emergency housing

Emergency Housing | Emergency Shelter

 
 
how is moladi formwork applied? Emergency housing

 

day one

step 1

   

start - 11:00

 
 

emergency housing

emergency housing

formwork construction

  • moladi formwork is delivered to the site.
    Area = 74m²
    Mass = 550kg
    Volume = 4m³

     

  • start the erection of moladi

  • panels are assembled by general labourers to form the mould/kit of the desired emergency housing plan.

 

step 2

 

emergency housing

emergency housing - 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

 

emergency housing

low cost shelter wall system

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

  • erection of moladi formwork completed. (4 hours)

  • with only four labourers.

  • Ready to cast the emergency housing

 

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 3.4m³ of an aerated mortar mix.

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

 

finish - 17:00

 
   

day two

step 1

   

start - 07:00

 

emergency housing

low cost shelter Formwork

  • moladi formwork is removed.

  • panel being moved weighs less than 30kg

  • (3.84m² X 8kg/m²) and can immediately be re-erected on the next foundation.

  • removing the moladi formwork complete.    (2 hours)

  • emergency housing ready to be finished

finish - 09:00

 
   

finishing

 
 

step 2

low cost shelter

low cost shelter

  • emergency housing 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

emergency housing

emergency housing low cost shelter

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

  • emergency housing 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)
low cost housing