Tag: Wall

Walls are built to partition living area into different parts. They impart privacy and protection against temperature, rain and theft. Walls may be classified as: [1] LOAD BEARING WALLS If beams and columns are not used, load from roof and floors are transferred to foundation by walls. Such walls are called......

Retaining wall is a structure designed and constructed to resist the lateral pressure of soil, when there is a desired change in ground elevation that exceeds the angle of repose of the soil. The build of retaining walls consists of materials like masonry, stone, brick, concrete, vinyl, steel or timber. Certain areas......