10th Class Disaster Management Safe Construction Practices

  • question_answer 7) What are the desirable plan-forms and orientations for cyclone resistant buildings?


    The desirable plan forms and orientations for cyclone resistant buildings are   (i) For individual buildings, a circular or polygonal plan shape is preferred over rectangular or square plans.   (ii) A symmetrical building with a compact plan form is more stable than an asymmetrical building with a zig-zag plan having empty pockets, as the latter is more prone to wind/cyclone related damage.  

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