BUILDING (Foundation)

Basic Technology JSS3 Third Term


BUILDING (Foundation)

Performance objectives

Students should be able to:

  • Definition and function of a foundation
  • Types of foundation



The foundation in its widest sense can be said to be expanded base of a wall or a column in addition to the ground or subsoil, which the building stands are the natural foundation, and the expanded base which is constructed with concrete or masonry materials like rocks, stone, or bricks is called the artificial foundation. However, when the word ‘foundation’ is used ordinarily, it means artificial foundation. In a swampy and waterlogged area, the foundation also embraces the long concrete poles driven, or concrete cast into bored.... View More

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