Failing unbraced and corroding structure stabilised and reinstated
Both residences at separate occasions receive architectural awards
Dom Pedro Jetty
Ivo Huisman utilised original cast iron piled foundations in reconstruction project with a major saving to client. Foundation load test executed and existing pile deflection observed for re-use in design of the new reinforced concrete jetty superstructure. The project was completed in 2009 and the structure/foundations have performed well since.
Due to heaving clay subsoil rc piled foundations are utilised.
Failing foundations in heaving clay are reinstated by under pin.
Foundations are rc piled through porous calcrete and heaving clay subsoil.
Ivo Huisman utilised original cast iron piled foundations in reconstruction project with a major saving to client. The original cast iron and timber were replaced with a reinforced concrete slab and composite steel frame.