BRICK SKELETON SYSTEM

BRICK SKELETON SYSTEM
Detail:
BRICK SKELETON SYSTEM
Product: Skeleton structure for a semi-pucca house i.e. construction of brick column and roof only, with provision for cladding walls and finishing at later stage.
Application: Construction of a house in stages, depending upon resource availability.
Feature: The system consists of prefab brick panels placed over partially precast RCC joists and finished with 3.5 cm thick cement concrete to form permanent roof/floor. Burnt brick columns support the beam and roof.
Commercialisation: Extensively adopted in rural areas.
Economy: 20 m2 floor area
Investment: Rs. 0.25 lakh
Equipment: Nil
Raw materials: Bricks, cement, reinforcing steel, stone aggregates and sand.
Institute: Central Building Research Institute
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