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Palm Shell   Affordable Housing

Palm Shell Affordable Housing



Building affordable and low cost housing structures with advance construction technology.

Building affordable and low cost housing structures with advance construction technology.



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    • Project Concept Note for Affordable Housing Aarthi Vijaykumar & Mithun Ekbote
    • Who are we? - Young Social Entrepreneurs with a vision to change the current living conditions in developing nations - Varied Cultural, Social & Professional backgrounds, hence a pool of knowledge - Experienced Construction Gurus as Consultants - High volume manufacturer of FMCD - Vast database of rural organizations - Support from various national & international brands - Experience in Funding & work with ‘start up’
    • Who is our target Client? • Any organization that seeks to address the need for affordable housing and attempts to synergize the process by using:- - Innovative ideas and advanced technology - Works on high volumes & low margins - No Bribes Policy
    • Our Background in Construction • We have been in the business of providing machinery to various clients for Construction • Internal research has allowed us to believe that Insulated Concrete Foam; use of Expanded Polystyrene ( Thermacole ) is the best solution possible • We are founder members of the Expanded Polystyrene Recycling Association of India • We are supported by operational plants in 49 countries
    • Technology • The advancement of technology has allowed the application of polystyrene in construction as an eco- friendly approach to substitute bricks • Single panel (as shown in the picture) of polystyrene is used in construction when number of floors is less than 3 • It is also effectively used for building inner walls of the dwelling
    • Double panel – recommended • Double panel polystyrene is used based on structural requirements • It is used for dwellings with more than 3 floors • The cement is poured between the two panels • The outer sides of the panel are plastered for finishing after wiring and internal piping have been imbedded • The thickness of the concrete between the 2 panels is decided on stress and load bearing
    • Floor Panels • Floor panels provide easy placement for heating pipes and drainage • The reinforcing steel on the panel is connected to the structural steel beams and concrete is then poured • Floor panels are available in variable thickness and can also be used for roofing
    • Raw Materials for Construction • Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) • Steel • Concrete
    • Raw Material Characteristics Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)
    • Raw Material Characteristics Steel
    • Raw Material Characteristics Cement
    • Benefits • Fast turn around time • Earthquake resistant • Energy Efficient – 30% to 40% reductions (Insulation) • Versatile design with replicability • Storm resistant • Fire retardant • Superior Strength • Bullet Proof • Leed Certification
    • Certification
    • Test Results
    • Site Pictures
    • Residential Complex
    • School Building
    • Row Houses
    • Commercial Building
    • Residential Building
    • 6 Storey Residential Building
    • Let’s work together to provide better living conditions to the developing nations For more details: palmshell.services@gmail.com