The Foundation are Placed Below Ground Level to Increase

By Aina Parasher|Updated : July 7th, 2022

The foundation are placed below ground level to increase-

  1. Strength
  2. Workability
  3. Stability of Structure
  4. All of the above

Answer: Option C. Stability of structure

The foundation are placed below ground level to increase the stability of the structure.

Solution

The foundation are placed below ground level to increase the stability of the structure. Foundation’s main purpose is to distribute the load of the structure to the soil strata. Also, when the foundation is below the ground level, it prevents it from external loads like wind loads.

Foundations are divided into two types:

  • Shallow Foundation
  • Deep Foundation

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