After Gujarat Earthquake, various building technologies were explored by experts that could suit the local habitat, is easily implementable, adaptable, sustainable and also affordable.
Hydraform South Africa had done extensive tests on shake table in South Africa along with reputed institutions to simulate some past earthquakes to test how Hydraform interlocking building system to withstand different intensities.
Hydraform assisted Building & Technology experts in designing modified Hydraform block to help vertical and horizontal reinforcements in the wall and around windows and doors which has achieved proven results.
Large number of core houses, community buildings, schools were built by self help groups, Non profits using Hydraform machines set up on site and trained by Hydraform experts. These projects were assisted by some of Indian top Building and technology institutions, Aid and donor agencies, religious organisations and Corporations under their CSR projects.