Brickworks

Products made from fired clay have always been intimately entwined with the history of civilisation. The oldest objects, mostly ritual figurines of in the shape of animals or humans, as well as ceramic containers, are many thousands of years old. Construction materials of fired clay have been used in the Middle East since 4000 BC. The use of roof tiles made of fired clay, a Greek invention, has

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Brick industry

Tags: Nature and Environment, Geology and raw materials, Mineral raw materials, Rocks, Geology
Spatial extent: Switzerland
Times: 1907, 1935, 1965, 1995, 2015

Map objects: Aadorf, Aarau, Aarberg, Affoltern im Emmental, Allschwil, Altishofen, Altwis, Amriswil, Andelfingen, Appenzell, Ardez, Arth, Attelwil, Autigny, Avenches, Avry-sur-Matran, Baden, Balerna, Balgach, Bardonnex, Basadingen, Bellevue, Benken (SG), Bercher, Berg (TG), Bergdietikon, Beringen, Bern, Bettenhausen, Bevaix, Biel (BE), Binningen, Birmenstorf (AG), Birrhard, Bonfol, Bonstetten, Boppelsen, Brittnau, Bubendorf, Bubikon, Buch (SH), Burgdorf, Burgistein, Bursins, Bussigny-près-Lausanne, Bussy-Chardonney, Bäretswil, Bäriswil, Büren an der Aare, Büren zum Hof, Bürglen (TG), Büttikon, Canobbio, Caslano, Cham, Charmoille, Chavornay, Chur, Corbières, Corcelles-le-Jorat, Corcelles-près-Payerne, Corcelles-sur-Chavornay, Courgevaux, Couvet, Crissier, Cunter, Derendingen, Diessenhofen, Dietikon, Dinhard, Dintikon, Domat/Ems, Dotzigen, Därligen, Döttingen, Düdingen, Eclépens, Effingen, Einsiedeln, Embrach, Emmen, Entlebuch, Epalinges, Ersigen, Eschlikon, Etoy, Ettiswil, Etzelkofen, Faoug, Felben-Wellhausen, Ferpicloz, Fisibach, Flaach, Fontaines (NE), Forel (Lavaux), Frauenfeld, Freienstein-Teufen, Frick, Fräschels, Fétigny, Gais, Gals, Gettnau, Giffers, Golaten, Gossau (SG), Goumoens-la-Ville, Grosswangen, Grüningen, Guggisberg, Hallau, Hallwil, Heiden, Herisau, Hochdorf, Hofen, Holderbank (AG), Horn, Horw, Hägendorf, Igis, Inwil, Ittigen, Jona, Jongny, Kaisten, Kappel am Albis, Kreuzlingen, Kriens, Kulmerau, Kölliken, Lancy, Langenthal, Langnau im Emmental, Laufen, Laufenburg, Lausen, Leibstadt, Lenzburg, Leuggern, Liestal, Lohn (SH), Lonay, Lopagno, Lufingen, Lyss, Lüterkofen-Ichertswil, Lützelflüh, Magden, Malters, Marthalen, Mathod, Matzendorf, Mellingen, Merenschwand, Miglieglia, Mogelsberg, Mollens (VD), Monteggio, Morbio Superiore, Moutier, Muri (AG), Muttenz, Männedorf, Möriken-Wildegg, Naz, Neftenbach, Neuchâtel, Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Neunkirch, Nidau, Niederbipp, Novaggio, Novazzano, Näfels, Oberbuchsiten, Oberburg, Oberdiessbach, Oberkulm, Oberriet (SG), Oberwil, Oberwil (BL), Ogens, Ollon, Ossingen, Pambio-Noranco, Pampigny, Payerne, Peyres-Possens, Pfaffnau, Pfungen, Pieterlen, Ponte Tresa, Poschiavo, Préverenges, Rafz, Rapperswil, Rapperswil (BE), Rapperswil (SG), Reinach (BL), Renens (VD), Rheinfelden, Richenthal, Richterswil, Riggisberg, Riva San Vitale, Roggwil, Roggwil (BE), Rolle, Romanens, Ruswil, Rüschegg, Saanen, Saint-Imier, Sainte-Croix, Sattel, Savigny, Schaffhausen, Schleitheim, Schwyz, Schänis, Schüpfen, Seeberg, Seengen, Sempach, Signau, Sirnach, Solothurn, St. Antönien Ascharina, St. Gallen, Stabio, Stadel, Steckborn, Steffisburg, Stein (AG), Stein am Rhein, Steinmaur, Sulgen, Sulz (AG), Sumiswald, Thalheim an der Thur, Thayngen, Trimbach, Trub, Tuggen, Turbenthal, Unterendingen, Unterschlatt, Unterägeri, Uster, Valcolla, Veltheim (AG), Versoix, Vinzel, Vordemwald, Wattenwil, Wattwil, Werthenstein, Wettingen, Wettswil am Albis, Wigoltingen, Wilchingen, Winterthur, Wittenbach, Wittnau, Wohlen bei Bern, Wynau, Wädenswil, Würenlingen, Yverdon-les-Bains, Yvonand, Zeiningen, Zollikofen, Zug, Zunzgen, Zürich