Deep Water Bay bricks

Material category:

Ceramic

Identification number:

22-1000-288-a

Sample produced by:

TAL-L

Sample date:

2 Apr 2022 (Extracted)

Sample condition:

Intact

Site-driven material

Brick Hill (known as Nam Long Shan) lies in the south of Hong Kong Island. The hill was named after the brick works factory that used the site between 1889 and 1931. Raw materials including clays are excavated from the hill nearby for the production of fire bricks, tiles and water pipes.

Surface Condition:

Loose

Depth of sample extraction:

On/Above Ground

Slope at extraction point:

< 35°

State:

Object/Composite

Production Attribute

Distance from source location: <= 100km

Production Energy: Low

Water Footprint for Production: Low

Collatoral Pollution:Low

CO2 Footprint: Low

Fabrication Process

Casting

Form

Block

Sensory Attributes

Touch: Hard

Tactile Warmth: Cool

Flexibility: Stiff

Resilience: Ductile

Odour: None

Glossiness: Matte

Transparency: Opaque

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