Construction Of A Deep Basement On A Sloping Site In Glasgow: The Aurora Project

Boghosian, H.
Organization: Deep Foundations Institute
Pages: 8
Publication Date: Jan 1, 2006
This paper presents the design and construction of a deep basement in a steeply sloping site in glacial till in Glasgow city centre. Existing foundations, adjacent structures and services, in tandem with asymmetric loading, presented particular challenges in the planning, execution and design of the project. The construction methods and temporary works, analysis by the Finite Element method and monitoring carried out are all described.
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