Master thesis describes earthquake-resistant design of two story building with open loft space.
Two stories are made of reinforced concrete, while loft is made of timber elements. Concrete
part of the building consists of walls and slabs. Walls are distributed along the outer perimeter
of the building, around the staircase and elevator. Building is cantilevered in upper stories. Two
types of structural systems were investigated for the timber part of the building. First system
consists of rigid frames which are hinged to concrete parapet. Second system consists of
columns which are fully supported with concrete parapet. Roof beams are hinged to the
columns. Horizontal stability of the structure is provided with timber slab, which acts as
diaphragm of the roof structure. After seismic analysis we decide for second structural system,
which is improved with steel bracings. Master thesis consists of three parts. The structure,
materials and loads are described in the first part. Follows results of seismic analysis and
design, while in the third part, the analysis and design of structure under permanent and
variable loads are presented. Considering analysis results we come to the conclusion that the
structural system meets requirements of ultimate limit states and serviceability limit states.