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Thank you, but the top floor, or basement cap would be placed at a later
stage, and so would the raft, so wouldnt the adjacent building be affected
by then?


On 9 April 2013 12:05, David Topete <d.topete73(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> Why wouldn't the floor act as a restraining force at the top of the wall?
> On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 12:00 PM, Wajahat Nassar
> <wajahat.nassar(--nospam--at)>wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I am working on a 900 sq ft, area where there are no basements on two
>> sides and the owner wishes to have a basement for his property. I am not
>> sure how this would work. The drawings say that a 9 inch retaining wall
>> would be prepared to the actual footing depth. I am afraid that this 
>> wall may fail under cantilever load and may rotate forward.
>> Please help.
>> Thank you
>> Yours sincerely,
>> Wajahat

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