What are trench fill foundations and how do they work?

trench fill foundations
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Foundations are one of the most important aspects in construction projects because they form the main support for the superstructure of the building above. If designed correctly, they transfer the weight of said building efficiently and evenly into the ground below. 

With the assistance of a qualified and experienced structural engineer it is possible to procure foundation systems that are well suited to the demands of the building placed upon it, and the characteristics of the ground that it is set within.

Ninian MacQueen


Ninian MacQueen is an ARB registered, and RIBA chartered, architect. He studied at the Mackintosh School of Architecture in Glasgow, before completing his ‘Part 3’ at the Bartlett School of Architecture in London. He worked for four Stirling Prize winners – including Richard Rogers, Norman Foster and AHMM architects – as well as smaller firms, before starting his own private practice: Borderland Studio. His designs have contributed to super tall towers, city master plans, infrastructure projects, and many others in countries such as India, Russia, China, Nigeria, Canada and the UK.