Property Owners & Developers

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

Few things irritate us more than exposure to excessive noise.

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.

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

Imvisiswano Junior Primary School – Middeldrift. Clay brick masonry in schools moderates noise and temperature extremes, improving concentration, memory and knowledge retention. Quiet environments generally reduce stress and encourage student-teacher communication. Photograph courtesy of Makana Brick.

This year, South Africans spent their winter days at home with their children, dogs and working spouses. One of the key productivity killers, has been noise!

Noise is not only irritating,...view more

Residents at Princess Plots in Roodeport are enjoying their homes that have been constructed from Corobrik’s Fynbos Geel and Fynbos Rooi clay face bricks

Corobrik’s face bricks used to create homes in Roodepoort’s Princess Plots Informal Settlement

The first phase of the Princess Plots Informal Settlement Upgrade Project has seen 281 homes...view more

Construction industry suppliers are calling for government leaders to add construction to the list of essential businesses. According to a joint statement from the Clay Brick Association of...view more

EThekwini Municipality continues to show its commitment to the city’s residents through a number of ongoing upgrades to public spaces, prioritising the use of quality contractors and building...view more

When it comes to modern and minimalist design, Scandanavia leads the way! Fjordenhus is the first architectural work of Olafur Eliasson, a Danish-Icelandic artist.

Fjordenhus (Fjord house...view more

The first phase of the Princess Plots Informal Settlement Upgrade Project has seen 281 homes handed over to residents in this Roodepoort-based settlement, with the construction incorporating lay...view more

Cput 112026 The students constructing the brick edged flower garden.

More than 100 Landscape Architecture students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) were tasked with transforming a vacant courtyard at the Belville campus Horticulture building...view more

In a tranquil setting in the heart of South Africa’s capital city of Pretoria, a new hub of scientific discovery and innovation for Africa is breaking ground and taking shape. Defined by a brick...view more

The Clay Brick Association showed off the benefits and beauty of South African clay pavers and brick at FutureScape Africa 2019 in October. FutureScape is the leading event in exterior design,...view more

The Cape Institute for Architecture took the initiative in August to celebrate Woman's month with a full schedule of events celebrating the achievements of women in architecture. The CBA was proud...view more