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Parklets: Where did they come from and where are they going?

2005 is the year that most urban historians recognize as the origin of the parklet – a multipurpose community recreation space extending from the sidewalk into the parking lane of a given street.

This entry was posted in Archatrak on July 2nd, 2021

How Do You Calculate the Number of Paver Pedestals Required for an Elevated Deck?

Depending on the extent of your project, estimating pedestals can be a chore. No formula is going to give the answer if your deck shape is anything other than a simple rectangle or square with no other complications. Sure, you could spend the time to draw out your deck on a piece of graph paper […]

This entry was posted in Archatrak on June 9th, 2021
Srteet Seating

Taking to the Streets: Adding a Touch of Class to Street Dining in these Challenging Times

In these challenging times, especially for the restaurant industry, innovation and adaptation to restrictions on social gatherings can be the only means of survival for many struggling businesses. With local regulations and/or social distancing requirements restricting or prohibiting inside dining for a still unknown number of weeks or months, street seating on roads and pavements […]

This entry was posted in Archatrak on July 4th, 2020
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Can Roadway Dining Areas Help Restaurants Survive a Covid 19 World?

Despite restrictions on restaurant opening being eased in many locations, even where restaurants have been open for over three weeks, reported bookings are still down more than 70% in many locations, prompting people like Steve Hafner, chief executive of OpenTable, a restaurant-reservation website, to warn that as many as a quarter of restaurants in the […]

This entry was posted in Archatrak on May 21st, 2020

The Advantages of Using Archatrak FRP Grating

Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) is a composite material made of thermosetting plastic resin reinforced by fine glass fibers. FRP is hailed for its unique qualities, such as its strength, light weight, low maintenance, durability, and ability to withstand most weather conditions. Archatrak FRP grating can be used in a variety of applications such as green […]

This entry was posted in Archatrak on May 12th, 2020