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Title: Bankers Hall Development Foundation Mat
Author(s): Paul F. Ast and Mike Shui
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 56-58
Keywords: caisson; finite element method; reinforcing steels; foundations; subgrades; multistory buildings; settlement (structural); Design
Abstract:The Bankers Hall Development structure was to consist of two 52-story office towers, a four-story retail podium, and a five-story underground parking structure. The design and construction was abandoned in 1982 as a result of a recession. It was resumed in early 1986. The geotechnical investigation revealed that no meaningful deep foundation could be constructed, as there was practically no rock base under the site. A foundation mat was the recommended solution.
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