The CBA represents the clay brick and paver manufacturers of Southern Africa.

We inspire sustainable, contemporary brick architecture and building design in all areas of the built environment: commercial, residential and landscape.

Building Construction Professionals

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
Balebogeng Primary School was founded in 1956 during the previous dispensation and serves the community of Mamelodi East, Ward 33. “The need for a media centre was brought to our attention by an... more
A modern cavity wall is a watertight, energy-efficient masonry structure appropriate for external load-bearing walls.  About a third of all the heat lost in an uninsulated home escapes through the... more
There is a housing backlog of about 2.3 million homes with Gauteng requiring 600 000 new homes to meet the need. The backlog in Gauteng - according to a report by the PSAM (Public Service... more
Innovative architecture was celebrated at SAIA KZN Inauguration and Awards’ Ceremony in Durban on Saturday, 3 August 2019.  It was a night of twin celebrations as the South African Institute for... more
By Tim Harford Presenter, 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy Bricks have been with us since the very dawn of civilisation. The oldest were found in Jericho, in Jordan, by the archaeologist... more
Severe thunderstorms which hit KwaZulu-Natal in April this year took many lives and left thousands of structures destroyed – one of which was the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Empangeni. The tragic... more
A Boundary Park warehouse and office block, located within Johannesburg’s North Riding area, is a unique envisioning of the striking elegance that characterises Corobrik’s latest addition to the clay... more
Corobrik’s ongoing support of architects and architecture has been extended with the sponsorship of the SAIA-KZN First Thursdays – a monthly programme which showcases the work of local architects... 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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