The most common structural system used in Brazil, in which the structure is formed by pillars and beams and the masonry has only a sealing function.
- Allows construction of buildings with more floors and larger spans compared to structural masonry and wood
- Need less skilled labor compared to structural masonry
- Greater flexibility in renovations due to the fact that the masonry is only for sealing
- Lower maintenance costs
- Greater consumption of steel and use of forms for the execution of the structure, which generates higher expenses
- Longer execution times due to the concrete curing time
- Greater debris generation compared to structural masonry