Design and construction of a six-storey, ramp-up, multiple-user warehouse in Singapore

Author: K. Barthiban and D. Hooper (both Mott MacDonald Group)

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1 August 2018

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Design and construction of a six-storey, ramp-up, multiple-user warehouse in Singapore


The Structural Engineer
Design and construction of a six-storey, ramp-up, multiple-user warehouse in Singapore
Date published

1 August 2018

Author

K. Barthiban and D. Hooper (both Mott MacDonald Group)

Price

Standard: £9 + VAT
Members/Subscribers: Free

First published

1 August 2018

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Author

K. Barthiban and D. Hooper (both Mott MacDonald Group)

A land shortage in Singapore means that multilevel warehouse facilities are the norm. This paper describes how the building was designed and constructed, addressing the challenges of a complex site with existing underground live utilities and surrounding buildings. These challenges also relate to the programme sequence and construction methodology, with the key objective of zero disruption to the live water mains running across the site. The client's operational requirements, particularly the levelness and flatness of the floors, brought further challenges.

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Pages:
8
Publisher:
The Institution of Structural Engineers

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Project Focus Issue 8

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