Carlton Centre

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Height: Architectural 201.2 m / 660 ft
Height: Occupied 182.1 m / 597 ft
Height: To Tip 222.5 m / 730 ft
Floors Above Ground 49
# of Elevators 23
Tower GFA 68,055 m² / 732,538 ft²


Official Name Carlton Centre
Name of Complex Carlton Centre
Other Names Carlton Centre Office Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country South Africa
City Johannesburg
Street Address & Map 150 Commisioner Street
Postal Code 2001
Building Function office
Structural Material concrete
Construction Start 1967
Completion 1973
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Regional Ranking #3 Tallest in Africa
National Ranking #2 Tallest in South Africa
City Ranking #2 Tallest in Johannesburg

Companies Involved

Design Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; Murray & Roberts; W. Rhodes - Harrison Hoffe & Partners
Structural Engineer
Design Weidlinger Associates
Engineer of Record Arup Associates
MEP Engineer
Design SYSKA Hennessy Group
Engineer of Record Watson, Edwards & Van der Spuy

CTBUH Initiatives

Founding of CTBUH Chapter in South Africa
Apr 2010 – Event Report

CTBUH Releases Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal Paper

Research Papers

Tall and Urban: An Analysis of Global Population and Tall Buildings
Apr 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue II

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