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Reinforced Concrete

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

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