oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - CRBs facilitate building on steep slopes : other projects
|Article Title||CRBs facilitate building on steep slopes : other projects|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Publication Date||Aug 1974|
|Pages||57 - 61|
How many homeowners choose the site for their new home because of the view? Probably millions of people do. The problem is that if you have chosen to build on a sloping plot with a stunning view, you might end up losing ground - quite literally. You can erect buildings on sloping ground using many different methods, but what if you want a swimming pool? The answer, of course, is to build a retaining wall to contain the ground around the pool.
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