Parking garages are an integral part of our nation’s infrastructure. Although they are subject to more deterioration than other building types, their maintenance is typically not considered of primary importance to building owners or managers.
Plaza decks suffer from an identity crisis. They have multiple definitions and names—are they roofs? Floors? Driveways? Courtyards? Vegetative decks? Located over parking areas, arcades, or water storage reservoirs, they may be large (the size of a city block) or small (just a square meter or two).
Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU), an evangelical university in San Diego, opened its science center in 2015. Designed by Carrier Johnson + CULTURE, the Sator Science Center houses the school’s acclaimed science department as well as reflecting the university’s focus on faith.