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Seven Awards and four Commended projects were announced in the 2015/2016 AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture + Innovation at the gala event in Cape Town tonight. The eleven projects chosen by the award adjudicators were among a total of 22 final qualifying entries that had been selected from a record…

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Hundreds of families in the Westgate Grange area of Pietermaritzburg will soon have access to affordable housing with the completion of Aloe Ridge, the largest social housing project in the city constructed entirely of Corobrik’s facebrick. Conceptualised by non-profit organisation, Msunduzi Housing Association (MHA), construction of Aloe Ridge began in…

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THE quality, cost and time efficiencies of innovative building technology outweighs any and all of the traditional brick and mortar values. This said however, it is a method of building that is taking time to become entrenched in the South African building industry.   What is needed is a paradigm…

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Transforming a house into a home is one of the most rich and rewarding journeys of every person’s life. A home is a mirror of your best self; your hopes, memories, quirks and loves. But all too often on the journey to building the perfect home, the bathroom gets left…

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Choose the right floor to be in your element Totally floored by the colours and choices when selecting your floor? Belgotex Floors’ picturesque “Journey of Discovery” helps you identify which element of life – Earth, Air, Fire, Water or Spirit – defines your style. These five elements reflect our deepest…

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Johannesburg Municipality Police Department’s (JMPD) cycle team wanted to put Corobrik on the map by having them sponsor their kit in the annual cycling competition between themselves and other metro cycling teams. This annual event is made up of teams from the municipality police departments of Johannesburg, Tshwane, Ekurhuleni and…

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In a concerted effort to give back to the community where Corobrik’s headquarters are located and a number of their employees reside, the company has donated to Phoenix Child Welfare, along with other local projects under the Ubuntu Community Chest umbrella. Phoenix Child Welfare works according to a mantra that…

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Corobrik has once again provided hands-on learning for landscaping technology students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) by sponsoring the CPUT-Corobrik construction week for the fourth year running. Initiated in 2013, the week provides an opportunity for the students to participate in a landscape design and construction project…

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We are looking forward to another successful AfriSam-SAIA Award during 2016 – when the best sustainable and innovative work in South Africa’s building sector is acknowledged and celebrated. With a record 47 entries in the four award categories, the overwhelming response signals a resounding endorsement of the increasing importance of…

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