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Luxurious Residential Complex - 3km from the Giza Pyramids.
Project comprises 500sq m of luxury villas connected by an extensive road network.

 

retaining wall in Giza, Egypt

18 m high wall with a 4 m high slope above

 

PRODUCTS:

Keystone Compact I-Block wall

TENAX TT geogrids


Location - Date:

Giza, Egypt - 2007

Owner:

Standout

Consultant:

Standout & Prof. Mr. Mashour

Contractor:

Standout

 

 

Problem
Pyramids Hills is a development for several luxurious villas of 500 sq m each built at an exquisite location overlooking the Giza Pyramids.

The difference in levels in the project area necessitated the use of reinforced earth technology as the preferred solution in place of costly traditional alternatives.

 

 

Solution
The use of the Keystone Compact I-Block walls coupled with mono-oriented geogrids TENAX TT has provided the project owners with an excellent costeffective solution saving almost 50% when compared to the traditional reinforced concrete walls.

The Keystone block walls also provided a pleasing architectural feature and modern appearance to the otherwise large bear walls that ranged from 4 to 22 m high.

 

They are and are now considered the highest reinforced earth walls in the world.

All walls were designed by TENAX in conjunction with Prof. Dr. Mohsen Mashour (geotechnical consultants) with the capacity to carry additional loads arising from the road above.

 

 

Conclusion
The use of block wall reinforced earth retaining walls coupled with mono-oriented geogrids TENAX TT have provided an economical solution with a great architectural look.

 

Construction methods were greatly simplified when compared with traditional reinforced concrete structures which resulted in the construction of a 7800 sq m wall to be constructed in less than one year. A remarkable achievement considering the majority of the walls were over 10 m high.

 

Geogrid installation for a 22 m high Keystone wall

TENAX TT 160 Geogrid installation for a 22 m high Keystone wall

 

retaining wall for a residential complex in Giza, Egypt

18 m high Keystone wall with a roadway above

 

reinforced earth retaining wall for a residential complez in Giza, Egypt

18 m high Keystone wall

 

reinforced earth retaining wall

22 m high Keystone wall

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applications:

Construction of retaining walls

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