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BP Centre

1 Thibault Square
Cape Town South Africa

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1969
  Finished1972
Floor Count31
Floor Area35,000 m²
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel
 - granite
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof417 ft

Description
Architect: Revel Fox and Partners
Construction Company: Murray and Roberts
Client: Mine Officials Pension Fund
Structural Engineering: Ove Arup and Partners

Building sits at an angle to regular city blocks.
The dark Paarl granite exterior was chosen because it resembled the colour of Table Mountain

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