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EGBC: Guidelines for Retaining Wall Design
Engineers and Geoscientists BC new Professional Practice Guidelines on the design of retaining walls are now available. These outline project roles and responsibilities, and provide advice about how to incorporate best practices and appropriate quality management procedures. The guidelines focus on the geotechnical aspects of retaining walls, but also include some regulatory and structural issues. (PDF)

JLC: How Retaining Walls Work
Journal of Light Construction describes three failure modes must be analyzed when you're engineering a retaining wall.

JLC: Troubleshooting Retaining Walls
Journal of Light Construction describes how inadequate footings, poor drainage, and the wrong backfill wreak havoc on masonry and timber retaining walls. Free site registration required.
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