Retaining wall is an outer wall that has a function as a retaining ground so that its condition continues to be stable and cannot landslide or protected from erosion. This retaining wall is often applied on sloping ground conditions or have different elevation levels.
But if properly applied the retaining wall can be an increase in the attractiveness of the building. There are even people who are interested in making it this element is used to make garden decoration but must not forget its main function. When viewed from the classification, there are three types of retaining walls.
First is the type of gravity, namely retaining wall which makes the weight or weight of the material and the maker material as the main element to withstand the weight of the soil. Ingredients are often used namely Gabion stone.
The second is retaining gravity. In addition to making the weight of the material a mainstay of the load, the weight of the land being retained is also served to keep the structure stable and unchanged and decreased. Whereas the third retaining is non-gravity, prioritizing the concept of construction and the strength of the material to make the soil stable.