Industrial employee housing and Ash utilization program
An industrial conglomerate in India had surplus Fly ash generated as waste by-product as part of its Industrial process. A Fly Ash disposal process did exist but company was looking for a more productive application.
Industrial house needed employee housing built within its campuses. M/s. Adlakha & Associates Pvt. Ltd, Architectural & Engineering firm known for successfully using Appropriate Building Technology in mass housing was signed up.
Ground +3 load bearing design using Hydraform interlocking blocks made using Flay ash on Hydraform machines set up on site itself. Hydraform team did the Ash selection, blending and execution. Project gained in the form of Industrial Employee housing using appropriate technology , combination of cost effective technologies utilized in project prominently – use of interlocking blocks instead of bricks, structural cost saved by using load bearing design and masonry cost saved by using interlocking masonry and minimal plaster. Company also got the gainful application for few grades of fly ash which was otherwise being disposed off for waste application.