Desirable & Stylish

The intricate contrast of colour and texture has showcased the best features of Corobrik’s clay paver range, more than 400 000 of which were used for the urban enhancement of the iconic Kliptown... more
Earthy face brick – inside and out - is the standout feature of a modern holiday home on the Free State side of the Vaal River designed by Johannesburg-based Thorsten Deckler of 26’10 South... more
Picture this, you’re sitting down with your architect in the beginning stages of planning your dream home and you realise that every decision from design to function is yours to make. This can be a... more
Mirroring I-CAT Environmental Solutions’ principles of ecological sustainability, its flagship Pretoria-based building was constructed using only environmentally-aligned products, among them,... more
Each January, around 450 000 students migrate to the 4 major cities of South Africa to attend tertiary education institutions. Although some will be able to stay at home, most need a place to live... more
The Clay Brick Association of South Africa congratulates Architects Sean Pillan, Jonathan Leibowitz and Lance Mac Bean of Empowered Spaces Architects on their innovative and attractive solution to... more
More than 3 million of Corobrik’s quality face brick products were used in the construction of The Junction @ Forest Hill in Centurion, Pretoria. The 440-unit rental housing development, based in... more
Claytile has supplied 150 000 NFP Maxis to Isipani Construction for Sea Point's newest and most exclusive apartments. 50 Upper Rhine Road was completed in November 2016 and consist of nine... more
The close proximity of the Ocon Brick manufacturing plant at Three Rivers in Meyerton made the company a natural choice for Socrasync Civil Construction to source the three million clay stock bricks... more
“What do you want, brick?” ….this is a question which has gained legendary status within architectural circles Whether accepted, concealed, rejected, desired or compared with more modern materials,... more
The movers and shakers of the architectural world in South Africa gathered to witness the presentation of the 2015/2016 Corobrik SAIA Awards of Merit for Excellence in Architecture to the cream of... more
Exposed masonry designs define one of the latest trends in modern homes, adding character by creating stunning accents that enrich the design whatever its inspiration. Natural clay facebrick has... more
Clay brick may be accepted as a conventional building material, but the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building of the University of Technology Sydney Australia shows that it's modular nature makes it the ideal... more
Clay bricks have a very convincing image in Europe as one of the most sustainable façade products.  These are some of the conclusions of the European Architectural Barometer report, a quarterly... more
Outdoor spaces are important features in South African living. Over the years the trend has been to craft landscapes so that they become an extension of the house and a recreational area in their own... more
A recent United States study shows that consumers prefer genuine clay brick exteriors on a national scale. Scoring highest nationally among all ages, races, income levels and household types, brick... more
The track record of clay brick construction in providing sustainable superior quality infrastructure - schools, clinics and houses - is evident in every South African city. Many cities boast... more
The Lasting Legacy of Clay Brick Across South Africa, clay brick buildings have shaped our architectural heritage from the earliest settlements. Clay brick features prominently in Cape Dutch... more
Clay Brick is 100% natural, and can be recycled after the useful life of the building When considering construction materials, design professionals need to look at the product choices and ask... more
Research undertaken by Adrian Bown from Leeds Metropolitan University of 860 homes found that brick structures can have a lifespan of 500 years or more. This research focussed on traditional low-rise... more
Brick may not be the first thing that springs to mind when we talk about green building. But there are qualities that bricks possess that make them one of the greenest walling materials around. Let’s... more