Architect and Builder Magazine South Africa Feb/Mar 2018 - Page 66

PROJECT FEATURE OXFORD & GLENHOVE CLIENT Oxglen Properties ARCHITECT & PRINCIPAL AGENT LYT Architecture CIVIL & STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS Kantey & Templer Consulting Engineers ELECTRICAL ENGINEER OneZero Consulting MECHANICAL ENGINEER Adaptive Resource Engineers WET SERVICES CKR Consulting Engineers FIRE ENGINEERS TWCE SAFETY CONSULTANT Pure Safety MAIN CONTRACTOR Barrow Construction PHOTOGRAPHY Gavin Klarmann LYT Architects 66 D eveloped by Barrow Properties and completed in August 2017, The Oxford & Glenhove Precinct is fast becoming a high profile office and lifestyle node in the Rosebank CBD. Strategically situated at the major intersection of Oxford & Glenhove Roads, the precinct offers high visibility to passing traffic. Located on the outer perimeter of the CBD and 300m from the Rosebank Gautrain Station, the Precinct allows easy access to and from the main arterials and motorways. The Precinct is characterised by landscaped gardens and water features and includes a lifestyle section, consisting of restaurants, outside seating, meeting facilities and galleries which are all set around a magnificent Oak tree. Designed by LYT Architecture, Oxford & Glenhove is a sectional title commercial office development, creating the opportunity for the ownership of office space in a triple A-grade building. The main occupants are Coca-Cola, whose offices occupy ±8,000m 2 . Other occupants include Coronation, Mac Consulting, Bollo Attorneys, The Business Exchange, Omega Capital, Barker Insurance and Sappi. Site The site consists of three adjoining properties, two of which are in Melrose Estate and one of which is in the bordering Houghton Estate. This straddling of suburbs dictated the YY܈Z[[]Y\\\[ۙH\X[YY\[Y[ ܙ [ݙ