oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The power station

Volume 31, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



The power station proper, leaving aside the various small ancillary buildings (Fig 1), comprises three major subdivisions, namely the machine hall, the switchgear annexe and the administration annexe. Whilst being interrelated, each subdivision is distinctive in terms of its function and this is reflected in the structural and architectural form of the building (Figs 2 and 3). The basic planning of the building. including dimensions and levels of the various parts, and the architectural design were undertaken by Eskom, while the structural design was carried out by SVE Consultants.

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