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Tall Buildings Week: The impact of Cape Town’s status quo on our future

Part 2: What could happen if we changed the status-quo?
Tall Buildings Week consists a series of articles and blog posts focussed on the draft Tall Buildings Policy put forward by the City of Cape Town, which will “provide guidance during the early phases of the design and planning process for tall buildings in Cape Town”. […]


139m tall Skyscraper for Cape Town: Portside II

The form and massing of the building follows a traditional typology with a clearly defined base , tower shaft and articulated top. The base is comprised of a parking podium lifted up to create an appropriately scaled active pedestrian zone below and sky plaza above. Addressing the scale at the base of the building has […]