Roofing with kerala hourdi terra cotta blocks

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Example of roofing with kerala hourdi terra cotta blocks


Description

Terro cotta blocks are used as modules which are structurally reinforced with steel and concrete. They are spanned at 30.3 cms from each other in between which a hollow terra cotta block is used. Above this is a concrete fill and flooring


Materials

  • Hourdie Block
  • Steel
  • Concrete


Details and experiences

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