How to Stop: Parapet and Soffit Design and Construction Solutions

Look (up) around your city and you’ll notice that building shapes are increasingly complex and that cladding systems often soar high above the roof level or beyond adjacent facades.

Parapet extensions, wing walls, soffits, and other appurtenances, whether used as a design statement or to conceal mechanical or rooftop components, create many challenges for design and construction teams. This whitepaper presents examples of building failures and remedial strategies to specific parapet and soffit conditions. More importantly, it highlights why it’s important that we understand “How to Stop”.

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(Whitepaper is only available in English.)

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Can the buildings we design today address solutions to the problems of air pollution, noise, greenhouse gas emissions, overcrowding? Can we design buildings that minimize risk and are resistant to costly damages throughout their lifecycle? Can the materials, technologies and processes we use today across a building’s lifecycle impact future generations? WSP experts offer industry challenging topics to help guide you.

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