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9 September 2021 Corobrik launches new video series to showcase featured projects
Leading clay face brick manufacturer Corobrik has launched a new video series entitled Corobrik Projects to highlight the many possibilities offered by face brick as a building material. The series features some of...
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11 June 2021 Winners of 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards announced
The winners of the 2019 & 2020 Corobrik Student Architecture Awards were announced at a first-ever hybrid event hosted by the company in Johannesburg on Thursday 10 June. The 2019 awards ceremony had to be...
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12 May 2021 Building an architectural legacy with Corobrik
Clay face brick and paving will always play a significant role in the built environment. Here five leading architects describe how Corobrik products have allowed them to realise their aesthetic and technical...
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19 April 2021 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of KwaZulu-Natal
Looking at how architecture can contribute to existing learning environments by integrating community influence within rural primary schools resulted in Neeshailin Naicker being declared the regional winner from the...
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12 April 2021 Corobrik celebrates first bricks from its new R800m Kwastina factory
From humble beginnings in 1902, Corobrik is proud to launch a new frontier in the brick-manufacturing industry in Africa. After careful consideration of a suitable name, Kwastina (‘Home of the Brick’) will deliver...
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5 March 2021 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of Pretoria
Burial spaces within the City of Pretoria have become inert, fenced-off islands – restricting death rituals and their intrinsic value to society, according to Liam Ullrich from the University of Pretoria. A final-...
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23 February 2021 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: UCT Landscape Architecture
Landscape architecture is a way of continuously negotiating between a wide range of practices, involving people, materials and timelines, according to Hayden Malan, declared winner of the Most Innovative Final-Year...
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23 February 2021 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: UCT School of Architecture
A thesis entitled ‘Montage, Collage in making Tarkovsky’s Zone: Sculpting a Cinematic Narrative Space in a Liminal Landscape’ by Katya Krat was selected regional winner from the School of Architecture at the...
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4 February 2021 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: University of the Free State
A project exploring the themes of time, cycle and ritual embodied within the Hindu religion in order to influence the creation of a contemporary cremation infrastructure was declared the regional winner from the...
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4 February 2021 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards Regional Winner: Nelson Mandela University
A project focused on waste pickers, a group of individuals largely unacknowledged within the circular waste economy, was declared a regional winner of the 34th Corobrik Architectural Student of the Year Awards from...
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