Report # 44 : Reinforced concrete frame building with timber roof

by Azlan B. Adnan, Tuan N. Tuan Chik, Bahiah Baharudin

This housing type is commonly used for family housing and it is found in urban areas of Malaysia. Columns and beams are of reinforced concrete to provide structural strength. The roof consists of timber trusses. These houses are designed according to the British Code BS 8110 without seismic design considerations.