78 Corlett

78 Corlett

Architect
Daffonchio & Associates Architects
Location
Johannesburg, South Africa | View Map
Project Year
2019
Category
Offices
Adam Letch

78 Corlett

Daffonchio & Associates Architects as Architects

The design of 78 Corlett Drive, Illovo Johannesburg incorporates strong minimalist geometries, with the shading louvers acting as a dynamic facade element.


The use of dark tones creates a strong street presence, elevating the building above the parking space below. The floating effect of the building is further enhanced by the articulation of its relationship to the ground plane; only gently interfacing with the ground through a small glass box that houses the main circulation core and a concierge service.

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