Pros 1. � Flexibility in vertical service distribution, large openings can be

accommodated in the slab elements.
  1. � Inherent corrosion protection and fire resistance.
  2. � Simpler reinforcement arrangement.
  3. � Traditional method of construction.
  4. � Simple method of construction not needing specialist capabilities.
  5. � Robust construction.

Cons

  1. � Large openings cannot be accommodated easily on the beam lines.
  2. � Deep beams reduce head room.
  3. � More complex formwork compared to flat slab systems.