low cost shelter

Low Cost Shelter

 

Low Cost Shelter - Emergency Housing

viviendas economicas

emergency housing

 

day one

step 1

   

start - 11:00

 

low cost shelter

low cost shelter

  • moladi formwork is delivered to the site.
    Area = 74m
    Mass = 550kg
    Volume = 4m

     

  • start the erection of moladi

  • panels are assembled by general labourers to form the mould/kit of the desired low cost shelter plan.

 

step 2

 

low cost shelter

low-cost-shelter - Wall building system formwork construction

  • internal formwork panels are erected.

  • window frames and block-outs (WinBloc) are positioned.

  • mesh and reinforcing details are placed according to engineer specifications.

  • external panels are then erected.

 

step 3

 

low cost shelter

low cost shelter - wall system

  • door frames and block-outs (DoorBloc) are positioned.

  • erection of moladi formwork completed. (4 hours)

  • with only four labourers the low cost shelter can be built

  • Ready to cast the low cost shelter

 

finish - 15:00

 

step 4

start - 15:00

 

low cost shelter

low cost shelter

  • four labourers are needed to manually fill the wall cavity with 3.4m of an aerated mortar mix.

  • The low cost shelter pour is completed (2 hours)

 

finish - 17:00

 
   

day two

step 1

   

start - 07:00

 

low cost shelter

low-cost-shelter - Formwork

  • moladi formwork is removed.

  • panel being moved weighs less than 30kg

  • (3.84m X 8kg/m) and can immediately be re-erected on the next foundation.

  • removing the moladi formwork complete.    (2 hours)

  • low cost shelter ready to be finished

finish - 09:00

 
   

finishing

 
 

step 2

low cost shelter

low-cost-shelter

  • structure can be painted with a cementitious water based textured paint as soon as moladi is removed.

  • oil or water based paint can also be used at a later stage.

 

step 3

low cost shelter

low-cost-shelter

  • when moladi form is removed, walls are 1.5 to 2.0 mPa strong with an ultimate strength of 10 to 20mPa, achieved in 28 days, depending on the mix design of the mortar - c:w ratio
  • engineer certified roof is constructed.
 

step 4

low cost shelter

low-cost-shelter

  • final finishing, such as plumbing and electrical fittings, are completed.

  • low cost shelter is now ready for occupation.

 
 

emergency housing

emergency housing

 
   

production cycle completed in an 8 hour day

erect moladi formwork

 - 4 hours
fill moladi formwork  - 2 hours
remove moladi  formwork  - 2 hours (the following day)

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