Fired clay is a versatile and robust building material that has a timeless appeal. Clay building products can be used across the whole envelope in the form of bricks, blocks, façade systems, roof tiles and pavers.
As one of the oldest and most popular building materials available, clay bricks and roof tiles are deeply rooted in European history and form some of our most iconic buildings. The trans-generational lifecycle of clay-built structures means that they have become part of our cultural heritage and architectural identity. Today’s products are manufactured much more efficiently than in the past, which results in higher quality and lower environmental impact. However, Wienerberger retains traditional shaping methods for Keymer hand-made roof tiles, to meet the demands of restoration projects and to achieve a heritage look.
Here is a closer look at the benefits that clay building products offer to the construction industry and building occupants: