... Construction Earthquakes, heavy rainstorms, landslides and slope failures are among the causes of building component movement. They cause building components to loose stability and strength hence causing collapsing
The exterior walls of a building have several purposes. As much as they outline the figure of a house, they as well back the floors, reinforce the wall as well as the roof. Likewise, exterior walls have the function in separating the house’s interior from the outside, the exterior walls effectively block the weather as they are often suited with systems that insulate, shed water, and prevent moisture and air permeation.
Compression joints should be made to resist the forces and instants ...