Reducing construction costs and contributing to more affordable housing
- Our challenge: housing costs are critical for billions of people worldwide. We must offer affordable and cost-effective building solutions to our customers and end-users.
LafargeHolcim R&D answers:
- We develop sustainable and environment-friendly construction solutions with innovative materials or systems.
- For example, a new binder specifically formulated for stabilized soil bricks production was launched in the end of 2013 in Malawi, with an innovative economic model: manual press machines are lent to our customers to manufacture bricks while contractors and developers are trained to use them.
Discover Durabric, our earth cement block solution, and contact our teams