Construction of Earthquake Safer Buildings

  • The minimum depth of foundation should be up to 1500 mm. 
  • Foundation should not be laid on filling soil and should goes up to original firm soil. 
  • The thickness at side of sloped footing should be minimum of 200 mm. 
  • If columns are located at property line of neighboring plot either combined footing or strap beams should be
    constructed to avoid the eccentricity of foundation.

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