waffle floor

waffle slab

A concrete slab which is reinforced by ribs in two directions, forming a waffle-like pattern.
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It is small and light enough to be mounted on the process tool or within the fab's waffle floor, helping to save valuable fab floor space.
Geotechnical works were designed with Hamza Associates of Cairo, with whom Snohetta set up a joint venture partnership, Snohetta Hamza, to run the whole operation, The columns carry the concrete frame bearing the waffle floors, and rise to the channelled precast roof beams, which also act as service ducts.