Archive for the ‘South Africa’ Category

Canal Plaza

Friday, July 25th, 2008

 

The flagship of the wetlands precinct, Canal Plaza is to be a 12 storey office tower of 7 000m2 at the confluence of canals and surrounded by a 3 000m2 garden on natural ground enabling a grove of 5m palms, water features and recreational/gathering spaces. The Plaza is the office response to Century City’s new urbanist ideals. Canal Plaza’s parking garage and loft component are cut into Century Boulevard’s bank and complement Boulevard Place in scale and movement.

Construction to commence in 2009.

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Westlake Square

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

10 300m2 lettable medium rise office and retail complex.
Completed 2000.

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Roeland Square

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

10 800m² lettable medium rise office and retail complex, the first of the “Three Squares”

Completed 1997.

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Plantation Park

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

9 750m2 lettable single storey multi-purpose commercial park on lease-hold land

Completed 1995.

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Century Square

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

No.3 in a series of business squares. Century Square fronts the Grand Canal and overlooks 16 hectares of wetlands and intaka island.

10 000m2 of flexible office/business units around a 2 000m2 internal courtyard designed to promote convenience and a community atmosphere.

All squares have a coffee shop and boutique retail components to compliment the business precinct. Features of the “Square” concept are strong business branding, maximum natural light and ventilation and parking proximity to front doors.

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Heron Place

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

The third wetlands precinct building is a 4750m2 lifestyle and office building with 178 parking bays.

Construction commences 2007.

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Boulevard Place

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

5 500m2 of office and showroom, with 350 parking bays providing a parking ratio of 7 bays per 100m2. This subsidises the precinct parking improving the human scale and street relationships in the precinct as a whole.

Completion December 2006.

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The Island Club

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

The Island Club comprises of 445 apartments, a boutique hotel and 12 shop-studios. The evolution of the Island Club design was an intense experience for the multi disciplinary team involved.

Prestigious Awards

Winner of the Bentley International Award for Best Residential Development 2006

The South African Property Owners Association
Awarded The Island Club at Century City the TOP AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DEVELOPMENT FOR A RESIDENTIAL PROJECT IN S.A FOR 2005.

The challenge included:

  • Responding to the striking architecture of Canal Walk Shopping Centre and in particular its northern face to Half Moon Bay.
  • Using engineered waterways, buildings and landscaping to create a ‘sense of place’.
  • Producing a promenade along the Grand Canal that stimulates a cosmopolitan lifestyle reflecting the new urbanist dream that is Century City.
  • Ensuring that virtually all apartments have water frontage.
  • Creating a secure and luxuriously landscaped environment with running tracks, play parks, indoor heated and outdoor pools.
  • Producing buildings with movement and changing roofscapes so as to respond to the waterways and achieve visual interest and a human scale.
  • Producing well-designed apartments of good internal proportions with views.
  • Enabling a lifestyle of convenience where buildings and spaces are interconnected and user-friendly.
    Completed 2005

The Island Club comprises of 445 apartments, a boutique hotel and 12 shop-studios. The evolution of the Island Club design was an intense experience for the multi disciplinary team involved.

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Care Centre Oasis

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Century City is a 250 Hectare estate at the epicenter of the greater Cape Town metropole.

Century City embraces the principles of new urbanism, providing an integrated, stimulating and aesthetically pleasing place in which one can live, work, shop or play.

With a strong emphasis on the environment and security, this unique city within a city answers the needs and demands of the 21st Century. Eventually it will comprise of more than 1 million m2 of bulk and will be home to more than 30 000 workers and residents.

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Century City

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Century City is a 250 Hectare estate at the epicenter of the greater Cape Town metro pole.

Century City embraces the principles of new urbanism, providing an integrated, stimulating and aesthetically pleasing place in which one can live, work, shop or play.

With a strong emphasis on the environment and security, this unique city within a city answers the needs and demands of the 21st Century. Eventually it will comprise of more than 1 million m2 of bulk and will be home to more than 30 000 workers and residents.

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