For thousands of years, the elements of fire, water, air and earth have been used to produce a building material of incomparable usefulness and attractiveness.
Clay retains the inherent strength, durability and economy that made it the building material of choice over centuries.
Wienerberger supplies a comprehensive product range for the entire building as well as for outdoor areas.
The whole building envelope can be designed with clay building materials. Clay roof tiles, clay blocks, facing bricks and pavers can be individually matched to each other. The tile façade is a highly aesthetic solution that gives architects much leeway for the design of a building envelope in terms of structure, colour and format. The number of possible designs according to very personal wishes and ideas is practically unlimited.
Clay building materials are simply more convincing.
In general, the production process for clay blocks, facing bricks and clay roof tiles is quite similar. Here we give you an interesting insight into the world of brick production.
Wienerberger is focused on long-term success – anyone who wants to be successful tomorrow must be committed to sustainable action.
WISBA stands for Wienerberger Sustainable Building Academy. WISBA is an educational program Wienerberger organizes and finances for architecture and civil engineering students, who are interested in sustainable building solutions.
Building a house is a lifetime investment where many aspects have to be carefully considered. One of these aspects is, of course, the building material.
The dossiers in this section give you insights into complex issues as well as an overview on certain building related topics and shine a light on causes and backgrounds.
We spend 90% of our time indoors. Due to increasingly tight building envelopes, which stop air from entering the interior through leaking windows and are thus enhancing the energy efficiency of a building but also affecting the indoor climate, the importance of selecting the right building material is growing.
Would you like to renovate your roof, replace the roof cladding and improve the thermal performance or you are looking for a suitable roof construction for you newly constructed house? The following information helps you to make the right choice and provides a compact overview of subjects concerning the roof.
House built with Wienerberger clay blocks in the Italian region of Emilia Romagna that withstood the earthquake in May 2012.
Renovation and refurbishment of existing buildings is becoming more and more important these days as space and resources are often limited, especially in urban areas. Adaptations and extensions of buildings as well as attic conversions are a good alternative to new buildings. Refurbishments help us to create more space, reduce energy consumption and preserve our cultural heritage while bringing the building up to latest technical standards. Renovation not only honours the past, it also means looking into the future!
External walls made of clay blocks function like an air-conditioning unit: they regulate temperature and air humidity and permanently ensure a pleasant and healthy indoor climate.
"Clay blocks are particularly natural and healthy. They are able to breathe, store heat and optimally balance room air humidity and temperature. In short: clay blocks provide for a healthy and pleasant room climate" environmental analyst Peter Tappler.
Wienerberger offers its customers a comprehensive product range of clay blocks for cost- and energy efficient shell construction – for single-family homes, apartment houses and public buildings.
Clay building materials are among the oldest building materials in the world and have remained highly popular to the present day. This is not surprising since clay building materials are natural, versatile, durable and stable in value. Those who choose clay blocks by Wienerberger play it safe and have many advantages on their side.
Porotherm clay blocks combine state-of-the-art production technology with a high level of environmental compatibility.
Porotherm by Wienerberger stands for a qualitatively optimised and broad portfolio for solid brick walls and brick ceilings
The wide selection of possible clay roof tile designs offers architects the possibility to reflect regional identities – from pitched roofs via arched roofs through to monopitch roofs.
For many people, a roof conveys a feeling of security and charm as it is both flagship and protective shield.
Roofers can apply the practice-oriented roofing solutions by Wienerberger in a safe and reliable way.
Wienerberger clay roof tiles combine natural tradition and state-of-the-art technology.
Clay roof tiles by Wienerberger combine state-of-the-art production technology with high environmental compatibility.
With 14 plants, Tondach Gleinstätten AG is the leading producer of clay roof tiles in Central and Southeastern Europe.
The façade is the showpiece of a building. Not only are brick façades characterised by their beautiful looks, they are also indestructible, durable and maintenance-free.
There are many options how to design the exterior wall of a building.
There are varied applications for facing bricks when constructing new buildings, regardless whether these are single-family homes or apartment houses.
Wienerberger responds to current trends in brick façades with numerous newly developed products.
The outdoor area. Clay pavers turn every private garden or public place into a special experience.
Clay pavers by Wienerberger provide an almost infinite variety for the design of gardens, open areas, roads, pavements or pedestrian zones – in numerous colours and countless formats and surfaces. No brick resembles another and in the overall picture they create, they show the vivid play of colours of fired clay.
Feel nature with every step you take.
Clients, architects as well as garden and landscape planners like to work with Wienerberger clay pavers because they are impressed with the strong and characteristic aesthetic of the clay pavers and also acknowledge additional arguments.
Clay pavers by Wienerberger combine highest aesthetic standards with functionality. To do this, Wienerberger relies on the company’s own technical know-how, intelligent technologies and innovations.