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Ordinary moment frame in SDC "D"

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I have a piperack with 2 levels of pipes & a platform at 34 ft from base & tie beams are at 2 levels.     
Per ASCE, table 12.2.1 does not permit ordinary moment frame for any height in "D" category for
"one story building".  Per, upto 60 ft height is allowed with roof load less than 20 psf.
The question is,
Can OMF be considered for this case in designing bracings/moment connection ?  and
is piperack (open structure) considered as "one story building'?
Ravi Vasu

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