CTBUH Gold Member

V&A Waterfront

About

Member Since: 2018

Member Offices: Cape Town

With 25-million annual visitors, the mixed-use V&A Waterfront is Africa’s most visited destination.

It is a panoramic working harbour with sought after commercial and residential space, and retail, hospitality and leisure offerings.

The V&A Waterfront is a 300 acre property with over 5 million sq. ft. of development. The recently completed Silo District in the heart of the V&A Waterfront houses the internationally acclaimed Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (Zeitz MOCAA).

The V&A Waterfront Management Company administers all business and operational aspects, including development, tenanting and leasing, security, maintenance, retail, industrial, marketing and administration.

The V&A’s current shareholders are Growthpoint and the Government Employee Pension Fund represented by the Public Investment Corporation.

Fields of Expertise

Developer

Membership details

Membership Level

Donor

Member Since

2018

Member Offices

  • Cape Town

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Zeitz MOCAA

58 m / 190 ft

Awards

Zeitz MOCAA

Winner: Zeitz MOCAA

Best Tall Building Middle East & Africa 2018

Ctbuh Leaders

Mark Noble

Mark Noble

CTBUH Awards Renovation Jury, 2019

Cape Town

Building Completions Timeline

 

Videos

31 May 2018

Reinventing Heritage

A disused grain silo in Cape Town has been adapted to accommodate Africa’s first international museum dedicated to contemporary African art. A 33-meter-tall storage annex...

Videos

31 May 2018

Interview: Mark Noble & Mat Cash | Zeitz MOCAA

Mark Noble, Development Director of V&A Waterfront, and Mat Cash, Group Leader of Heatherwick Studio, are interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building...

Statistics

Average Building Age*

4 Years

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use, 1 Buildings

Most Common Material*

Composite, 1 Buildings

* Based on 150 m+ buildings currently in the database.

 
 

*Based on 1 Completed & Under Construction Buildings

Building Completions Timeline

 

Construction Time Chart

NOTE: Construction start time is not available for all buildings. The average construction time is only displayed if there is three or more buildings with construction start and complete data in that year.

 

Gross-to-Net Height

NOTE: Gross-to-Net Height is defined as architectural height minus height of highest occupied floor. Therefore, the Gross-to-Net Height is only calculated for buildings that have both the architectural height and the highest occupied floor height recorded.