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Walling Requirements of Low Cost Housing in the Southern Cape Condensation Problem Area and the Need to Prevent Mould Growth

This Technical Note was developed on behalf of the Clay Brick Association of South Africa in response to a call for data from the CSIR (Council Sci

Vaal University tudent housing chose low maintenance clay brick

The decline in construction of new tertiary educational establishments has resulted in greater pressure being placed on existing facilities to accommodate the ever increasing number of students...view more

A computer monitor showing one of the Corobrik 3D Visualiser applications.

A new 3D Visualiser has been launched by Corobrik which will enable architects and specifiers to generate an accurate visual impression on their own computers of how a particular face brick would...view more

The new Royal School in Alberton is constructed from Corobrik Moroccan Red Travertine face bricks offering a robust school that requires no maintenance.

Red Travertine face brick is bringing rich aesthetic appeal and integrity to the construction of Royal School Alberton in Albertsdal.Cosmopolitan Projects’ Leopard’s Rest housing development...view more

A mixture of facebrick and clay pavers have been used at the vibrant Century City Square, a R1 billion project of mixed-use development that forms the heart of the Bridgeway Precinct in Cape Town...view more

The completion of the regeneration and reconstruction of the Agrivaal building in December last year has revitalised Tshwane’s Central Business District with its unique style.

As the...view more

More than a million of clay pavers have been used in the second and third phase of the rehabilitation of Tembisa sidewalks in the City of Ekurhuleni, Gauteng. The revitalisation project, initiated...view more

Cape Peninsular University of Technology students pave the courtyard at the Matthew Goniwe 2 residence on the Bellville campus during the Corobrik-CPUT Construction Week.

Corobrik partnered with the Cape Peninsular University of Technology (CPUT) for the third time in the highly beneficial CPUT-Corobrik Construction Week at the beginning of September 2015.

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The print version of this handbook is available from the Clay Brick Association. Content of the Building Contractors Handbook includes:

Common brick bonds

Wouldn’t life be so much easier if clients never changed their minds?

The CSR 8-star House uses 85% less heating and cooling energy that the average home built before 1990. Photograph CSR Limited, Australia

Figure 1 The CSR 8-star House uses 85% less heating and cooling energy that the average home built before 1990.

The new VRT Pitt Primary School in Swellendam, Western Cape

Bold use of face brick colours contrast in a striking architectural design have resulted in an eye-catching school building servicing the Railton community in Swellendam, Western Cape. The R45-...view more

economical

Economical & Practical

energy savings

Energy Efficient & Sustainable

value

Desirable & Stylish