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One unpleasant financial shock for South Africa’s new remote workforce is soaring electricity bills. We may have saved on takeaways, clothes and haircuts, but running a home office and home school...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

The start of the 2020 school year was particularly exciting for some 1 800 pupils as they entered the doors of the newly-constructed Noordgesig Primary School, located in Soweto. Part of the...view more

A modern cavity wall is a watertight, energy-efficient masonry structure appropriate for external load-bearing walls. About a third of all the heat lost in an uninsulated home escapes through the...view more

Bell 220 Versalift

R350 000.00 exc VAT

Please contact Wally Menge (Sterkfontein Bricks) on 083 306 4701view more

Professor Arthur Barker, Annemie Vermeulen and Liza Corgne of Corobrik.

This year it was announced that Annemie Vermeulen from the University of Pretoria was the regional winner of this sought-after award. Commenting on the Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year...view more

Senzo Mamba’s thesis is entitled ‘Bricolage: The architecture of waste’

Senzo Mamba from the University of Johannesburg was the regional winner of this sought-after award. Commenting on the Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Award, Musa Shangase Corobrik...view more

De Jager Booysen is the regional winner from the Tshwane University of Technology. His thesis is entitled Centre of Healing

De Jager Booysen from the Tshwane University of Technology was the regional winner of the sought-after Corobrik’s Regional Architecture Award . Commenting on the Corobrik Architectural Student of...view more

Gideon Greyvenstein is the regional winner from the Nelson Mandela University in the 33rd Corobrik Architectural Student Awards

Gideon Greyvenstein from Nelson Mandela University was the Eastern Cape regional winner of the sought-afterCorobrik regional architecture award. He received R10 000, with Mohammad Yusuf Gopee...view more

There is a housing backlog of about 2.3 million homes with Gauteng requiring 600 000 new homes to meet the need. The backlog in Gauteng - according to a report by the PSAM (Public Service...view more

Prof Ora Joubert keynote speaker, incoming president of the SAIA KZN, Patrick Smith and Musa Shangase of Corobrik

Innovative architecture was celebrated at SAIA KZN Inauguration and Awards’ Ceremony in Durban on Saturday, 3 August 2019. It was a night of twin celebrations as the South African Institute for...view more

The Kalyan minaret in Uzbekistan is a circular-pillar baked brick tower 45.6m high. There is a brick spiral staircase that twists up inside around the pillar to the rotunda.

By Tim Harford Presenter, 50 Things That Made the Modern Economy

Bricks have been with us since the very dawn of civilisation. The oldest were found in Jericho, in Jordan, by the...view more

Pictured at East Coast Radio are from left, Christine van den Bergh and Christopher du Trevou of Corobrik, Pastor Ndabezinhle Sibiya and Damon Beard of ECR

Severe thunderstorms which hit KwaZulu-Natal in April this year took many lives and left thousands of structures destroyed – one of which was the Pentecostal Holiness Church in Empangeni. The...view more

A Boundary Park warehouse and office block, located within Johannesburg’s North Riding area, is a unique envisioning of the striking elegance that characterises Corobrik’s latest addition to the...view more

Caption: (img 2441) Pictured at the first event held at the KZN Institute of Architecture offices in Glenwood Durban are from left Patrick Smith, SAIA-KZN President; Christine van den Bergh, Corobrik; Skura Mtembu, SAIA-KZN Vice-President; Jo Lees, SAIA-KZN Member; Adheema Davis, SAIA-KZN Vice-President.

Corobrik’s ongoing support of architects and architecture has been extended with the sponsorship of the SAIA-KZN First Thursdays – a monthly programme which showcases the work of local architects...view more

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