CA4709 - Design of Tall Buildings

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester


Students must have attempted (including class attendance, coursework submission, and examination) the precursor course(s) so identified.

Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

The course aims at the development of ability for design of high-rise buildings. It offers the student with an opportunity to gain real life design experience, and to develop the ability to identify and solve civil engineering problems in a feasible and creative way, and to apply design procedures, codes of practice and computer software to design conventional steel and concrete high-rise buildings.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
To pass a course, a student must obtain minimum marks of 30% in both coursework and examination components, and an overall mark of at least 40%.
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering