GNLD DISTRIBUTION CENTRE & HEAD OFFICE

Location: Longmeadow Business Estate, Johannesburg Gauteng
Date: 2006
Practice: Leon Krüger Architects
Role: Design & Project Architect
Client: Improvon

Description

  • 4,000m2 centre for local and African distribution
  • Location for distribution management and sales and product collection area for GNLD agents
  • The L-shaped site in Longmeadow was difficult to develop, and had stood empty for years.
  • The 11m-high narrow-isle warehouse required an ultra-flat floor.
  • Part of warehouse was located over the parking basement.
  • The office building was built facing the Longmeadow traffic circle, for maximum visibility.
  • The building can function for days without municipal water and electricity.

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