Foundations pp 53-60 | Cite as

The principles of foundations

  • V. C. Launder
Part of the Essence Books on Building book series (EBB)


Having discovered the nature of the site, its contours and surface features; what lies under it; its rock and soil types; and finally having received the results of tests on the bearing capacity and chemical reactions of the soil, the designer is at last in a position to proceed with the design of the foundations for his building.


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© V. C. Launder 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. C. Launder
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ArchitectureUniversity of BristolUK

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