World Trade Centre, Chittagong

Assignment Name:

Consultancy Services for Retrofitting Works for Basement. World Trade Centre, Agra bad, Chittagong.

Name of Client:

World Trade Centre, Chittagong


Agrabad, Chittagong

Year of Completion:


Project of Description:

Top down basement construction. Seismic zoning and earthquake loading was done in accordance with “Seismic zoning Map of Bangladesh and Outline of a Code of Practice Earthquake Resistant Design of structures, published by the Geological Survey of Bangladesh or with the Bangladesh National Building Code.

Services Provided:

Construction joint bonding problem and some cracks on basement wall.  Water leakage, seepage problem. Detailed structural engineering design and drawing, developing the retrofitting design of the building, evaluating the seismic risk assessment of the building. Cost estimation and preparation of specification and top supervision. Supply and applying of concrete bonding agent, non-shrinkage grout and Vandex cementitious capillary waterproofing material. Vandex Super is applied in two slurry coats (0.75kg/m2/Coat) by masonry brush on basement slab and vertical walls.