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IGNO Steel Paver Supports Now Make Totally Non-Combustible Rooftop Decks a Reality

Not too many years ago, if you wanted to build a deck on your roof you could just lay down a few wood bearers (taking care not to damage any waterproof membrane of course) and then nail or screw wood planks of a species which took your fancy over the top.  But then fire regulations […]

This entry was posted in Archatrak on March 28th, 2020
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Project Spotlight: Rooftop Deck at The M Seattle

Located in the university district of Seattle, The M is a best-in-class community offering a unique student living experience. This stunning 24 floor high-rise features a rooftop deck with an outdoor landscaped terrace, complete with a ping pong table, grills, fire pits, and lounge seating. Archatrak 24” x 24” porcelain pavers in the popular color […]

This entry was posted in Archatrak on March 19th, 2020

How to create a safe and cost effective elevated rooftop deck

There’s plenty of good reasons to build a rooftop deck, from increasing the value of your building, to lowering heat island effect and keeping energy costs low. But how do you construct a safe and cost-effective rooftop deck that appeals to your building’s occupants? At Archatrak, we’ve been building elevated rooftop decks for nearly ten […]

This entry was posted in Archatrak on March 5th, 2020

New Colors and Styles for 2020

Make sure to check out the 2020 colors catalog to browse our range of colors and styles, including our new line of T30 3cm porcelain pavers. Archatrak has a range of new colors available in paver and plank sizes, rounding out our in-house selection to well over 60 unique and stunning colors. Don’t see a […]

This entry was posted in Archatrak on February 13th, 2020
StreetDeck modular deck with table and planters

‘StreetDeck’ Slashes the Cost of Establishing a Community Parklet

In recent years, many cities have been encouraging a more lively and active downtown by welcoming community involvement in the creation of small self-contained seating areas which take the place of one or more parking places along streets which have good mix of commercial establishments and a traffic speed limit of no more than 25mph. […]

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