oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Top-down basement construction at Umhlanga Hospital
|Article Title||Top-down basement construction at Umhlanga Hospital|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Nov 1974|
|Pages||34 - 37|
The basement of a new building adjacent to the existing Umhlanga Hospital was constructed using the 'top-down construction method'. This is reportedly the first application of this method in the Durban region, and possibly in South Africa, although it has been utilised elsewhere around the world.
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