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International Workshop cum Exhibition on

Emerging Housing Technologies
November 24-25, 2008
New Delhi, India

Product / System Profiles
of Innovative Technologies
Technologies

Building Materials & Technology
Promotion Council
Ministry of Housing & Urban
Poverty Alleviation
Government of India

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 1
PREFACE

The International Workshop cum Exhibition on Emerging Housing Technolo-
gies being organized by Building Materials & Technology Promotion Council
(BMTPC) on 24-25 November, 2008 in New Delhi, focuses attention on vari-
ous emerging technologies both indigenous and foreign being used/ pro-
moted in different parts of the country. In order to give a common platform
to promoters/ manufacturers/ developers of innovative technologies and user
agencies, BMTPC has invited concerned agencies to give presentations as
well as display their technologies through model structures erected physi-
cally at site. A proforma was also circulated to the agencies to collect rel-
evant information on the potential technologies. They were also provided a
typical design of EWS House about 25.40 sft. carpet area with two habit-
able rooms, separate kitchen, bathroom.

Based on the information received from the agencies, this booklet has been
compiled. The primary responsibility for the accuracy of the data/figures
rests with the sponsors of each system/technology.

It is hoped that Housing Boards, Government Departments, Construction
Industry and interested individuals will find the data useful and get an idea
on the various technologies.

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 3
The BUILDING MATERIALS & TECHNOLOGY
PROMOTION COUNCIL (BMTPC) was setup in
1990 as an inter-ministerial organisation under the
Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation to bridge
the gap between laboratory research and field level
application.

VISION

BMTPC to be world class knowledge and
demonstration hub for providing solutions to all with
special focus on common man in the area of
sustainable building materials, appropriate construction
technologies & systems including disaster resistant
construction.

MISSION

To work towards a comprehensive and integrated
approach for promotion & transfer of potential, cost-
effective, environment-friendly, disaster resistant
building materials and technologies including locally
available materials from lab to land for sustainable
development of housing.
CONTENTS

1. Rapid Building System/Rapid Wall Technologies ....................................................6

2. Monolithic Concrete Construction ...........................................................................8

3. Bamboo and Bamboo Concrete Walling System ................................................. 10

4. Aerocon Prefab System ........................................................................................ 12

5. Plastbau(R) Building System .................................................................................. 14

6. Lloyd - PEB, Lloyd Building Blocks .......................................................................16

7. Brick Panel System with Partially Precast RCC Joists and Lintel ........................ 18

8. Concrete Stone Block Masonry with RCC Planks & Joists ...................................20

9. Rat Trap Bond & Waffle Shell Roofing .................................................................. 22

10. Lauri Baker Technology - Rat Trap Bond and RCC Filler Slab .............................. 24

11. Rat Trap Bond, Filler Slab/Funicular Shells .......................................................... 26

12. Ferrocement Wall Panels and Shell Roofing ........................................................ 28

13. Prefabricated Technologies ...................................................................................30

14. Bamboo based Housing System using bamboo and bamboo composites .......... 32

15. JK Construction Technology ................................................................................. 34

16. Tejas ECO SAFE Panels ...................................................................................... 36

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 5
Name of Technology/ Rapid Building System/
Housing System: Rapid Wall Technologies

Indigenous/ Foreign: RBS Co., Australia

For further information, contact:
RBS India Ltd.
2 GE, Vignesh Aptt.
VV King Street
Chinmaya Nagar
Chennai-600 111
Tel: 09840032638
Email: pggopinathan@rapidwall.com.in

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: 30 sqm.
II. Carpet Area: 26 sqm.
III. Carpet / Plinth Area ratio: 0.87

