This research aims to find out which
waterproofing material is currently more in use in
construction of flat roofs in Sarajevo, Bosnia and
Herzegovina. By choosing interview method aim was to
investigate what are the thinking’s of the Architects and
Civil Engineers in case of waterproofing process and with
which materials are they familiar. Therefore, discussion
was based on answering the Research questions which are
one of the main reasons why this paper is done.
Waterproofing is a broad term, and it is different technical
procedures to protect parts of an object or buildings that
are temporarily or permanently subject to moisture and
water, regardless of the source of moisture and water. The
term waterproofing is commonly considered a protective
measure of the buried parts of the object with the fact that
in the construction of a flat roof on the object
waterproofing has a very important role. It should be
remembered that with good waterproofing, besides the
basic structure, we protect the internal spaces from the
water penetration, respectively moisture.
Keywords : Flat Roof, Membrane, Bitumen, Typology, Insulation, Foil, Waterproofing, Water, Synthetic.