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Part of a 5-fold Pattern Language.
Subsequently published in Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential (1986)
Physical The slab is the easiest, cheapest, and most natural way to lay a ground floor. It is constructed by first building a low perimeter wall around the building, tying it with the column foundations, and then filling it with rubble, gravel and concrete.
Broader Grounded structures; Integrative infrastructure; Domains for non-current elements and those in reserve; Efficient enclosure of spaces with minimal structural distinctions; Primary inter-level connections at transitions in boundary orientation.
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