels into the spaces below, infiltrating via penetrations and cracks in the slab.
Interior of the new Legacy Hall in Plano, Texas. Image © Gensler.
Contrary to popular belief, mold can occur in painted walls. This wall had a highly breathable textured finish system, and yet mold returned in the guest room walls. This was the condition after the first remediation, when the problem returned.
In this retail bank, concierge style service desks allow service professionals to have a one-on-one meeting with clients that feels personalized to their needs, rather than a long, transaction-oriented teller line. Photo (C)Tim Griffith.