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88 on Field

Identification

88 on Field
Southern Life Building, 362 West Street
103500

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
pile foundation
steel
curtain wall
dark blue
modernism

Usage

commercial office
shop(s)

Facts

  • Before it was built in Durban, the design had a dry run as a competition entry in Kentucky-USA.
  • 88 Field Street has been the tallest Building in Durban since 1986.
  • The building has 6 elevators up to floor 21 and 2 Glass Shuttle elevators for floors 21 - 24.
  • The building was originally called 362 West Street then changed to 88 on Field as the building has entrances on both streets.
  • A central interior core on the 24th floor houses the necessary rooftop mechanical equipment.

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More Information

Location

88 Field Street
4000
South Africa

Technical Data

480.64 ft
480.64 ft
373.03 ft
26
1983
1985
8
$40,000,000

Involved Companies

Architect:

Also recorded for this building:

asset manager, client, general contractor, structural engineering

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings