BASEMENT LIVING SPACE

These dramatic images show a house jacking project in the Cambridgeport neighborhood of Cambridge. The intent here is to raise the house high enough to provide a liveable space in the basement area, one which complies with state and local codes for headroom, safe access, natural light, ventilation and drainage. All of these requirements are specifically addressed in the Code.

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BASEMENT LIVING SPACE

Flood Prevention with Stormwater Drainage Systems

As we see and hear about the epic flooding and destruction in Houston, it's hard to imagine what the Boston area would look like if it suffered a similar storm.  We are located on the Atlantic coast, and huge hurricanes can happen here (1938 and 1954, among others). 

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Flood Prevention with Stormwater Drainage Systems