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South Africa is driving urban renewal to replace dilapidated construction with fresh and inspiring accommodate to revitalise cities. For this to be successful, inspirational products such as clay face brick is being selected. Corobrik’s clay face bricks are durable and practicable and able to create an attractive finish. For this…

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The Corobrik Architectural Student Awards have been won by Jean-Pierre Desvaux De Marigny from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He displayed new and distinctive ideas, a high standard of technical skill, creative flair and a good grasp of sustainability issues. De Marigny also showed a clear understanding of the complex role…

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Beyond brick and mortar houses The inefficiencies of moulding a brick or block in a mould then tasking an artisan to lay them. Then chase the walls for water and electrical services. Then relying on another artisan to plaster the walls. Dependent on the skills and ability of artisans to…

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The Private Box and VIP Betting areas of the Turfontein Race Course have recently been re-shod using Traviata’s  “IsoCore” – Swiss Oak Bern flooring.  Key to this installation was the technical innovation offered by the new IsoCore technology.  Firstly the “Drop-Lock 100” system allowed the more than 650m2 of flooring…

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The moladi injection moulded construction process The inefficiencies of moulding a brick or block in a mould then tasking an artisan to lay them. Then chase the walls for water and electrical services. Then relying on another artisan to plaster the walls. Depending on the skills and ability of artisans…

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Over the decades many people have had varying views on bricks for construction. Fortunately, there are those, such as Johannesburg architect, Thorsten Deckler, who feels you can built almost anything from face brick. Between the two world wars, the English town of Slough was used to dump war materials and…

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Africa’s biggest food and hospitality platform set to capitalise on booming hotel and tourism sector with buyers from across the continent and suppliers from around the world Leading hospitality suppliers from around the world will be in Johannesburg for the inaugural The Hotel Show Africa, which will take place from…

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Fans play a major role in regulating the temperature of a room, offering a cooling effect and increasing ventilation. However with all the various options available these days, finding the right fan for your needs can sometimes be a daunting task.  This doesn’t have to be the case though, here…

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The unique generic benefit package that clay brick construction provides for achieving eminently sustainable built environments for people to live, work, learn and play, is being continuously added to by Corobrik through the systematic pursuit of social, economic and environmental interventions to advance Corobrik’s value proposition to its clients and…

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