Structural designs for Housing Development on unstable ground

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Imperial Park, Hythe
Structural designs for Housing Development on unstable ground

The development comprises four different house types including 3 storey houses. The roof and second floor structure is of timber frame construction over a steel first floor deck. The steel deck is supported off a masonry ground floor and steel stanchions. The underlying geology is Marine Alluvium over Beach Gravels. Due to poor ground condition, the ground is improved using vibro stone piling. The foundations are traditional strip and pad footings.   

Additionally, two five story apartment blocks, with a penthouse at the top and a car park at ground floor level were constructed.  The building is mainly of traditional masonry construction over a reinforced concrete transfer deck at first floor level.  Concrete deck is supported on RC columns and masonry walls. The upper floor structure is constructed using precast hollow core planks.

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