What is the difference between a load bearing masonry structure and RCC framed building?
Load-bearing masonry structure transfers the structural load of the building through the masonry walls and masonry footing and do not have concrete columns and footing. A RCC framed building would have columns (pillars) arising out of foundations, which bear the load of the building through column-beam frame and transfer the load to foundation. Load bearing walls are not economical in most cases if the building has more than three stories. RCC framed system is slender and having flexibility of shifting its internal light weight partition walls.
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