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Conventional foundation (Rubble/ skid concrete block/bricks) with
RCC Plinth beam
II. Walling: Load bearing wall panels from plaster produced from
phosphogypsum or mineral gypsum of different sizes to suit the
requirement.
III. Roofing: Load bearing roofing panels from plaster produced from
phosphogypsum or mineral gypsum of different sizes to suit the
requirement
IV. Flooring: Ceramic tiles in cement mortar
V. Doors/ Windows: Anodized aluminium door/ window frame, 35mm thick flush door
shutters
VI. Finishing: No plastering is required, wall corner joints and roof/ ceiling joints
to be finished with wall putty. Any type of paint for external and
internal wall.
3. Application:
I. Suitable for: Tropical climate (hot and cold climate, desert climate)
II. Disaster Resistivity: Resistant to earthquakes, cyclones and fire due to its light
weight, high ductility, flexural strength, tensile strength,
compressive strength and 1 hr fire rating (filled with concrete 4
hrs.)
III. Thermal Behaviour: Excellent U Value, thermal conductivity and thermal transmittance
properties as compared to conventional building materials like
concrete bricks
U Value – 2.85 W/m2K
Thermal Conductivity – 0.617
4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: • Green – eco friendly and energy efficient building material.
• Very cost effective and affordable for low income/ middle
income housing as well as for HIG housing and market
• Saves recurring energy (requires less energy for cooling and
heating indoors)
5. Advantages claimed: • Reduces building cost by 25%
• Reduces construction time by 50%
• Saving in labour
• Replacement of materials like river sand, aggregate, cement
and stone
• Maintenance is very easy
• Easily replaceable and most suitable for mass housing.
• No CO2 emission except fuel used for calcing gypsum to
make plaster
• Does not rot and deteriorate and free from corrosion.
6. Estimated Unit Cost : Rs.2,41,000/- (Rs.750/- per sft.)
7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Skilled construction workforce is required.
II. Equipment Requirements: Vehicles mounted cranes, tower cranes, cutting saw, drilling
machine.
8. Any other information: • Extensive testing of the product by SERC, Chennai and IIT
Madras
• Certified by BMTPC under PACS.

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 7
Name of Technology/ Monolithic Concrete Construction
Housing System:

Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

For further information, contact:
Sintex Industries Ltd.
Near Railway Crossing
Kalol, Gujarat
Tel: 02764-253500
Email: plastic@sintex.co.in

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: Varies between 23.25 sqm. and 51.10 sqm. per unit

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Strip and raft in concrete
II. Walling: 100 mm thick reinforced cement concrete walls (M 20)
III. Roofing: Reinforced Cement Concrete (M 20)
IV. Flooring: As per the standard requirements
V. Doors/ Windows: As per the standard requirements
VI. Finishing: No plastering is required due to its smooth exposed finish. Any
type of paint for external and internal painting.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: All kinds of geo-climatic conditions and mass housing.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Resistant to earthquakes.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Comfortable.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: • Additional fixtures/technology of energy saving and rain water
harvesting can be included if required.

5. Advantages claimed: • Fast construction
• No finishing required
• Good aesthetic value
• Strong and durable
• Maintenance free
• Safe against destruction and overtopping
• Protection against vegetation
• Can be constructed anywhere
• Requires less land space compared to brick/stone masonry
work
• Cost effective in long run due to speed of construction, strength,
finishes etc.

6. Estimated Unit Cost : Cost ranging between Rs.950/- per sft. to Rs.1250/- per sft.

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Semi-skilled manpower is required.
II. Equipment Requirements: Other than shuttering material, all equipment are as per normal
construction activities.

8. Any other information: • Life cycle of 100 years.
• Matching with ASTM standards.
• Monolithic construction.

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 9
Name of Technology/ Bamboo and Bamboo Concrete
Housing System: Walling System

Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

For further information, contact:
Cane & Bamboo Technology Centre
Zoo-Narangi Road
Narikal basti
Guwahati - 24
Tel: 0361-2410242/886/250
Email: info@caneandbamboo.org

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: 33.50 sqm.
II. Carpet Area: 31.00 sqm.
III. Carpet / Plinth Area ratio: 0.92

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Cement concrete
II. Walling: Bamboo concrete with bamboo columns.
III. Roofing: CGI roof with understructure of bamboo trusses
IV. Flooring: Plain cement concrete
V. Doors/ Windows: Secondary species of timbers
VI. Finishing: No plastering is required. Any type of paint for external and internal
wall.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: Hot and humid climate
II. Disaster Resistivity: Resistant to earthquakes due to its light weight. However,
recurring submerging under-flood will damage plaster quality.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Does not trap heat.
Good thermal comfort.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: Green – eco friendly and energy efficient building material/
technology.

