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Low Cost Housing
for
Earthquake Victims
Key Features
 Low Cost Housing for minimum of 10 years
 Uses of Locally Available Construction Materials
 Easy to Build...
Why Low Cost Houses?
 Devastation due to recent Earthquake
 Major damages are in rural areas
 Suitable for Rural Area
...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Why Bamboo?
 Bamboo Coverage in Nepal estimated
to be 63,000 Hectares
 Environmental Friendl...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Techniques Adopted to Reduce Cost
 House with adjusted within the span of
available CGI Sheet...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Snap Shot
Materials used:
 CGI Sheet Roofing
 Bamboo Wall
 Mud Mortar on Bamboo Wall
 Ston...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
3D View
Advantages
 Cost Effective Construction
 Use of Environment Friendly Material
 10 m...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Typical Floor Plan
Floor Plan
Area: 660 Sq. Ft
Individual House Plan
• 2 Families in Single Un...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Individual Units
Designed Elevations
Front Elevation
Left Side Elevation
Right Side Elevation
...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Interior
3D Views
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Master Plan
Area : 187’ x 193’ = 36,040 Sq. Ft
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Community Utility
Features
• 8 Public Stand Post for
Water Supply
• 2 Septic Tanks and 12
Soak...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Salient Features:
Master Plan
 Housing Units arranged in grid iron
pattern
 Community Based ...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Central Landscape
Design
 8590 Sq. Ft of recreational space  Landscape arranged in radial pa...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Community
Design
 Centrally located well
 9’ Dia Well
 6’ Walkway
 An offset of 4’ around ...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Community
3D Views
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Latrine Block
Female Latrine Block
• 8 Seats
• 3 Taps
• 13’ x 27’ Area for
Washing and Cleanin...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Latrine Block
Male Latrine Block
• 8 Seats
• 3 Taps
• 13’ x 27’ Space for
Washing and Cleaning...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Foundation
 Bamboo Posts go a Depth of 2’
Depending upon Wind Condition
at Site
 Walls to a ...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Roof Features
 42 no of CGI Sheets for a unit of
2 Houses
 24 Gauge Sheets
 Use of Bamboo R...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Wall Features
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Door and Window Features
 CGI Sheet with timber frame in
doors
 Glass Panels with timber fra...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Structural Stability
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Project Cost
• 28 Housing Units @ US$ 2,750 Per Unit US$ 77,000
• 56 Units of Solar Light Syst...
Basant Chaudhary Foundation
Thank You
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Project description for Homes For Humanity Project funded partly by "Hope for the Nepalese" project

