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The British Airways London Eye. Part 4: Foundations

While the London Eye steel structure dominates the skyline, its foundations are buried below ground, giving visitors no impression of the engineering challenges faced during construction. This paper gives a description of the foundation design and addresses some of the key site issues encountered. G. Nicholson