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Standard Bank Centre

5 Simmonds Street
Johannesburg South Africa

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1966
  Finished1968
Floor Count34
Basement Floors5
Floor Area30,000 m²
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - futurism
Materials
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof456 ft

Description
- Architect: HPP Hentrich-Petschnigg and Partners

- This project used several new construction technologies when it was being built.

- This tower was built from the top down. The central core was built first followed by the cantilevered arms, from which each successive floor was placed in a downward sequence.

Located in the heart of the Johannesburg financial district

Headquarters of the Standard Bank of South Africa

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