Gallery: Plastic Formwork System Provides Quick and Quality Housing for...


Every year, nearly seventy million people, or 200,000 a day, move from rural areas to urban cities. In South Africa alone, more than 2.2 million homes are currently needed, and an additional 180,000 homes will be needed every year to keep pace with rapid urbanization. The Plastic Formwork System is a method of building cast-in-place reinforced concrete structures, in which the walls of a house can be built in as little as a day by unskilled laborers with locally sourced materials and little waste.

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  1. moladi October 9, 2012 at 5:08 am

    Moladi is one of the success stories we came across when conducting research for Shared Value in Emerging Markets, a white paper written in partnership with the Rockefeller Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative to explore how multi-national corporations could play an increasing valuable role in addressing social issues in emerging markets. –

  2. moladi October 27, 2011 at 4:09 am

    For more information on the moladi Plastic Formwork System – visit

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