The CBA represents the clay brick and paver manufacturers of Southern Africa.

We inspire sustainable, contemporary brick architecture and building design in all areas of the built environment: commercial, residential and landscape.

Working with Load Bearing Brickwork


This technical paper looks in detail at the properties and specifications required for load bearing brickwork. Load-bearing brickwork is a well tried, versatile, durable and economical material with a successful past and a promising future.

We thank Prof G E Blight, Pr Eng, MSc. (Eng), PhD of the University of the Witwatersrand for his contribution.


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