Technical Sheet: Fired Clay Bricks

Technical Sheet: Fired Clay Bricks

Burnt bricks are the preferred walling material in many countries of the world. For thousands of years they have withstood sun and rain, earthquakes and wars. They are warm in cold whether and cool in the heat, they can be used time and again.

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Kathryn Pozak
Swiss and Canadian
Political Scientist and Journalist
English, Spanish, spoken German.
General concepts and synergies, backstopping, evaluations



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