Waffle slab

Waffle slab

A two-way ribbed slab.

waffle slab

A concrete slab which is reinforced by ribs in two directions, forming a waffle-like pattern.
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The most dominant part of the space, the waffle slab ceiling, was left exposed to highlight the structural clarity.
In addition to maintaining the building's LEED Platinum certification, CNY Interiors installed exposed concrete waffle slab, custom flooring and sophisticated glass and lighting finishes.
The project called for a complete gut and renovation of cast-in-place concrete, waffle slab structure, the demolition of an approx.
Hamilton Form designed the phase one waffle slab forms with steel alignment plates to locate and hold the voids in place during the pour.
This open effect was achieved through the use of Special Moment-Resisting Frame (SMRF) concrete beams and columns incorporated with conventional waffle slab floor plates, which all but eliminated the need for shear walls throughout the building.
Due to its wide floor plate and low concrete waffle slab ceilings, the institutional, 2-story concrete building lacked natural light, felt cramped, and simply needed to be updated to streamline and shorten the time spent on campus by students.
Although the community was built using the latest construction methods featuring a waffle slab and post-tension foundation and floor systems, there were signs of foundation distress.
Pre-empting London's dockland renaissance by almost a decade, this dramatic warehouse conversion, with distinctive concrete waffle slab and glazed mansard roof, was well ahead of its time, and led the way.
Galbraith Hall's original construction, circa 1965, featured a mid-century waffle slab design on its ceiling, which was covered up during a renovation in the 1980s.
Instead of expending fit-out dollars towards temporary interventions, they accepted the strong vocabulary of the existing waffle slab as the ceiling.
Putting in a drop ceiling was out of the question, Edwards says, because the GSA requires an 8-foot clearance between the floor and the ceiling, and that was the exact distance between the floor and the waffle slab ceiling.
To play up the good bones of the gutted space, Arcturis designers Ron Johnson and Brian Waite had the unique waffle slab ceiling painted white to maximize height and reflectance and had the open office arranged around floor-to-ceiling perimeter windows that look out onto the city.