Affordable Housing Mexico

One of our clients built earthquake-proof three story houses

Casas Geo

Casas Geo is working in the real estate business all over Mexico about project description 37 years.

Currently Casas Geo has built 50.000 units per year in the traditional brick and cast in-situ system.

Casa Geo wanted to double the number of houses to 100.000 units per year until 2015. To achive this goal Casas Geo decided to use the precast system.

Fully automated factory for the production of affordable houses, 12.000 units per year, 40,0 m² of living space each.


Affordable Housing Precast Concrete

Performance Service

  • Selection of the building system
  • Development of the factory layout and production process
  • Master plan for the factory area with infrastructure
  • Development of the general workflow in the factory
  • Preparing the data sheets of material used in the production
  • Development of the transport logistics and transport system for the finished products
  • Tendering documents for machines, plants and building

  • Data and documents for the building and stock yard
  • Overall coordination of the building, machines and plants
  • Overall coordination of the building process and installation process of machines and plants
  • Development of the organisational structure for the precast production
  • Overall coordination of the factory start-up
  • Final acceptance of the factory
  • Accompaniment during the start-up phase by an engineer of Prilhofer Consulting

Data & Additional Information

Date of construction

  • October 2009 to June 2010

Start up

  • July 2010 to October 2010

Size of Building

  • 120 x 130 m in five bays
  • plus a building for surface treatment
  • total 18.600 m²

Total Investment

  • 30 million Euro


  • 220 m² solid walls per hour and
  • 180 m² of floor slabs per hour in two 8 hour shifts.
  • That gives 12.000 units per year (40,0 m² of living space)