88 on Field

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Height: Architectural 146.5 m / 481 ft
Height: To Tip 146.5 m / 481 ft
Floors Above Ground 26
# of Elevators 8
Tower GFA 24,500 m² / 263,716 ft²


Official Name 88 on Field
Other Names Southern Life Building
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country South Africa
City Durban
Street Address & Map 88 Field Street
Postal Code 4000
Building Function office
Structural Material concrete
Construction Start 1983
Completion 1985

Companies Involved

Design Murphy/Jahn Architects; Stauch Vorster Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Arup Associates
Main Contractor Grinaker-LTA

CTBUH Initiatives

Helmut Jahn Discusses His Lifetime's Work
18 Oct 2012 – Awards Symposium Video


City-Scapes: Transformations + Interventions
11 Jun 2013 – Helmut Jahn, JAHN

Lynn S. Beedle Lifetime Achievement Award: Archi-neering Tall
18 Oct 2012 – Helmut Jahn, Murphy/Jahn

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