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Description
New Corporate Offices for Sanral Southern Region
Location Baywest, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Size 8000m2
Client Abacus Asset Management

architecture [Built work +2000m2] Baywest Office 8000m2 new green office building in the Baywest precinct of Port Elizabeth for Abacus Asset Management. The new AAA grade office building is the first office building to be built in the mixed-use precinct and is 5 Star GBCSA rated, with a focus on: indoor environment quality, energy efficiency and reduction of potable water consumption.

The project has been conceptualized around a connecting atrium with a North and South office wing on each side allowing for easy interdepartmental communication. A more public entrance atrium, is overlooked by a glass lift and sculptural staircase, which divides the public and private atria. A bold concrete wall forms the West fašade with the auditorium and meeting rooms pops through the wall as a feature elements and announces the building and the entrance of the Baywest precinct.

  2017 Activate awarded
Green Star

5 star rating for best practice from the Building Council of South Africa
View the Green Building
Council web site
GBCSA 5 star design rating

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