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The Design and Construction of a Masonry Arch Roof with Fly-ash Lime and Gypsum Block Masonry

The Government of Orissa (GOO), India, has been constructing health-care infrastructure in collaboration with the UK Department For International Development (DFID), under the Basic Programme. The commonly used building materials in such construction works are laterite and brick, which have a detrimental effect on the environment. Hence, Go0 and DFID decided to try out alternatives to these materials. Peu B. Das and P.K. Das

Author(s): Das, Peu B;Das, P K

Keywords: benefits;india;case studies;masonry;environment;economics;methods;construction work;vaults;developing world;materials