Following Garrett's book, we have the usual description of affine buildings of SL(n) in terms of homothety classes of lattices. So let $F$ be a local field, $\mathcal{O}$ be its ring of integers and $\mathfrak{m} = <\pi>$ be its unique maximal ideal. Let $V = F^{4}$ and $G = SL(V)$. Let $e_{1}, \ldots, e_{4}$ be the standard basis vectors. Then one of the chambers is given by the following lattices: $$ L_{0} = \mathcal{O}e_{1} + \mathcal{O}e_{2} + \mathcal{O}e_{3} + \mathcal{O}e_{4},$$ $$ L_{1} = \mathcal{O}\pi^{-1}e_{1} + \mathcal{O}e_{2} + \mathcal{O}e_{3} + \mathcal{O}e_{4},$$ $$ L_{2} = \mathcal{O}\pi^{-1}e_{1} + \mathcal{O}\pi^{-1}e_{2} + \mathcal{O}e_{3} + \mathcal{O}e_{4},$$ $$ L_{3} = \mathcal{O}\pi^{-1}e_{1} + \mathcal{O}\pi^{-1}e_{2} + \mathcal{O}\pi^{-1}e_{3} + \mathcal{O}e_{4}. $$

The type of lattice $L_{i}$ is $i$ according to typing given in Garrett on page 329. Hence they are all of different type (which they have to be since they form a chamber).

Now $G$ acts in a type preserving manner (claimed in Garrett on Page $329-330$) on the building. However, I do not see it. Also, I seem to run into a problem with the following example.

Let $g \in G$ be given by $$ g = \pmatrix{1 & 0 & \pi^{-1} & 0 \\ 0 & 1 & 0 & 0 \\ 0 & 0 & 1 & 0 \\ 0 & 0 & 0 & 1 \\} $$

Then $gL_{0} = L_{1}$ which have different types. Where am I making the mistake?

**EDIT:** To see the last statement, observe that $gL_{0}$ is the lattice

$$ gL_{0} = \mathcal{O}(1+\pi^{-1})e_{1} + \mathcal{O}e_{2} + \mathcal{O}e_{3} + \mathcal{O}e_{4}.$$

Clearly, $gL_{0} \subseteq L_{1}$. To see the other inequality, we observe that $(1 + \pi)$ is a unit in the ring (otherwise $1$ belongs to the maximal ideal)and $(1+\pi)^{-1}(1+\pi^{-1}) = \pi^{-1}$.