GCC Building Company and Finfrock
The project consisted of two eleven-story office buildings with an associated parking garage.
The geotechnical investigation revealed very loose sandy soils beneath the proposed structures. If the soils were left unimproved, deep foundations would have been required.
Earth Tech Solution
In lieu of deep foundations, a more economical combination of ground improvement using Vibro Compaction and a mat foundation was used to support the proposed towers. Vibro Compaction was also utilized for the parking garage. A bearing pressure of 8,000 PSF was utilized for deign.