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    Archive1 March, 2007

    From a structural perspective the two towers are quite different from each other, but both have combinations of pile and pad foundations to suit the sloping rock-head levels. Both towers have a deep basement constructed from a contiguous piled wall which was chosen to take the traffic surcharge loads from above and to avoid the need to prop the basement wall during construction. The 27-storey residential tower has three levels of transfer structure: the first consists of transfer walls ...