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Meet the eight finalists of the 37th Corobrik Student Architecture Awards

7 April 2024: Leading brickmaker Corobrik continues to enrich the architectural profession with its annual...view more

Corobrik has ensured best environmental practice at all its quarrying, manufacturing operations since the 1980s

29 April 2024: All quarrying and manufacturing operations operated by...view more

Elements of a cavity wall

A cavity wall is two masonry walls separated by an air space or cavity. This simple building design concept has huge benefits. For the life of the building, It gives built-in insulation from both temperature extremes and noise.

Photo Cred: BlackBrick

BlackBrick Sandton is a recently completed conversion that embodies the ethos of sustainability on a scale that integrates sustainability in just about every aspect of modern living. Clay brick...view more

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

Cabrico Bricks has supplied clay pavers to the exciting new mixed use estate Devonbosch in the heart of the Stellenbosch Winelands. The clay paving reflects the history of the property.. Killarney...view more

Recycling waste products by incorporating them into clay brick during production not only reduces waste, it can improve clay brick porosity, thermal conductivity and water absorption properties

Common brick bonds

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

Energy Use of a 130 square metre residential home in different SA climate zones.

In many countries, wall thermal resistance or R-value is the sole determinant of energy efficiency. Here in South Africa, R-values are only one measurement to consider.

“A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step…” says the Chinese proverb.
In May this year, Makana Brick and Khanya presented an extensive brick laying course to ten
trainees...view more

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Economical & Practical

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Energy Efficient & Sustainable

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Desirable & Stylish