Table 2: Perceptions of architects on barriers to the use of burnt clay bricks.

BarriersFrequencyPercentageRank

Quality of output (poor workmanship)1275%5th
Low demand for burnt clay bricks1488%2nd
Inappropriate use of burnt clay bricks in construction1488%2nd
Limitation in design forms1063%7th
Inadequate supply of clay16%11th
Structural problems16%11th
Excessive cost implications1594%1st
Noncompatibility with other materials1381%4th
Transportation problems956%9th
Constructability problems1063%7th
Psychological problems956%9th
Unavailability of burnt clay bricks when needed1275%5th