Economic feasibility is one of the most important factors for selection of foundation system. We have discussed about the economic suitability of differen type of foundation on another article :Types of Foundation – Pick the Best One. for a Project. There are many other important factors that one should consider before choosing a foundation system for a particular structure. Those factors are briefly noted below:

  • Importance of the Building
  • Life of the Structure
  • Loads from superstructure
  • Type of construction materials to be used.
  • Water table level.
  • Type of adjoining structure. 
  • Soil condition.
  • Location of building