In cases where the column loads are large, the columns are close to each other or the regional ground is weak, a single footing is manufactured under the two columns. This single bolt takes the loads from the two columns and transmits them to the ground uniformly. These types of foundations are called "compound foundations". On the side of the column with high axial strength, the footing is made wider, so that the soil stress is uniform under the footing.
New York-based architecture studio MN DPC transformed an old shipbuilding factory in Brooklyn into a headquarters for a firm that manufactures military supplies and equipment. The 10,000-square-meter facility unites the company's once-dispersed management, design, testing, manufacturing, manufacturing and meeting facilities under one roof.
Luxury fashion label Dries Van Noten has opened its first US store in Los Angeles, which boasts interiors filled with artworks from creatives across the globe.Dries Van Noten's LA store takes over two buildings that sit on a huge parking lot along La Cienega Boulevard. The first building is a two-floor property that has been dubbed Big House, the second, called Little House, is a 1950s-era bungalow completely shrouded by ivy.