Moladi Building System


Moladi is a in-situ building method for housing solutions that combines a reusable and recyclable lightweight plastic injection molded formwork with a lightweight mortar mix  to make a reinforced monolithic structure.

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The Moladi formwork components are fully interlocked and assembled into easy to handle panels which are configured into a full scale mould of the desired structure. The formwork panels are joined to form the external and internal walls cavities and all the steel reinforcing  pipes and other fittings are positioned within the wall cavity to be cast in-place when filled with the mortar mix.

The systems uses plastic formwork, Moladi mortar and reinforcement steel. The  Moladi mortar that is used to fill the formwork cavity is essentially concrete without stone. The Moladi construction method  has been intended so that unskilled homeowners can build their own house enabling community involvement in the process. According to the manufacturer, 1 m3 of Moladi mortar consists of approximately: 1800 kg or 0.720 m3 of local decomposed granite/river sand, 250 kg of 42,5 N ordinary Portland cement, 5 l of MoladiCHEM (non-toxic, water based chemical mix), and 200 l of water.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Low-income countries or regions

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"
Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

Moladi formwork panels price vary between 80-130 USD

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Primary competitors include other construction systems for low-cost housing. Some of these systems include block earth building , hollow concrete blocks or bamboo’s based houses among others

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 9 : Industry innovation and infrastructure 

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Low and middle income earners in unfavored communities.

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