Arcadis IBI Group, as landscape architect/environmental planner, has completed a multi-year restoration and repair project for the Christian Science Plaza, one of Boston’s most iconic urban landscapes, with a sustainable rebuild of its key feature, the Reflecting Pool, enhancements to the public open space, and other improvements for environmental sustainability.
As a part of the living history of construction, archaic floor systems exist in many buildings despite having been supplanted by modern construction methods. As a building manager or design professional, it is important to be aware these systems are in use today, and to recognize one in place before attempting repairs, alterations, or construction to avoid inadvertently damaging the integrity of a structure.
When it comes to concrete construction and repair, use of fast-setting cementitious materials is often the best way to ensure crews can work around the weather and more conventional challenges like traffic.
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