grillage in English

a heavy framework of cross-timbering or metal beams forming a foundation for building, especially on soft, wet, or unstable ground.
Without the luxury of any preexisting steel columns to work with, crews placed the building on a grillage of cast-in-place concrete beams set on base isolators.

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1. In road and airport construction the grillage structure will then be covered by a layer of stabilised or non-stabilised crushed aggregate or chips (5) and a further surface layer of asphalt or concrete pavement.