raft foundation

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Noun1.raft foundation - a foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete
understructure, groundwork, substructure, base, foundation, fundament, foot - lowest support of a structure; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
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Ithra Dubai, a wholly owned subsidiary of Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), has completed a record concrete pour of 26,000 cubic metres over a 7,600m2 raft foundation footprint for the One Za'abeel in Dubai.
The worlds major Free Zone for trade and business, master developer of Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) and the much awaited Uptown Dubai, DMCC, has announced the signing of Dubai-based contractor HLG for the construction of the concrete raft foundation for one of two super-tall towers coming up in the premium district.
DMCC has announced that Dubai based contractor HLG will build the concrete raft foundation for one of Uptown Dubai's two super tall towers.
DMCC, the world's leading Free Zone for trade and enterprise, master developer of Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT) and the much anticipated Uptown Dubai, announced today that Dubai based contractor, HLG, renowned for its world-class build and infrastructure expertise, is to build the concrete raft foundation for one of Uptown Dubai's two super tall towers.
The raft foundation works kicked off on the Islamic New Year and was accomplished in just 24 hours.
You can see the raft foundation of the structure and parts of Zabeel Park underneath as you walk over the glass.
The insured's old home had a raft foundation design where the foundation wall is located on top of the slab and relies on the slab to distribute the load to the sub soil, Figure 4A.
I had to have piles sunk into the ground (the deepest went down 12m) and then a raft foundation constructed.
If you are pouring a concrete raft foundation, you will need at least ten inches dug out first.
According El-Sisi, the association is negotiating with the Saudi Raft Foundation concerning the actual prices.
Es por ello que desde la segunda mitad del pasado siglo diversos autores encabezados por Hooper [1], Brown y Wiesner [2], Poulos y Davis [3], introdujeron un nuevo enfoque de cimentacion profunda, conocido actualmente como pile raft foundation o losa de cimentacion combinada con pilotes (LCCP),desarrollado para considerar el trabajo conjunto de una losa de cimentacion con pilotes ubicados convenientemente, de manera que se pudiera mejorar su comportamiento geotecnico y estructural.
Jeddah Economic Company, owner and developer of the Kingdom Tower and City in Obhor, north of Jeddah, has completed the raft piling works and started the construction of the raft foundation for the tallest tower in the world rising to more than 1,000 meters and to be built on an area of 85,000 sqm at an estimated total cost of more than $1.