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Foundations (structural elements)

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Use for those parts of structures, usually located below ground level, that transmit building loads to the soil or rock underneath; when specifically distinguishing the support systems and areas of structures below ground, including the foundation, from the above-ground portions, use "substructures."

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foundation (structural element)


12yrs ago

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