Reuse of foundations (C653)

This guide sets out the background and provides guidance on the key issues for foundation reuse. It is aimed at developers, funders and technical professionals who are interested in an overview of the principal issues relating to reuse of existing foundations for new structures. The content addresses the practical and technical problems of reusing foundations and suggests strategies for reducing risks.

Keywords: sustainable construction, health and safety, ground engineering, materials, construction management.

ISBN: 978-0-86017-653-4

Author: Chapman, T; Anderson S; Windle J

Number of pages: 60 (paperback)

Publisher: CIRIA

Date of Publication: July 2007