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Portside, Cape Town: Architects and Engineers share their ideas




Designed jointly by DHK and Louis Karol Architects the 148-metre Portside will be the highest building in Cape Town’s CBD, the first new skyscraper since 1993. The design had to include such diverse requirements as sensitivity to the local the historical and environmental context, follow green building principles and meet seismic requirements.

Join in for an event where architects and structural engineers involved on this project will share their ideas and experiences to date on this prestigious project.

Presenters:

Peter Stokes – DHK

Tom Linder – WSP Structures

Casey Severson – WSP Structures

Date: Tuesday, 19 June 2012
Time: 17h30 for 18h00
Venue: CIA Offices, 71 Hout Street, Cape Town
Entry fee: Society of A.P.E.S. members: free
Guests: R30.00 (Payable at door)
Students (with student cards): free
RSVP: Soraya at the Cape Institute for Architecture
Tel: 021 – 424 7128 or e-mail apes@cifa.org.za

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Rouen Smit

Future Cape Town Co-Founder

Future actuary working at a company based in Cape Town. Love open water swimming. Love taking public transport and feeling the city.

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  • Sasa

    The old design was better, but I’m still excited for the expansion to our skyline 🙂

    • Agree with you @586972ef93c22accaa801de3418fccba:disqus  – just note that there are no final renders of how Portside will look. Hopefully we’ll get a new (and maybe more exciting) update at the event next week.