Core Shelter with FerroCement Panels

Núcleo básico de vivienda con Paneles de FerroCemento

The FerroCement Panels system allows to build a basic core shelter of 15 square meters in just 3 days, becoming a very effective emergency response system. EcoSur Network is building houses like this in Haiti, starting in Liancourt for the people affected by the earhquake.

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EcoMateriales: Teja de MicroConcreto y Paneles de FerroCemento

The EcoSur network presents a short professional video on two major technologies, the Ferrocement panels and the Micro Concrete Roofing Tiles. Filmed in Nicaragua and Salvador, it shows production and application and gives a summary overview of those two materials that have a relatively small ecological footprint and have widely proven to be sustainable in the three classical dimensions ecology, economy and social acceptance.

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