Course Description

Course Name

Building Construction

Session: VSOS3221

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This course would be given in English, but some invited lecture, student presentation, and site visiting(if possible) would be conducted in Korean language. Nowadays the construction technologies for tall buildings, such as Burj Dubai, Taipei 101 tower, and KLCC Tower, became one of the main concern in construction industry. This course offers the theory and practice for tall building construction method and procedure as well as an introduction to current issues in tall buildings. It covers, but is not limited to: site investigation, foundation, material handling, wall & floor construction, external & roof system, and curtail walls.

Course Objectives
1) Learn how to carry out construction project in the aspect of method amd procedure
2) Prepare ?construction plan(Method state)? based on case study and course works.
3) Cultivate engineering ethics by learning how to operate the site appropriate and participation.

Chew Yit Lin, Michael, "Consrtuction Technology for tall buildings", Singapore University Press, 2007

3/5 No lesson 3/7 Orientation Why tall Building ?: It''s MEGA Trend

Assembly of building Safety and health Site investigation


Basement Construction (1)

Special Lesson

Basement Construction (2)

Materials hamdling & mechanisation

Mid-term Exam.

Wall & floor construction 5/2 Special Lecture

5/7 Site visiting(3Hr. Site Visiting)

External cladding construction Roof construction

Curtain Wall

The fure of tall buildng technology Final Persentation

Site Visiting(2)

Student presentation(or Special Lessons from invited lecture)

Final Exam.

*Course content subject to change