• Devoid of the columns, here partition walls are applied as structural elements to make structure more cost-effective since the quantities of materials are less.
  • Greater headroom is then created from this wall type as space for beams is not essential.
  • Good lateral action in both directions can be maintained with core walls.
  • Flat soffit of slabs minimize concrete spalling and as a result less maintenance is required.
  • As beams are not used, there is no need to reduce the beam strengths.
  • Maintenance cost is fewer.
  • Wall slabs are ideal for irregular grids and structural shapes
  • Provides limits to deflection
  • They contain good strength
  • Adapts slab openings for service routing


  • Standardized formworks are required with the easier method of reinforcement placement, and shuttering
  • Repetition of component construction