oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The Standard Bank Centre, Johannesburg
|Article Title||The Standard Bank Centre, Johannesburg|
|© Publisher:||South African Institution Of Civil Engineering (SAICE)|
|Journal||Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese|
|Author||D. Zunz, G.J., Heydenrych, R.A. & Michael|
|Publication Date||Feb 1971|
|Pages||29 - 42|
|Keyword(s)||Cantilevers, Planning criteria, Standard Bank Centre and Suspended structures|
The general planning criteria for Johannesburg which have affected the design of this project are descriptionbed. The client's particular requirements for the building are listed. After a general descriptionption of the building the development of its design is recorded. A descriptionption ofthe site geology and its significance is given. Following the detailed descriptionption of the structure, certain particular design problems are covered in detail. These include the general overall stability, the frame actions of the cantilevers and suspended structures and the application of the prestressing systems. The process of constructing the basements and superstructure is descriptionbed in detail.
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