Before the concept of sustainability took on its current depth of meaning, Algoa Brick was already working towards reducing its resource consumption.
MD and SAEEC Board Member Nico Mienie...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
Complementing its current socio-economic impact areas such as health and safety, employment, human rights and equity, the clay brick sector can further positively impact its employees, local communities as well as the wider public.
If you look into the definition of a wall, it is an architectural structure designed to protect inside from outside primarily from intrusion, to define a boundary and to block views from outside...view more
Through the clever use of materials, including Corobrik’s range of low-maintenance face bricks, the immaculate 01 on Lunar building on the uMhlanga Ridge emanates a clean, neat façade welcoming...view more
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
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...view more
Local clay brick is arranged in an authentic, artisanal geometric pattern, using repetition to create continually changing light and shadows throughout the day.
The brick making sector in South Africa currently emits roughly 2.2 million tCO2e per year (Sector Sustainability Report 2018). Monitoring and reporting must cover all industrial processes,...view more