Loreto Mandeville Hall Toorak Vic 3142

Waterproof Membrane, Instant Turf & Timber Decking

Project Details


This is a case study by Paul Evans involving an educational facility in Melbourne, where the existing rooftop membrane failed and needed integration with a new membrane for building a large decking. The project was complex, requiring the incorporation of engineering elements and correct waterproofing techniques.

Location:
Toorak VIC 3142

Problem:
The existing rooftop membrane failed, requiring remediation.

Solution:
Integration with a new membrane and building a large decking.

Process:
Stripping and cleaning the area, detailing each new stirrup used for supporting the decking, and isolating problem areas.

Materials Used:
Sealing and protecting the membrane using liquid rubber spray, a topcoat, a soft back protection sheet with stick back, and synthetic grass.

Special Product:
Introduction of "disarmament blue," a semi-adhering substance that can be peeled off and re-stuck if needed.

Case Study:
Application of liquid rubber spray over the entire area, building a deck on top, and adding synthetic grass later.

Outcome:

A visually stunning and watertight rooftop balcony.

This study provides a comprehensive overview of a complex waterproofing project, showcasing the expertise and innovative solutions used to achieve a successful result. It serves as an informative guide for those interested in understanding the intricacies of waterproofing a concrete rooftop terrace.

Download Case Study PDF here.

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