The objective of the present work is to study and analyze the effect of wind and earthquake loads on a chosen symmetrical plan of a multi-storied building to assess the behavior of the structure in all the seismic zones based on IS 1893 and subjected to different wind velocities based on IS 875 codes. For the present study, six cases (6 floors, 9 floors and 12 floors each for earthquake and wind) are considered under which 30 structures are modelled in ETABSv16.0 software and static analysis is carried out. Structural parameters like story drifts, story displacements and story shears are studied. Finally, it is found that story drifts are found to be maximum at 2nd floor (i.e., at 6 m) and 40% increase is observed in parameters when wind speed is increased from 33 to 39 m/s and by 21% when wind speed is increased from 50 to 55 m/s. With increase in wind speed on moving to higher seismic zones, with increase in number of stories from 6 to 9 story drifts increased by 109%, story displacements increased by 185% and increased by 15% and 62% on moving to higher seismic zones. Also, wind forces on the structure subjected to variation in increasing wind speeds and increasing heights in zone II and zone III but in no case are they greater than the earthquake forces in zone IV and V.
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