Taxonomy Parameters

1. Main structural system

- Buildings constructed of rubble stone in mud mortar
- Walls are generally thick at about 410 to 500 mm in average
- Walls usually have two wythes

2. Height range
LR (1)

Single story

3. Seismic design level

- Poor construction quality and workmanship
- No seismic enhancement measures
- Building designed to withstand gravity loads