5. Advantages claimed: • Cost effective and affordable for low income/ middle income
housing .
• Construction is faster as compared to conventional system
• Low overall maintenance but bamboo components needs
maintenance
• Easily replaceable.
• Use of local material and skills.

6. Estimated Unit Cost : Rs.2,34,300/- (Rs.650/- per sft.)

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Skilled construction workforce is required.
II. Equipment Requirements: No special equipment is required. Only conventional construction
tools and bamboo working tools are required.

8. Any other information: • Structure can be finished with variety of high end bamboo
products like DAP board for wall panelling, bamboo floor
board, bamboo mat corrugated roofing sheets
• Design life of 25 years with good upkeep.
• Local technical know-how is used.

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 11
Name of Technology/ Aerocon Prefab System
Housing System:
Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

For further information, contact:
M/s Chitradurga Nirmithi Kendra
DIC Building Metikurke
Hiriyur Taluk - 577144
Chitradurga District, Karnataka
Tel: 08193-276250
Fax: 08194-230478

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: 30.00 sqm.
II. Carpet Area: 25.80 sqm.
III. Carpet / Plinth Area ratio: 0.86

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Spread footing in cement mortar
II. Walling: Sandwitch panels of two fibre-reinforced cement sheets enclosing
a light weight core composed of portland cement, binders and a
mix of silicious and micacious material aggregates.
III. Roofing: AC sheets with steel understructure
IV. Flooring: As per specification, any flooring material can be adopted.
V. Doors/ Windows: Flush door shutters, pressed steel profiles for frames.
VI. Finishing: All types of finishes like painting, wall papers etc. are possible.
Water proofing is not required.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: All climatic conditions.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Good earthquake resistant performance due to its ductility at
juctions.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Four times better than brick wall.
Thermal conductivity: 0.22 W/moK

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: Environment friendly and energy efficient.
Embodied energy : 1 Kwh/sq.mt.

5. Advantages claimed: • Easy to install
• Light weight
• Save construction time
• Water resistant
• Termite resistant
• Saves space
• Use of flyash
• Easy workability
• Adequate strength and long life.
• Excellent surface finish

6. Estimated Cost : Rs. 62/- per sft. for walls

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Semi-skilled workers.
II. Equipment Requirements: Normal construction tools are required.

8. Any other information: • IS:9901 (Part-III)-1991, BS :4370 (Part-II), BS:476 (Part 20-
22)
• Fire rating: 60 minutes for 50 mm thick panels, 120 minutes
for 75 mm thick panels. No toxic gases when exposed to fire.
• Structure can be relocated with minimum wastages.
• Suitable for mass housing.

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 13
Name of Technology/ Plastbau(R) Building System
Housing System:
Indigenous/ Foreign: Patented Swiss Technology

For further information, contact:
Mata Santoshi International Marketing Pvt. Ltd.
702, 7th Floor, Sushant Tower, Sushant Lok
Phase-II, Sector-56, Gurgaon - 122003
Tel: 0124-4051114
E-mail: puneet.verma@msimindia.com

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: To suit the requirement.

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Normal streep footing foundation
II. Walling: Plastbau eWall - Custom designed panels from expanded
polystyrene and specially engineered steel reinforcement
III. Roofing: Plastbau eDack - Custom designed panels from expanded
polystyrene and specially engineered steel reinforcement
IV. Flooring: Plastbau eDack
V. Doors/ Windows: As per the requirement.
VI. Finishing: As per the requirement with internal and external plastering.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: Suitable for all climatic conditions. This system has been used
successfully in extreme cold climates and also in very hot countries.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Monolithic seismic resistant structure.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Perfect insulation with no thermal breezing or any air gaps.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: Environment friendly and energy efficient.
Will save 50% of residents energy bill in terms of heating and
cooling and give the structure a minimum of 10 LEED points and
upto 46 LEED points.

