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Cities have evolved into a more complex space inter-linked by a number of systems and planners generally have failed to read the ‘Urban Progression’ and thus cities have failed significantly in terms of the ‘Quality of Life’ of the urbanites.

ARCHITECTURE IN CHALLENGING TIMES

Cities have evolved into a more complex space inter-linked by a number of systems and planners generally have failed to read the ‘Urban Progression’ and thus cities have failed significantly in terms of the ‘Quality of Life’ of the urbanites. (more…)

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CLAY BRICK CONSTRUCTION IN A CLASS OF ITS OWN FOR INFRASTRUCTURE

While the solid all round performance and superior life-time value that clay brick brings to infrastructure buildings remains unparalleled, local and international comparative research continues to compound demonstrating why clay brick, as a ‘green’ building material, is so perfect for thermally efficient sustainable construction in South African environments. While it was the exhaustive comparative research […]

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Clay brick sets the benchmark in sustainability

ClayBrick.org is to pursue one of the most exciting and ambitious research projects ever – an Industry Lifecycle Assessment of Masonry Walling. This mandate was given at the recent 49th Annual General Meeting of the Clay Brick Association, where the appointment of Pelelani Ngcuka as the new President, and the new Board, among other strategic […]

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New technology ensures clay bricks are more sustainable than ever

Jeffrey’s Bay, internationally renowned as ‘surfers paradise’ for its challenging waves is once again ‘making waves’ in the international arena, through the launch of South Africa’s first operational brick and mortar, energy efficient Vertical Shaft Brick Kiln (VSBK) on the 27th September 2011 at Langkloof Bricks, under the auspices of the SA-VSBK project.   The […]

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