Healthy & Comfortable

Ngamwonwan House

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

Few things irritate us more than exposure to excessive noise.

More than 1000 learners at Thushanang Primary School in Mpumalanga will benefit from an upgrade of their school. The school was built with Federale Stene's Semiface Travetine (FBA) clay bricks....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

Students at the University of Mpumalanga can study close to home saving travel and living expenses. L to R: Balungile Landzela, Sibusiso Sibiya, Venetia Mgiba, Mzwakhe Nkosi

Education infrastructure is the government’s investment in South Africa’s future. A place of learning must be the embodiment of stability, permanence and strength and provide an environment that...view more

UK Construction Online’s Matt Brown speaks with Keith Aldis, Chief Executive of the Brick Development Association (BDA), on the brick manufacturing industry meeting sustainability targets and the...view more

Passive design is “energy efficient design” that makes harnesses free heat from the sun and natural night time cooling to make a home more comforta

Benefits of Brick Factsheet

SECURE: ROBUST & LOW RISK

Concepts are explained and the definitions of Thermal Resistance and Thermal Capacity, as well as the formulae for the calculation thereof, are pro

Review of Health Aspects in Buildings as pertain to VOCs (volatile Organic Compounds) and Clay Brick Masonry Walling

ABT structural failures at Good Hope Primary School

Clay brick has always been the material of choice for sustainable, low maintenance and long lasting infrastructure. Schools, clinics and houses built over the past 100 years all across South...view more

Montana High School Library in Worcester makes superb use of the natural insulating properties of clay brick. Photograph courtesy of Worcester Brick.

Clay Brick is confirmed as intrinsically ‘perfect’ for defining a sustainable and more energy efficient future.

The ante towards building greater sustainability into the built environments...view more

economical

Economical & Practical

energy savings

Energy Efficient & Sustainable

value

Desirable & Stylish