Reinforced concrete building in Calabria
In this area located in the south of the « toe » of the Italian mainland and subjected to a dozen of earthquakes in the course of the 20th century, more and more numerous inhabitants have chosen to engage exceptional means in the construction projects of residential premises. To comply with safety standards and current regulations, an important work on the design of structures is necessary.
The study of the out of plane behavior of the building was carried out in order to limit torsional effects. As a result, the design of reinforced concrete shear walls has been defined