Reuse of foundations for urban sites: a best practice handbook (X414)

This Handbook has been developed as part of the Reuse of Foundations for Urban Sites (RuFUS) research project part-funded by the European Commission. The project draws together experience of reusing foundations across Europe and analyses existing knowledge and the latest research.The Handbook provides: a sound understanding of the background to foundation reuse and the key issues. It gives advice on how to address risk through sound engineering principles and presents technical guidance on the processes for deciding on the correct foundation options. It also provides advice on investigation, design and construction using reused foundations.

ISBN: 1860819389

Author: A P Butcher, J J M Powell and H D Skinner (eds)

Number of pages: 144

Publisher: BRE Publishing

Date of Publication: January 2006