5. Advantages claimed: • Reduce building cost by 20% to 30% by dispensing with the
use of costly shuttering material and other support materials.
• Upto 60% saving on construction time.
• Lower cost of labour.
• Protect the concrete from direct contact with air and rain and
inhibits temperature variations, resulting in very limited
reaction with cement, no corbonate formation, no cracks, no
expansion of rebars.
• Factory made panels
• Uses 90% less wood then conventional building.
• Longer life than conventional type building.
• Easy to carryout interior jobs and to maintain.
• Easy replacibility.

6. Estimated Cost : Rs. 565/- per sft.

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Skilled workers.
II. Equipment Requirements: No requirement of cranes or special tools, only a concrete pump
is required.

8. Any other information: • Will not catch fire and flame.
• Products are also designed with provision of utilities and with
strong Z shaped steel strips for attaching ducts and drywall.

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 15
Name of Technology/ Lloyd - PEB
Housing System: Lloyd Building Blocks
Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous & Foreign

For further information, contact:
M/s Lloyd Insulations (India) Ltd.
P.B.No.4321, Punj Star Premises
Kalkaji Industrial Area
New Delhi - 110 019
Tel: 011-30882900-06
E-mail: kk.mitra@lloydinsulation.com

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: To suit the requirement.

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Cement concrete foundation (M-25)
II. Walling: Prebaricated sandwitch panels with CFC free Polyurethane Foam
as a core and with profiled sheeting/plain ribbed sheeting made
out of Galvanized/Galvalume Steel as facing on both side.
III. Roofing: Pre-painted zincalume/galvalume steel with super polyester, silicon
polyester or fluoropolymer (PVF2) coating / pre-painted galvanized
steel with polyester coating.
IV. Flooring: As per the design / requirement.
V. Doors/ Windows: As per the design / requirement.
VI. Finishing: As per the design / requirement.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: Suitable for all kinds of climatic conditions from snow bound high
altitude dwellings to desert. However, roofing and wall cladding
materials may differ as per locations.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Design is worked out as per location/seismic zone.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Suitable for all extreme weather conditions. Specifications can be
framed as per conditions.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: Highly energy efficient as it is provided with insulated roofing and
wall cladding.

5. Advantages claimed: • Comparable to conventional construction with distinct advantage,
initial investment may be 17-20% higher but due to energy saing
and reduced time of construction and negligible maintenance
the investment becomes justified.
• Speed of construction very fast and quick to assemble.
• Low or negligible maintenance.
• Low life cycle cost
• Easy replacibility.
• Dismantable, reusable, recyclable, easily transportable
GREEN BUILDING housing technologies.

6. Estimated Cost : Rs. 700/- per sft. to 1000/- per sft. (only structure & roof sheeting
and wall cladding)

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Highly skilled crew is required.
II. Equipment Requirements: Crane, hand table, drill machines etc.

8. Any other information: • IBC, MBMA, AISC, AISI, IS:800-2007, IS:875.
• Fire resistant materials does not propagate flame and not
easily ignitable.
• Provides a haritage finish.
• Pre-engineered construction.
• Wider spans ensures lesser joints as compared to
conventional roofing systems.

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 17
Name of Technology/ Brick Panel System with Partially
Housing System: Precast RCC Joists and Lintel

Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

For further information, contact:
Central Building Research Institute (CBRI)
Roorkee
Tel: 01332-283323, 272243
Email: director@cbrimail.com

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: 34.90 sqm.
II. Carpet Area: 25.40 sqm.
III. Carpet / Plinth Area ratio: 0.73

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Conventional brick foundation
II. Walling: Sand lime bricks/flyash bricks
III. Roofing: Brick panel system with partially precast RCC joist
IV. Flooring: Cement concrete
V. Doors/ Windows: Door shutters from secondary species of timber, glazed windows
VI. Finishing: Plastering on both sides. Any type of paint for external and internal
painting.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: All kinds of geo-climatic conditions where good quality bricks are
available.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Earthquake resistant design features.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Comfortable.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: • Green – eco friendly and energy efficient building material/
technology.

5. Advantages claimed: • Cost effective
• Speedy construction
• Less maintenance required
• Good life cycle
• Standardisation of different components and elements
• Cheaper by about 13% than conventional system.

