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System-Built Flats on a Deep Buried Quarry

The paper describes the main features of the design and construction of three 74-storey blocks of flats for the Royal Burgh of Ayr in the Bison Wall Frame System, an industrialised load-bearing wall system using large floor and wall panels of precast concrete. D.H. Orme and S. Thorburn

Author(s): Orme, D H;Thorburn, S

Keywords: bison wall frame;multistorey buildings;flats;housing;ayr, scotland;industrialised building;foundations;progressive collapse;design;piles