Horizontal And Vertical Là Gì

Construction is an exciting, multi-faceted, & vast trade that spans over many subsets of industries. Within those subsets of industries lies two types of construction—Horizontal, also referred to lớn as heavy civil, and Vertical.

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Horizontal Construction

Simply put, Horizontal Construction involves structures that are longer & wider than they are tall.

Examples of Horizontal Construction Projects

Some examples of heavy civil construction projects include, but are not limited to:

Infrastructure & Transit—Roads, railways, & bridgesPower & Communications—Transmission facilities, electric lines, fiber opticsSubterranean—Pipelines, sewer, waterlines

Vertical Construction

Vertical construction primarily consists of projects that are built vertically and rely heavily on a design by an architect.

Examples of Vertical Construction Projects

Buildings—Skyscrapers, offices, apartment buildingsSurface—Parking areas, subsurface or structured facilitiesStructure—building foundation and site work


The main difference between horizontal và vertical construction is predominantly in a spatial context. Is the project spanning wide or is it growing tall? Those are the obvious differences. Another differentiator in these types of construction projects is funding. Vertical construction leans primarily on the private sector whereas horizontal relies on government, state, and municipal funding. However, there is cross-over in-between.

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Vertical construction projects are driven by architecture design where heavy civil projects are often led by structural or civil engineers và thiết kế motivations vary. Horizontal construction projects typically focus more on strong bonds with a particular industry. For example, Valiant Group has svào ties within the tight-knit electrical utilities industry and understands the camaraderie và culture of that type of work.


As with any construction project, there are concerns related khổng lồ cost, scope, schedule, & safety. Horizontal & vertical construction projects are focused on meeting the needs of the client as well as keeping within predetermined constraints. Both construction types achieve their goals through design-build methods such as an efficient process workflow, diligent planning, and advanced safety measures.

Industry Outlook

Construction firms are embracing công nghệ as a way to improve, enhance, and streamline the building process. With the goal of reducing cost and waste while remaining on time và within scope, it’s no wonder why giải pháp công nghệ has become increasingly important to lớn construction management. Horizontal construction will continue to lớn grow as the need to repair aging infrastructures becomes more apparent.

Valiant Group has a solid team of engineers, project managers, & certified individuals with experience, knowledge, & vision when it comes to construction project management. Liên hệ us lớn get a conversation started.