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  Clay Brick has played an active role within the culture of architecture throughout the ages. When playing famous modernist architect, Louis I Kahn, actor Woody Harrelson said, “A common brick wants to be something more than it is,” In the early 1970s Kahn posed a question regarding bricks, that…

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A new 3D Visualiser to be launched by Corobrik on the 1st July will enable architects and specifiers to generate an accurate visual impression on their own computers of how a particular face brick would look on one of the existing designs. All they need to do is select a…

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A mixture of Corobrik’s facebrick and paver range has been used in the construction of the vibrant Century City Square, a R1 billion project of mixed-use development that forms the heart of the Bridgeway Precinct in Cape Town. Developed by Rabie Property Group, Century City Square is the flagship project…

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University of Witwatersrand graduate Vedhant Maharaj has won the 29th Corobrik architectural student of the year award.  Corobrik has been supporting talented architectural students by organising this event for nearly three decade and winners of the Corobrik Award have gone on to make a name for themselves in the extremely…

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A far-sighted architectural student with his roots strongly planted in South African soil has won a prize for the design of an institutional building which will facilitate diversity and reinforce an emerging high street in Delft, a low income area 25km from Cape Town’s CBD. Clint Abrahams of the University…

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As the leading supplier of concrete materials in southern Africa, AfriSam has been supplying the Lesotho nation with superior quality cement for over half a century. The company established a physical presence in Lesotho when it opened its distribution centre in Maseru in 1999. This year AfriSam has, once again,…

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University of Cape Town landscape architecture graduate, Frank Kleinschmidt, has won the 2015 Corobrik Most Innovative Landscape Architecture Award for an innovative dissertation using an experimental board game known as Street Tactics™ to explore the exciting contemporary urban design concept known as “tactical urbanism”.   He took home a R6…

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Innovation, while incorporating ever-improving technology, is a standout quality that differentiates design resolutions and helps define architecture as special among one’s peers. Innovation, in sync with context, provides the delight factor permitting architectural design to compete comfortably on the world stage. Technical skill, technological understanding and the ability to create…

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Visitors to Corobrik’s new Lansdowne Centre will enjoy an enhanced customer experience in convenient new surroundings. The prominent new centre is based at 1 Mahillon Road, Philippi in Springfield, a mere 300 metres away from the previous premises, ensuring regular customers are not inconvenienced. “As the contract for our old…

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