Answer the following in your own words.
What are the specifications of an earthquake proof building ?
Earthquake proof building has the follwoing specifications:
1. It is constructed as per IS 456, the code of conduct given for building constructions by 'Indian Standard Institute'.
2. Earthquake resistant constructions are performed as per IS 1893 which gives the criteria for earthquake resistant design structure.
3. The constructions also follow the code IS 13920 which gives ductile detailing of reinforced concrete structures subjected to seismic forces.