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Homes for humanity

  1. 1. Low Cost Housing for Earthquake Victims
  2. 2. Key Features  Low Cost Housing for minimum of 10 years  Uses of Locally Available Construction Materials  Easy to Build  Environment Friendly Construction Basant Chaudhary Foundation
  3. 3. Why Low Cost Houses?  Devastation due to recent Earthquake  Major damages are in rural areas  Suitable for Rural Area  Best Option for Mass Housing  Easy to Construct and Maintain  Fulfills the Needs of Conventional Living Basant Chaudhary Foundation
  4. 4. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Why Bamboo?  Bamboo Coverage in Nepal estimated to be 63,000 Hectares  Environmental Friendly  Easily Available and Cost Effective as Compared to Timber  Durable and Easy to Maintain
  5. 5. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Techniques Adopted to Reduce Cost  House with adjusted within the span of available CGI Sheet  House length fixed in a way to adjust roofing with 42 sheets of 10’  Bamboo diameter used to avoid the use of expensive hinges in doors  Low Cost Latrine  Use of Local Materials  Local Recyclable and Reusable materials
  6. 6. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Snap Shot Materials used:  CGI Sheet Roofing  Bamboo Wall  Mud Mortar on Bamboo Wall  Stone Blocks for Floorings Total Area Consumed: 660 Sq. Ft  1 Veranda  2 Rooms  1 Kitchen 3D View
  7. 7. Basant Chaudhary Foundation 3D View Advantages  Cost Effective Construction  Use of Environment Friendly Material  10 mm Diameter Reinforcement Bars used in Walls at regular spacing for Better Protection.  One 10 watt Solar Panel System Capable to take load of 3 LED Bulbs for each Household  One Improved Smokeless Stove, (Sudhariyeko Chulho), to prevent Health Hazards Added Facilities
  8. 8. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Typical Floor Plan Floor Plan Area: 660 Sq. Ft Individual House Plan • 2 Families in Single Unit • 2 rooms of 10’x8’ size and 1 Kitchen of 6’x5’ size • 4’ Veranda • 1.5’ Projection on all sides • 9” Thick Central Brick Wall
  9. 9. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Individual Units Designed Elevations Front Elevation Left Side Elevation Right Side Elevation Back Elevation
  10. 10. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Interior 3D Views
  11. 11. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Master Plan Area : 187’ x 193’ = 36,040 Sq. Ft
  12. 12. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Community Utility Features • 8 Public Stand Post for Water Supply • 2 Septic Tanks and 12 Soak Pits • 1 Reservoir Tank
  13. 13. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Salient Features: Master Plan  Housing Units arranged in grid iron pattern  Community Based Design using Locally Available Materials  56 Housing Units in Single Cluster  9' Wide Path Way all around the Housing  Green Area for Multiple Activities  Solar Energy  Smokeless Chulho (stove) in all Household  Community Toilet Block Grid Iron Pattern
  14. 14. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Central Landscape Design  8590 Sq. Ft of recreational space  Landscape arranged in radial pattern
  15. 15. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Community Design  Centrally located well  9’ Dia Well  6’ Walkway  An offset of 4’ around well for washing purpose Arranged in a radial pattern
  16. 16. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Community 3D Views
  17. 17. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Latrine Block Female Latrine Block • 8 Seats • 3 Taps • 13’ x 27’ Area for Washing and Cleaning Purpose Floor Plan Area: 660 Sq. Ft
  18. 18. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Latrine Block Male Latrine Block • 8 Seats • 3 Taps • 13’ x 27’ Space for Washing and Cleaning Purpose Floor Plan Area: 660 Sq. Ft
  19. 19. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Foundation  Bamboo Posts go a Depth of 2’ Depending upon Wind Condition at Site  Walls to a Depth of 1’ for Protection against Water and Dampness  Horizontal Bamboo and Cross GI Wire Bracing to Support Lateral Sway and Roof Rigidity  Polythene to Wrap around Embedded Portion of Bamboo to Prevent Decay  Brick Masonry in Wall with Mud Mortar
  20. 20. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Roof Features  42 no of CGI Sheets for a unit of 2 Houses  24 Gauge Sheets  Use of Bamboo Rafters and Purlins tied to each other and Bamboo Post using GI Wires  Purlins over Rafters for correct load path and structural efficiency  Use of J-Hooks to tie CGI Sheet with Bamboo Purlins
  21. 21. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Wall Features
  22. 22. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Door and Window Features  CGI Sheet with timber frame in doors  Glass Panels with timber frames in windows  1 door and 2 windows in each housing unit  Sufficient lighting and ventilation NNBC suggests a wind load consideration of 47m/s  55 m/s used to increase factor of safety
  23. 23. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Structural Stability
  24. 24. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Project Cost • 28 Housing Units @ US$ 2,750 Per Unit US$ 77,000 • 56 Units of Solar Light System @ US$ 100 Per Unit US$ 5,600 • Pavement and Landscape US$ 8,000 • 2 Toilet Blocks with Septic Tank and Soak pit US$ 20,000 • Rain Water Collection System US$ 6,500 • Water Supply System for Households US$ 8,800 • Drainage System US$ 4,500 • 56 Units of Smokeless Chulho (Stove) @ 150 Per Unit US$ 8,400 Total Project Cost US$ 1,38,800 Av. Per Unit Cost US$ 4,960 Per Family Cost US$ 2,480
  25. 25. Basant Chaudhary Foundation Thank You

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