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Category: Masonry Shear Wall Buildings

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What is the Masonry Shear Wall Buildings?

The strength of this type of structure comes from these vertical columns, which can withstand lateral pressure against them, but not horizontal forces. Masonry buildings have been around for centuries providing a robust form of building without requiring expensive long-span trusses. Masonry shear wall buildings are designed to withstand seismic activity by using reinforced concrete…