Taxonomy Parameters

1. Main structural system

- Buildings constructed of dressed or semi-dressed quarry stone in cement mortar walls
- Mortar mix is usually 1:6 or leaner
- 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

- Good construction quality and workmanship
- Several seismic enhancement measures