Retaining Walls

Walls that are constructed to resist lateral loads, such as walls that hold back banks of earth.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2468
Names
retaining walls
retaining wall
walls, retaining
keermuren Dutch
keermuur Dutch
Abfangmauer German
muros de contención Spanish
muro de contención Spanish
muro de sostenimiento Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005073. The J. Paul Getty Trust.