6. Estimated Unit Cost : Rs.2,05,000/- (Rs.545/- per sft.)

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Skilled/Semi-skilled manpower is required.
II. Equipment Requirements: Machines for production of sand lime bricks/flyash bricks, RCC
joist and other conventional construction tools.

8. Any other information: • IS 14142 : 1994 & IS 14143 : 1994.
• Design life 50 years.
• Fire resistant
• Precast lintel and chhajja.

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 19
Name of Technology/ Concrete Stone Block Masonry with
Housing System: RCC planks & joists

Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

For further information, contact:
Central Building Research Institute (CBRI)
Roorkee
Tel: 01332-283323, 272243
Email: director@cbrimail.com

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: 34.90 sqm.
II. Carpet Area: 25.40 sqm.
III. Carpet / Plinth Area ratio: 0.73

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Precast Concrete Stone Block/Randum Rubble Masonry
II. Walling: Precast concrete stone block masonry
III. Roofing: RCC planks and joists
IV. Flooring: Cement concrete
V. Doors/ Windows: Door shutters from secondary species of timber, glazed windows
VI. Finishing: Plastering on both sides. Any type of paint for external and internal
painting.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: All kinds of geo-climatic conditions where good quality bricks are
not available.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Earthquake resistant design features.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Comfortable.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: • Green – eco friendly and energy efficient building material/
technology.

5. Advantages claimed: • Cost effective
• Speedy construction
• Less maintenance required
• Good life cycle
• Standardisation of different components and elements
• Cheaper by about 13% than conventional system.

6. Estimated Unit Cost : Rs.1,95,000/- (Rs.520/- per sft.)

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Skilled/Semi-skilled manpower is required.
II. Equipment Requirements: Machines for production of concrete stone blocks, RCC planks &
joists and other conventional construction tools.

8. Any other information: • IS 13994 : 1994 & IS 13990 : 1994, IS 14213:1994
• Design life 50 years.
• Fire resistant
• Precast lintel and chhajja.

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 21
Name of Technology/ Rat Trap Bond & Waffle Shell Roofing
Housing System:

Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

6290

W1 W1

BALCONY
1217X 1685
BED ROOM
KITCHEN D2 2965 X 2315
1600 x 2200

D2 50mm DROP

5555
D1

LIVING ROOM
2780 X 3400 50mm DROP D3

D3
BATHROOM
TOILET 2015 X 1200
1015 X 1000
D1

V1 V1

ENTRAANCE

MODEL DESIGN FOR EWS HOUSING
For further information, contact:
Padmpani National Building Centre
14/23A, Gopala Chambers, Parade,
The Mall, Kanpur - 208001 U.P.
Tel: 0512-2662884
Email: padmpani@yahoo.co.in

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: 34.90 sqm.
II. Carpet Area: 25.40 sqm.
III. Carpet / Plinth Area ratio: 0.73

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Spread footing over lime concrete base only 2’-6” wide. P.L. 1’-0”
above G.L.
II. Walling: Rat Trap brick masonry walls 9” thick, partition walls 4½” thick in
CM 1:4
III. Roofing: Concrete waffle shells (precast) & micro concrete roofing tiles
supported on partially precast RCC beams
IV. Flooring: Precast concrete tiles
V. Doors/ Windows: RCC doorframes with plywood shutters for rooms and ferrocement
panels for toilet.
VI. Finishing: No Plastering. Any type of paint for external and internal painting.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: Suitable for plains of Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh,
Madhya Pradesha and Bihar.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Earthquake resistant after adding disaster resistant features.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Thermal performance is very good. Rat trap walls have cavity in
between that helps heat resistance & sound proofing.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: Environment friendly and energy efficient due to less consumption
of cement and steel than conventional RCC

5. Advantages claimed: • 15% to 20% savings in construction cost depending on size of
the work.
• Speed of construction is faster than conventional methods.
• Minimal maintenance
• Affordable and labour intensive.
• Waffle shells and micro concrete tiles can be replaced when
damaged.
• Easy replacibility.

