A thermal performance comparison between six walling construction materials frequently used in South Africa
When selecting building materials, developers and architects of green buildings take into... more
In 2013, ClayBrick.org and the University of Pretoria made history through the signing of the agreement to pursue the industry 'Life Cycle Assessment for Clay Brick Walling in South Africa'. This is... more
The Loftus Park precinct in Pretoria is a large-scale, mixed-use development that will seek to stimulate growth within this region. Contributing to this integrated commercial and retail environment... more
Timeless face brick has allowed for the subtle fusion of old and new in the elegant construction of St David’s Marist Inanda’s new boarding house and multi-sports facility, officially opened in... more
Growing demand for quality bricks and pavers in eastern Gauteng prompted the opening of the Corobrik Springs Centre, the 25th Corobrik sales’ centre to be opened countrywide. Customers and their... more
The versatility of face brick has seen it incorporated in a number of prominent structures across the healthcare sector. One innovative example is the 9 300m2 Busamed Bram Fischer International... more
Durban 28 August 2018. As architects, women can be agents for change both in the workplace and in the way they approach designing the future built environment.
This was the consensus at the Corobrik... more
Corobrik’s CoroJem Classic Blend Travertine face brick proves the right choice for affordable housing development
Corobrik continues to contribute to the provision of affordable housing for all South... more
Exposed masonry is one of the latest trends in modern homes, adding character by creating stunning accents that enrich the design whatever its inspiration. Bricks from Malelane Stene provide a warm,... more
Clay brick is an integral part of the personality of the new uMkhumbane Cultural Museum at Cato Manor, Durban. eThekwini Municipality’s award-winning museum surrounds an atrium space with a dramatic... more
The elegant creation of the Constantia Waldorf School’s dance and primary school hall perfectly displays the incredibly diverse nature of clay face brick – where a simple solid building block can be... more
Corobrik sponsors masterclass which demonstrates a vision of an accessible, safe and thriving city
As part of ArchitectureZA 2018, an urban cultural festival focused on architecture, Corobrik... more
Clay bricks are ceramic products – they are fired in a kiln rather than just dried in the sun. Individual clay bricks are virtually indestructible once fired. A masonry wall is incombustible - it... more
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Sustainable architecture extends and complements the accepted building design concerns of aesthetics, cost-effectiveness, durability, function and comfort. If one defines sustainability as meeting... more
Innovation and an appreciation of South Africa’s cultural diversity stand out in The University of the Free State, Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards
As the University of Witwatersrand regional winner of the 31st Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award, Margeaux Adams from the University has put her name on the architectural map of the... more
A person’s home is more than just a place to sleep and store personal belongings. It’s a representation of who they are, an extension of what they represent in this world and a tangible example of... more
The architects of the future are the ones that will completely transform the way that we inhabit this earth and usher in the lived reality that will be the fourth industrial revolution.
This Management Summary and consolidation report of the LCA study by the University of Pretoria compares the electricity use of 6 different types of walling common in South Africa. The measurements... more
A mutually beneficial partnership between Corobrik and the Department of Public Works will result in the upskilling of 30 Western Cape residents, improving their future employment opportunities... more
Designed to achieve the illustrious 5Star Green Star SA rating for its sustainability, the Government's newest office building in Bellville, has been constructed using many effective design... more
Durban Anchoring itself as the country’s leading supplier of quality face bricks in an ever-expanding market, Corobrik walked away with the top Large Manufacturing prize at the annual KZN Top... more
A vacancy has arisen at BETA BRICKS ZIMBABWE (PVT) LIMITED for the position of FACTORY/PRODUCTION MANAGER. This is a new position for our new Face Brick Plant based in Mount Hampden.
Reporting to the... more