Types of Retaining Wall

An earth retaining structure can be considered to have the following types:

Gravity Walls

  • Reinforced Gravity Walls
  • Concrete Cantilever retaining wall
  • Counter-fort / Buttressed retaining wall
  • Precast concrete Ret wall
  • Pre-stressed retaining wall


  • Brick Masonry retaining wall


Reinforced Soil Walls

  • Reinforced Soil
  • Soil Nailing

Hybrid System

  • Anchored Earth ret wall
  • Tailed Gabion
  • Tailed Concrete Block
  • Miscellaneous

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