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Paving at Devonbosch Estate - a lifestyle estate outside Stellenbosch where retail, business and recreation are all part of the deal

Cabrico Bricks has supplied Rustic Blend, Platinum and Autumn clay pavers to the exciting new mixed use estate Devenboasch in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands. These colours enhance the...view more

The Clay Brick Association has sponsored three prizes for an architectural student competition to design alternative solutions for the homeless population. Run by The Cape Institute for...view more

Frankie Pappas Waterberg Retreat

Architecture collective Frankie Pappas has hidden the 3.3-metres-wide House of the Big Arch within the Bushveld nature reserve in the north of South Africa.As the house was located an hour-and-a-...view more

Few things irritate us more than exposure to excessive noise. For schools, it's more than just an annoyance. In France, a study found that with every 10-decibel increase in classroom noise, students' language and math scores decreased by 5.5 points.

Conradie Park is a new mixed-income, mixed-use housing development conveniently located near main arterial roads, in Pinelands, Cape Town. The R3 billion, 22-hectare development – a partnership...view more

President Cyril Ramaphosa at the official opening of Kwastina

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivered the keynote address at the official opening of Corobrik’s Kwastina brick manufacturing factory in Driefontein, Gauteng.The state-of-the-art factory forms part...view more

Study Instructions and Drawings before starting. This project has been kept as simple as possible and can be completed in a weekend.

Diébédo Francis Kéré

The 2022 laureate of, the Pritzker Architecture Prize - architecture’s highest honor - is Diébédo Francis Kéré, Burkina Faso-born architect and educator.

Francis Kéré is the 51st winner of...view more

Whitewash an old brick masonry wall for a contemporary edge

One of the many benefits of a clay brick home is that it is easy to extend and renovate. Instead of hunting down a perfect kitchen or extra room elsewhere, why not save on commissions and transfer fees and upgrade the property you have.

Step into a scene from “Game of Thrones” – a castle on a hill with turrets and battlements … guarded by dragons!

Perched upon the Karbonkelberg Mountain overlooking the Hout Bay harbour is...view more

Mariana with Gifa president Krynauw Nel presented the 2021 People’s Choice award. Architectural practice Hubo Studio won the award for the Elements Library at King David School in Sandton.

Executive director Mariana Lamont represented the Clay Brick Association at the Gauteng Institute for Architecture (GIfA) Grand Awards. The ceremony celebrated projects that represent the best in...view more

Zara Poorun: Best all-round performance by a student in BAS Hons (NMU)

Studying is hard, and 2020 was the worst possible year! All schools and institutions of higher education were forced to close from March necessitating alternative ways of ensuring access to...view more

Situated on the University of Mpumalanga Lower Campus, the Research Facility provides a spacious, bright academic environment that takes advantage of the climate and natural landscape of the...view more

Brick walls add character to any room, providing a textured backdrop that complements other design elements. Exposed brick walls can make an otherwise boring space feel warm and inviting, not to...view more

View from Carisbrook Street. Photo courtesy of Team Architects

This month's top project is the story of Fred, Ben, D&S Planning Studio, an aging Victorian and a long, sloping site with development potential located on the corner of Upper Buitengracht and...view more

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