Architect and Builder Magazine South Africa Dec 2017 / Jan 2018 - Page 66

of the sites hoarding is a green, living vertical wall, which contributes to the noise and dust suppression of a construction site and providing green spaces within the city centre for pedestrians. “The building is equipped with an intelligent building management system to helps to maximise the benefit to the occupants of the various green technologies in the building and the opportunities presented by the high performance facades,” says Green. 66 6-Star Rating Brian Wilkinson, CEO of the GBCSA, said, “The Green Building Council of South Africa extends our sincere congratulations to the V & A Waterfront as the building owners on No 1 Silo for this outstanding achievement. A 6 -Star Green Star SA rating signifies ‘world leadership’ and further affirms the Waterfront’s bold leadership and continued commitment to environmental sustainability in the development of this iconic No 1 Silo