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Afrikaans Hoër Seunskool in Pretoria – affectionately known as Affies – recently launched its new music centre, an architectural gem that strikes a high note for the 96 year old high school that was... more
South Africans often underestimate our local level of skills, technology and innovation. In many fields – especially engineering - South Africa leads the world. There are certain products where mega-... more
“What do you want, brick?” ….this is a question which has gained legendary status within architectural circles Whether accepted, concealed, rejected, desired or compared with more modern materials,... more
The suburb of Sandton, often referred to as the ‘richest square mile in Africa’, continues to attract commercial and residential developments such as Central Square, a multi-billion rand mixed-use... more
Corobrik bricklaying training schools upskill construction workers Corobrik has opened a new bricklaying training centre at its Lawley factory in Gauteng which is one of three countrywide that... more
The Vaal Mall, which originally opened nine years ago, recently underwent a R420 million upgrade. The second phase expansion of the Vaal Mall created an additional 50,000 square meters to the centre... more
Corobrik was presented with a special award at the WeDesign 2016 conference organised by the South African Institute of Architects KwaZulu-Natal (SAIA KZN) at the Durban City Hall in July.  The award... more
More than 700 deserving families are set to receive secure housing in the regenerated Pretoria Central Business District with the completion of the R265m Thembelihle Village next year. Corobrik... more
Wischual has designed and produced a platform operational on smart devices where companies can showcase their products and services interactively, this exhibition of equipment can be rotated, changed... more
This year’s Architectural Futsal League saw a real upset in the final with reigning champions, SAOTA, losing to the league’s underdog team, BAM Architects in a closely contested final held at the... more
Ocon Brick, part of the IS Group of companies, won their eighth consecutive PMR Golden Arrow Award within the Suppliers of Bricks and Formwork/Scaffolding category at a ceremony hosted by PMR.africa... more
Residents in the North West town of Marikana, situated just east of Rustenburg, welcomed the donation of much needed housing earlier this year.  
Clay Brick Association members in the Eastern Cape region have pledged to provide free clay bricks to rebuild the NoMoscow Primary School outside Nelson Mandela’s compound in Qunu. Pupils and... more
Corobrik partnered with the Cape Peninsular University of Technology (CPUT) for the third time in the highly beneficial CPUT-Corobrik Construction Week at the beginning of September 2015. During this... more
Made of clay and shale, the final composition of clay brick includes the four natural elements, i.e., earth, wind, fire and water. Clay bricks contain no pollutants or allergens and are resistant to... more
The Clay Brick Association of South Africa serves its Members by expanding awareness, knowledge and support for clay brick masonry. “Our goal is to ensure that local property owners achieve long life... more
Social awareness and technical excellence and innovation blends with sustainability in 29th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards
Experts speak on the challenges facing architecture at Corobrik SAIA Awards poster exhibition and lectures The Corobrik SAIA Awards of Merit and Excellence were kicked off at a special event hosted... more
Bold use of face brick colours contrast in a striking architectural design have resulted in an eye-catching school building servicing the Railton community in Swellendam, Western Cape. The R45-... more
Traditional mud brick rondavels can be easily and affordably upgraded to increase thermal efficiency and aesthetics with the addition of a face brick “skin”.  Architect and lecturer, Mthembeni Mkhize... more
A few days ago, the DJ's at a local radio station disparaged the city of Brakpan for its old-fashioned “facebrick” houses.   The brick homes found in Brakpan, Benoni and elsewhere on the... more
We present evidence that MIBT’s claim that their prefabricated panels have a “better thermal rating than clay brick” is substantively false. It is not only contradictory to Agrément SA findings but... more
More than 400 million people in Africa live in urban areas and because of high rural to urban migration rates the number of people living in urban areas will increase from 62% to 70% by the year 2030... more
Our aim is to grow ClayBrick into one of the strongest and most credible organisations in the industry, with all members standing together and working towards one goal and purpose ~ For Good; for the... more

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