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The Diamond Building – Johannesburg, South Africa

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Building: The Diamond Building
Location: CBD Johannesburg, South Africa; 11 Diagonal Street
Architect: Murphy/Jahn, Inc. Architect
Associate Architect: Louis Karol Architects
Structural Engineer: ARUP
Mechanical Engineer: Biederman Finn
Completion: 1984
Size: 22 floors (2 below ground)

AE Interests: Fifteenth tallest building in Johannesburg at 262 ft., glass curtain wall facade, in use as a multi-functional office building, concrete structure designed to facilitate a slip-form core and flying forms for floor construction

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Written by Ian Moffatt

September 8, 2015 at 1:40 pm

Posted in Built

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