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Gail:

Never design a waffle slab system, but have evaluated at least one (in the
New England area).  I seem to recall evaluating at least one other, but
since some areas of the brain have reverted to "power saver mode" I could
be recalling incorrectly.

Regards,

Scott
Adrian, MI


On Thu, 2 Dec 2004, Harold Sprague wrote:

> Gail,
>
> In my career, I have designed one and repaired several.  The one I designed
> was requested for architectural / aesthetic reasons.  The repaired ones were
> all parking garages.
>
> Regards,
> Harold Sprague
>
> >From: GSKWY(--nospam--at)aol.com
> >Reply-To: <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> >To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> >Subject: Re: Waffle slab design
> >Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 14:29:15 EST
> >
> >Out of curiosity, how common is waffle slab construction, in the US and
> >elsewhere at this point?
> >
> >Over the years, I've been asked to look at several waffle slabs in the
> >Northeast and the mid-Atlantic area.  All of there were built sometime in
> >the 70's.
> >That seems to have been the peak of its popularity as an architectural
> >concept.
> >
> >Is it used more in other parts of the country?
> >
> >Gail Kelley
>
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