Managing geotechnical risk - Build 179 (2020)

Abbreviation
Managing geotechnical risk
Valid from
1/08/2020

Information provider
BRANZ Limited
Information type
BUILD article
Format
Website, PDF

Description

Ground conditions are a factor in building developments and must be assessed for any potential risk. To identify, mitigate and avoid problems, it makes good sense to hire a geotechnical professional for advice on site selection and development.

It is critical to any building development, whether an addition to an existing house, a new house build or a multi-storey building, to consider the ground conditions of the site and any risks they may present.

Scope

This article includes:

  • Ground conditions influence site selection
  • Risky ground conditions
    • Fills
    • Expansive soils
    • Peats and organics
    • Settling ground dragging down piles
    • Ground settling around piles
    • Liquefaction
    • Slope instability and creep
    • Erosion
    • Other geohazards
  • Project stages and ground conditions
    • Inception
    • Design
    • Construction
  • Who are geotechnical professionals?
  • Sources for geotechnical advice
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Description

Ground conditions are a factor in building developments and must be assessed for any potential risk. To identify, mitigate and avoid problems, it makes good sense to hire a geotechnical professional for advice on site selection and development.

It is critical to any building development, whether an addition to an existing house, a new house build or a multi-storey building, to consider the ground conditions of the site and any risks they may present.

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Managing geotechnical risk - Build 179 (2020)
Description

Ground conditions are a factor in building developments and must be assessed for any potential risk. To identify, mitigate and avoid problems, it makes good sense to hire a geotechnical professional for advice on site selection and development.

It is critical to any building development, whether an addition to an existing house, a new house build or a multi-storey building, to consider the ground conditions of the site and any risks they may present.

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Managing geotechnical risk - Build 179 (2020)

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