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Alexander Forbes Headquarters – Johannesburg, South Africa

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Building: Alexander Forbes Headquarters
Location: Sandton Johannesburg, South Africa; 115 West St.
Architect: Paragon Architects
Structural Engineers: PERI
Consulting Engineers: Sotiralis Consulting Engineers (Pty) Ltd
Chief Contractor: WBHO/Tiber Joint Venture
Facade Contractor: Rohde Roofing CC
Completion: 2014
Size: 8 floors, 36,950 sq meters

AE Interests: recipient of the AfriSam-SAIA Award for Sustainable Architecture for 2014 in the built category, accommodates Alexander Forbes’ 2,200 member Johannesburg staff, 4-Star Green Star office design rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), S-shaped scallop walls on the west and east facing walls, flat concrete slab with slanted concrete column structure

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Written by Ian Moffatt

September 3, 2015 at 2:55 pm

Posted in Built

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