This article highlights the design of strap foundations: a very viable solution where the position of column with respect to its foundation must be eccentric as a result of site constraints.
In scenarios where traditional concrete or masonry retaining walls might be unsuitable due to ground movement or drainage considerations, gabion walls offer a viable alternative. This article offers insights into how to design gabion walls
The primary function of every retaining wall is to resist the lateral forces from earth without any stability problems. The taller the retaining wall, the more likely that counterforts will become necessary to achieve stability. This article explains how to design a counterfort retaining wall.