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88 Field Street or 362 West Street (2 entrances) 4000
Durban South Africa

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1983
  Finished1985
Floor Count26
Floor Area24,500 m²
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - pole
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - glass
 - steel

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire481 ftCity Hall

Description
Architect: Murphy/Jahn, Inc.
Architect: Stauch Vorster Architects
Structural Engineering: Ove Arup and Partners
General Contractor: Grinaker-LTA
Client: Anglo American Properties Services
Asset Manager: Southern Life Property Services

This is the tallest building in Durban by spire height

This building cost 40,000,000 US Dollars to build

Before this building was built in Durban, the design was submitted (and rejected) for a design competition in Kentucky, USA

This building has entrances on both Field Street and West Street, so it was originally called 362 West Street

The mechanical equipment for the rooftop is housed in a central interior core on the 24th floor

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