6. Estimated Unit Cost : Rs.1,74,500/- (Rs.465/- per sft.)

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Skilled masons & carpenters and semi-skilled labour required.
II. Equipment Requirements: Concrete mixer diesel driven, wooden planks and hoisting
arrangement. For MCR tiles vibrating machines & moulds and
screen required.

8. Any other information: • BIS Codes and National Building Code 2005.
• Waffle shell roof consumes less cement and steel.
• Fire resistant.

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 23
Name of Technology/ Lauri Baker Technology
Housing System: Rat Trap Bond and RCC Filler Slab

Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

6290

W1 W1

BALCONY
1217X 1685
BED ROOM
KITCHEN D2 2965 X 2315
1600 x 2200

D2 50mm DROP

5555
D1

LIVING ROOM
2780 X 3400 50mm DROP D3

D3
BATHROOM
TOILET 2015 X 1200
1015 X 1000
D1

V1 V1

ENTRAANCE

MODEL DESIGN FOR EWS HOUSING

For further information, contact:
Avas Vikas Limited
4-Sa-24, Jawahar nagar,
Jaipur-302004 (RAJ)
Tel: 0141-2652969
Email: avkasltd_jp1@rediffmail.com

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: 34.90 sqm.
II. Carpet Area: 25.40 sqm.
III. Carpet / Plinth Area ratio: 0.73

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Traditional spread footings
II. Walling: Rat Trap bond in bricks
III. Roofing: RCC filler slabs
IV. Flooring: IPS flooring
V. Doors/ Windows: Flush door shutters, RCC door and window frames
VI. Finishing: No Plastering. Any type of paint for external and internal painting.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: Hot & cold (anywhere in India)
II. Disaster Resistivity: Earthquake and cyclone resistant.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Good thermal comfort.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: Environment friendly and energy efficient.

5. Advantages claimed: • 7% cheaper than traditional
• Duration of construction reduced to 75%.
• Minimal maintenance

6. Estimated Unit Cost : Rs.1,83,200/- (Rs.488/- per sft.)

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Semi-skilled construction workers.
II. Equipment Requirements: Only normal construction tools and concrete mixer & scafolding.

8. Any other information: • Standards applicable as per BIS Codes.
• Structurally sound than traditional.
• Fire resistant.

Product/System Profiles of Innovative Technologies 25
Name of Technology/ Rat Trap Bond, Filler Slab/
Housing System: Funicular Shells
Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

6290

W1 W1

BALCONY
1217X 1685
BED ROOM
KITCHEN D2 2965 X 2315
1600 x 2200

D2 50mm DROP

D1 5555
LIVING ROOM
2780 X 3400 50mm DROP D3

D3
BATHROOM
TOILET 2015 X 1200
1015 X 1000
D1

V1 V1

ENTRAANCE

MODEL DESIGN FOR EWS HOUSING

For further information, contact:
Laurie Baker Building Centre
Ekta Vihar, Sector-6,
R.K.Puram
New Delhi-110022
Tel: 011-26188601
Email: lbbc@sify.com

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: 34.90 sqm.
II. Carpet Area: 25.40 sqm.
III. Carpet / Plinth Area ratio: 0.73

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Spread footings, RCC footings
II. Walling: Rat Trap bond in bricks
III. Roofing: Filler slabs and funicular shells
IV. Flooring: IPS Flooring
V. Doors/ Windows: Flush door shutter, Angle iron frames
VI. Finishing: No Plastering. Any type of paint for external and internal painting.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: All geo-climatic conditions.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Suitable to earthquake, cyclone and flood prone areas after
adding special features.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Excellent

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: Environment friendly and energy efficient.

5. Advantages claimed: • Labour intensive
• Cost saving upto 15%
• Minimal maintenance
• Excellent replacebility.

6. Estimated Unit Cost : Rs.2,81,600/- (Rs.750/- per sft.)

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Specially trained skilled workers.
II. Equipment Requirements: Only normal construction tools.

8. Any other information: • Standards applicable as per BIS Codes.
• Aesthetic architectural design.
• Fire resistant.
• Arches and domes can be added in the design.

