This publication provides a concise compilation of selected rules in the Eurocode 8, together with relevant Cyprus National Annex, that relate to the design of common forms of concrete building structure in the South Europe. Rules from EN 1998-1-1 for global analysis, regularity criteria, type of analysis and verification checks are presented. Detail design rules for concrete beam, column and shear wall, from EN 1998-1-1 and EN1992-1-1 are presented. This guide covers the design of orthodox members in concrete frames. It does not cover design rules for steel frames. Certain practical limitations are given to the scope.