What are the reasons of Building Collapse?
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Generally, Building collapsed due to following reasons:
Building collapse refers to the failure of the structure or the component. The failure of a building depends on the materials, designs, methods of construction, environmental conditions, and building use.
Some of the main reasons of building collapse are as follows ;
I will provide you a list which causes the building to collapse.
The main reason for collapsing the building is its foundation. Earthquakes and any other natural disaster also are some of the reasons of collapsing of the building. Any other thing like bombing and demolition also reason created by humans to collapse the building.
For me, I would say that the main reason is lack of improper foundation work like testing of soil, and as we know that the type of foundation depends on the type of soil.
And also if the live load and dead load (weight transfer) to the foundation
Abbas Khan Civil Engineer
The main reason buildings collapsed are following;
1- Bad Design
5-Natural Disasters Like Earthquakes, Cyclones, Tornadoes,Fire, Hurricanes.
6- Differential Settlement
There is many reasons of collapse of building.
All of the defects are prevented by proper construction techniques and quality control, adequate structure design, and regular maintenance of buildings.