NBC 203 Guidelines for earthquake resistant building construction low strength masonry
Published     08 February, 2016


This document provides basic guidelines for the earthquake resistance of low- strength masonry (LSM) construction. The recommendations are: Mandatory for all types of LSM public buildings to be built throughout Nepal; Mandatory for all LSM residential buildings to be built in Municipal and urban areas, where building permit process exists; Advisory for LSM residential buildings in the rural areas.