Mahindra Lifespaces® becomes the first real estate company in India to adopt ‘Stay-in-Place Formwork’ in a large-scale residential project


Pioneers the use of Holographic Computing for real-time, cloud-based,multi-stakeholder collaboration in the construction process 

Mumbai, September 08, 2021: Mahindra Lifespace Developers Limited (MLDL), the real estate and infrastructure development arm of the Mahindra Group,today announced the adoption of multiple new technologies for speedier construction, and improved cost and quality management.  These pioneering technologies herald a new approach to construction and are expected to fast-track the adoption of new materials and techniques in Indian real estate.Mahindra Lifespaces hosted a live demonstration of these technologies at its project ‘Mahindra Happinest’ in Palghar(Mumbai Metropolitan Region) earlier today.

Name of new technology Benefits

‘Flat Pack-Snap Lock’ Stay-in -Place Formwork – one of the six technologies approved by Global Housing Technology Challenge – India (GHTC-India), MoHUA, Government of India, as part of‘Housing for All”

1.     Rapid construction

2.     Improved wall finishes

3.     Precision engineering

4.     Design flexibility

5.     Reduced consumption of natural resources like water and sand

6.     Reduced embodied carbon

7.     Scope to use alternative building materials such as plastic waste, glass fibers and electronic waste, etc.

8.     Protects fertile layer of earth


Holographic Computing

1.     Cloud-based, real-time, multi-stakeholder collaboration across the design-to-development value chain

2.     Faster construction

Arvind Subramanian, MD & CEO, Mahindra Lifespace Developers Limited, said, “The adoption of new technologies in our construction process is integral to our goal of bridging the innovation gap in the real estate development cycle, while continuously enhancing quality standards and processes.Embedding new digital tools and methods into the construction value chain will enable us to deliver projects faster, with greater value for our customers; and will also help strengthen transparency and collaboration across stakeholder groups.”

The on-site presentation at Mahindra Happinest, Palghar also included a live demo of ‘Rebar Automation’ (robotics in construction), which has the potential to significantly reduce construction timelines.  The event was attended by dignitaries representing the Indian real estate industry and other allied sectors.

KarthikKodali, Founder & MD, KalzenRealty, said, “We are delighted to collaborate with Mahindra Lifespaces® to introduce ‘Stay-in-Place Formwork’ technology in the Indian real estate sector. Our solution unifies the complete construction life cycle on a real-time digital platform that enables synergy between stakeholders, trades and processes. The adoption of Kalzen’s solution by one of India’s most trusted real estate brands will impact the construction industry positively.”

Corporate Comm India (CCI Newswire)