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Name of Technology/ Ferrocement Wall Panels and Shell
Housing System: Roofing
Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

For further information, contact:
Samrat Ashok Technological Institute
Campus, Vidisha (M.P.) - 464001
Tel: 07592-250412
Email: iccivil@rediffmail.com

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: 40.00 sqm.

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Pedestal Foundation with precast RCC beam
II. Walling: Ferrocement wall panels
III. Roofing: Ferrocement shell roofing
IV. Flooring: Cow dung leaping/brick flooring
V. Doors/ Windows: Plastic door & window shutters
VI. Finishing: Any type of paint for external and internal painting.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: Hard strata preferable but construction may be done on any type
of soil strata.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Earthquake, cyclone and flood resistant.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Due to thin section of wall panel & shell roof temprature is slightly
high as compared to conventional techniques.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: Energy efficient, using waste of stone crusher.

5. Advantages claimed: • Cost is very low.
• Speed of construction very fast.
• Low maintenance
• Labour oriented technology
• Easy replacebility.

6. Estimated Unit Cost : Rs.1,20,000/- (Rs.280/- per sft.)

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Semi-skilled workers.
II. Equipment Requirements: Ferrocement wall panels and shell making machine and other normal
construction tools.

8. Any other information: • Standards applicable as per BIS Codes.
• Life of structure 50 years.
• Fire resistant.

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Name of Technology/ Prefabricated Technologies
Housing System:
Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

For further information, contact:
M/s Chitradurga Nirmithi Kendra
DIC Building Metikurke
Hiriyur Taluk - 577144
Chitradurga District, Karnataka
Tel: 08193-276250
Fax: 08194-230478

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: 18.25 sqm.

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Stone masonry in cement mortar
II. Walling: Cement concrete block masonry
III. Roofing: RCC roofing
IV. Flooring: Cement Concrete flooring
V. Doors/ Windows: Precast concrete door/window frames, MS Windows, Flush door
shutters
VI. Finishing: Plastering on both sides.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: Dry/Heavy rain fall areas, coastal areas.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Earthquake, cyclone and flood resistant.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Good.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: Environment friendly and energy efficient.

5. Advantages claimed: • Cost effective
• Speedy construction
• Low maintenance
• Labour oriented technology

6. Estimated Unit Cost : Rs.48,000/- (Rs.245/- per sft.)

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Skilled workers.
II. Equipment Requirements: • Cement concrete block making machine
• Concrete door/window frame machine
• Pan mixer
• Concrete mixer
• Vibrator

8. Any other information: • Standards applicable as per BIS Codes.
• Life of structure 50 years.
• Fire resistant.

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Name of Technology/ Bamboo based Housing System
Housing System: using bamboo and bamboo composites

Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

For further information, contact:
Indian Plywood Industries Research &
Training Institute (IPIRTI)
Post Bag 2273, Tumkur Road
Yashwanthpur,
Bangalore - 560022
Tel: 080-28394231/32/33
Email: contactus@ipirti.gov.in

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: 34.90 sqm.
II. Carpet Area: 25.40 sqm.
III. Carpet / Plinth Area ratio: 0.73

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Cement concrete
II. Walling: Double walled bamboo mat board with angle iron frame
III. Roofing: Bamboo mat corrugated roofing sheet with understructure of angle
iron
IV. Flooring: Cement concrete/BMB tiles/Mosaic
V. Doors/ Windows: Bamboo mat board composite door, standard outfitted windows
(wood or metal frame) with glass pans
VI. Finishing: No plastering is required. Any type of paint for external painting
with weather coat having UV protection.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: All kinds of geo-climatic conditions. However, in extreme cases
some additional protection may be needed.
Highly relevant for relief agencies for disaster management.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Better in earthquake prone areas due to its light weight.
III. Thermal Behaviour: More thermally insulated compared to conventional metal, asbestos,
concrete.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: • Green – eco friendly and energy efficient building material/
technology.
• Requires 30 MJ/m3 per N/mm2 of energy compared to concrete.
• Bamboo/bamboo composite requires 1/8th of the energy that
concrete needs to create a building of same capacity.

