There is a great need for research and innovation on ways of limiting construction and maintenance costs of low-income housing. This project aims to fulfil the following objectives:
1. To study current and typical construction practices and techniques used in housing and establish how and where mass-manufacturing can contribute to affordable housing.
2. To survey existing pre-fab technology in India or elsewhere.
3. To develop ideas for limiting construction costs through meaningful and selective use of mass-manufacturing techniques. (eg. new building components or joints, construction tools etc.)