On the Construction Technology about Ancient Pagoda Foundations of China
Foundations are vital of constructing pagoda. First dig the foundations, and then tram trinity mixture fills one layer after layer. In order to reinforce foundations, wooden pillars and brocken stones are used, especially in softer soil zone. In addition, there is a minority of rock foundations, mainly in the south of the Yangtze River of China. Many ancient pagodas stand up to now closely related to solid foundations.
Yongbo Shao, Shuguang Hao, Yuping Luo, Jibo Xing and Zhiyong Liu
H. Q. Li et al., "On the Construction Technology about Ancient Pagoda Foundations of China", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vols. 174-177, pp. 1949-1952, 2012