The new DBV Code of Practice on “Multi-Story and Underground Car Parks”, 2018 Edition

Initial experiences and design notes

For the design and realization of parking structures, the German Society for Concrete and Construction Technology (Deutscher Beton- und Bautechnik-Verein) had issued the Code of Practice on “Multi-Story and Underground Car Parks” in two editions dated 2005 and 2010. They provided a summary of numerous guidelines, recommendations and notes relevant for the construction of parking structures which had proven their worth in real-life application. Against the backdrop of further experience gained in applying the standards and the two edi-tions of the Code of Practice to the design and realization...

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