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012 Central

Posted on November 2, 2016 by urbanNext

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The renovation of a large industrial shed tucked away in Pretoria’s CBD was carried out with a very light touch, providing amenities for its use as an events space while maintaining the integrity of the industrial fabric.

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The site is located close to the State Theatre and opposite the Reserve Bank building and is of the one of the last remaining examples of industrial heritage in the CBD. Its central location makes the site significant in the reactivation of the city centre.

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In order to retain the integrity of the existing industrial fabric, a portion of the new facilities such as the entrance building and toilet facilities are provided in shipping containers. These reflect a warehouse industrial aesthetic. Most of the existing brick fabric of the building has been retained, including broken parts of the building such as the existing windows.

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The first Market@theSheds took place at 012 Central on 18 October, in association with the Cool Capital Biennale and The Capital Collective, as a contribution to the revitalization and restoration of the inner city. Since this initial activation, the space has hosted various other events.

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The project is part of the wider regeneration of inner-city Pretoria led by City Property and is set to become a catalyst for new activity in the area.

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Design: dhk.

Location: Pretoria, South Africa.

Photographs: Weiland Gleich.

012 Central

The renovation of a large industrial shed tucked away in Pretoria’s CBD was carried out with a very light touch, providing amenities for its use as an events space while maintaining the integrity of the industrial fabric.

06070904

The site is located close to the State Theatre and opposite the Reserve Bank building and is of the one of the last remaining examples of industrial heritage in the CBD. Its central location makes the site significant in the reactivation of the city centre.

5c453ef96ca798281107a379826d5c86

Site Plan

1e3eef73f3d0f9af21117e1d23603bb5

Section

In order to retain the integrity of the existing industrial fabric, a portion of the new facilities such as the entrance building and toilet facilities are provided in shipping containers. These reflect a warehouse industrial aesthetic. Most of the existing brick fabric of the building has been retained, including broken parts of the building such as the existing windows.

01020305

The first Market@theSheds took place at 012 Central on 18 October, in association with the Cool Capital Biennale and The Capital Collective, as a contribution to the revitalization and restoration of the inner city. Since this initial activation, the space has hosted various other events.

101213

The project is part of the wider regeneration of inner-city Pretoria led by City Property and is set to become a catalyst for new activity in the area.

14

Architizer featured project.


Design: dhk.

Location: Pretoria, South Africa.

Photographs: Weiland Gleich.

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