Taxonomy Parameters

1. Main structural system

- Buildings constructed of brick in cement mortar walls
- Mortar mix is usually 1:6 or leaner
- Walls are generally one brick to one and half brick thick at about 150 to 400 mm in average

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