Civil Engineering/raft/pile

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Dear Sir,
Good Day
I have a B+G+5 building to design.My soil bearing capacity is 200kn/m2 for the raft according to report(below 4m from gl).there is no dewatering required for basement.
My question is whether I go for pile foundation or raft foundation ?
Thanks for the advice,
Regards,

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Dear Raviarjun

The bearing capacity of 2 kg/cm2   doesnt need to be piled unless other considerations like seasonal watering or type the soil ( clayey something) force you to do so . If you can rely on 2 kg /cm2 fpr all situation no need to pile.

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BEH  

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