Property Owners & Developers

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

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

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

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

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

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