Taxonomy Parameters

1. Main structural system

- Buildings constructed of dressed or semi-dressed quarry 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

- Fair construction quality and workmanship
- Few seismic enhancement measures
- Building designed for low lateral loads