5. Advantages claimed: • Requires less time for assembly for a house
• Minimal depreciation if properly maintained.
• Easily replaceable.
• Houses are affordable, provides employment generation,
easily adaptable, flexible, durable and safe.

6. Estimated Unit Cost : Rs.2,06,500/- (Rs.550/- per sft.)

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Trained and skilled manpower is required.
II. Equipment Requirements: No special equipment is required. Only conventional construction
tools are required.

8. Any other information: • Standards used IS:15476-2004, IS:3346-1980, IS:13958-
1994, NBC 2005.
• Houses are totally innovative considering its load factor and
quality of material.
• Bamboo based material used is having excellent fire retardant
properties.
• Design life 20 to 25 years.

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Name of Technology/ JK Construction Technology
Housing System:

Indigenous/ Foreign: Foreign

For further information, contact:
Avia Invest Holdings, Ltd.
59 Hyde Park Gate, London SW7 5ED
Tel: +44 (0) 7785 361 548
Email: maximeAIS@aol.com

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ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: To suit the requirement.

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Cement concrete
II. Walling: JK Panels made out of galvanised steel mesh panels with a special
mix of concrete and expanded polystyrene beeds.
III. Roofing: JK Panels made out of galvanised steel mesh panels with a special
mix of concrete and expanded polystyrene beeds.
IV. Flooring: As per the requirement.
V. Doors/ Windows: As per the requirement.
VI. Finishing: Both side plastering is required. Any type of paint for external
painting with weather coat.

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: Construction of houses and buildings. Withstand extreme weather
conditions.
II. Disaster Resistivity: Highly earthquake and storm resistant.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Superior thermal insulation.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: Environment friendly and energy efficient technology.

5. Advantages claimed: • A 2500 sqm. house can be made in 10 days.
• Only five persons are required for the same.
• Can be easily shaped according to the distinctive
manifestaition of given design concept.
• Very easy and economical to use.
• No prefabrication, as all work done on location.
• Better sound insulation.
• Rigid and light weight features high strength with excellent
torsion and bending.
• No beams and columns upto four to seven floors.

6. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Semi-skilled manpower is required.
II. Equipment Requirements: No heavy or complex equipment is required.

7. Any other information: • Comply with highest European Standards
• Design life 20 to 25 years.
• Suitable for mass housing
• Outstanding characteristics of fire proofing.
• Also suited for consolidation and vegetalisation of soils.
• All cut offs are recovered and reused.
• Templates of doors and windows are positioned.

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Name of Technology/ Tejas ECO SAFE Panels
Housing System:

Indigenous/ Foreign: Indigenous

ABSTRACT
1. Area of a unit:
I. Plinth Area: To suit the requirement.

2. Building System Description:
I. Foundation: Frost protected shallow foundation
II. Walling: Structurally insulated cemented panels
III. Roofing: Structurally insulated cemented panels
IV. Flooring: Structurally insulated cemented panels
V. Doors/ Windows: As per the requirement
VI. Finishing: As per the requirement

3. Application:
I. Suitable for: Can be constructed in - 30 degree C to +40 degree C
II. Disaster Resistivity: Earthquake, flood and cyclone resistant.
III. Thermal Behaviour: Excellent insulation properties and improved air quality.

4. Environmental Friendliness
and Energy Efficiency: • energy efficient technology. “R” value for walls is 8R.

5. Advantages claimed: • 10% cost saving compared to conventional construction.
• Speed of construction is 30-40% quicker.
• Zero maintenance.
• Very low life cycle cost.
• Monolithic construction.
• Consume less material and provide high quality sustainable
construction.
• Easy replacibility.

6. Estimated Cost : Rs.700/- per sft.

7. General:
I. Skill Requirements: Skilled manpower is required.
II. Equipment Requirements: Shortcreting machine, C-ring tools, C rings, hot air gun, bar cutter.

8. Any other information: • Uniform Building Code, ASTM
• Fire retardant
• Reduced labour cost
• Light weight.
For further information, contact:
Tejas Foundation Pvt. Ltd.
New 16/Old 30, Urur Olcott Kuppam Road
Besant Nagar, Chennai 600090
Tel: 044-24917932
Email: shiva@tejasfoundation.com

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