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Lynn Carmichael
Lynn Carmichael • 1 year ago

13. Straw Bale Building and the Foundation By Andrew Morrison Slab and Basement Foundations There are many different options for foundations. Concrete stem walls and footings, piers, monolithic concrete slabs, rubble trench with concrete bond beam, and sand bag and rip-rap stacks are all possibilities. In general, foundation systems contain one or more of the following: footings, piers, stem walls, and/or slabs.

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