The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 43 (1965) > Issues > Issue 2 > A Twenty-Storey Office Block in Nigeria Founded on Loose Sand
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A Twenty-Storey Office Block in Nigeria Founded on Loose Sand

The paper describes the design and construction of a tall office building at Lagos in Nigeria, with particular reference to foundation difficulties and how these were overcome by mechanical compaction of the loose natural sands to give a dense substratum. A.S. Grimes and W.G. Cantlay