Retaining and strengthening of a slope behind 8 (4x2) flats and a detached house in the town of Povoação, Island of São Miguel. Intervention solutions adopted: soil-nail, reinforced concrete retaining wall; Geobrugg-type active retaining grid; shotcrete reinforced with welded mesh. Services Provided: Preliminary Study, Final Design and Technical Assistance. Owner: Azores Autonomous Region – Regional Secretariat of Work and Social Solidarity. Cost Estimate: 360 000 €.