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Project Profile

Duke University - West Campus Union

Duke University - West Campus Union

Durham, NC

Duke's new, fully modernized West Campus Union provides a vibrant place for students to relax, eat and socialize creating a greater sense of community within the University.  The design preserves the integrity of Trumbauer's 1920's design that transforms the West Campus into a thriving educational hub. 

Grimshaw Architects

General Contractor:

Strickland Waterproofing Company

Duke University - West Campus Union incorporates the following Polyguard Products:

Waterproofing Systems

650 Sheet Membrane - 60 mil, post-concrete pour waterproofing membrane/vapor retarder

Underseal® Underslab Membrane - 85 mil pre-concrete pour waterproofing membrane/vapor barrier that provides a continuous seal


Drainage Systems

Polyflow® 15 / 15P - Prefabricated geocomposite vertical use drainboard with a compressive strength of 15,000 psf