oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - A green solution for the design and construction of steep slopes and embankments

Volume 18, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The first structure to use the Terramesh™ (TM) system was a 14,0 m high embankment in Sabah (Malaysia). This structure was built in 1979 in a very confined space to support a road embankment. It consisted of a vertical ''skin'' of rock-filled gabion mesh units that were anchored to the structural fill in the embankment using horizontal steel strips.

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