oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - The new Sandton Library

Volume 4, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Space and financial constraints dictated the layout of this new complex north of Johannesburg This development for the Town Council of Sandton on the outskirts of Johannesburg comprises not only a new central public library but also Council chambers within the same main building and a low-rise art gallery to the south, embracing a sculpture court. The gallery has two wings modulated internally by a hierarchy of brick arches and buttresses that create top-lit pockets of space for exhibits.

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