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African Office Buildings : Architecture

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post updated 31 July 2023

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Key Recent African Office Buildings

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This page contains a selection of major African office building designs. We’ve selected what we feel are the key African Buildings.

30 Apr 2012
Heritage Place, Lagos, Nigeria, west Africa
Design: Capita Symonds
Heritage Place, Lagos, Nigeria, west Africa office building
image from architects practice
Heritage Place Lagos
Plans unveiled for a major new office development in Lagos. The building will be a landmark within Lagos combining striking façade design and top-end office space.

14 May 2012
Clockwork Embassy, Yaoundé, Cameroon, west Africa
Design: Matteo Cainer Architects
Clockwork Embassy Building
image from architects practice
Clockwork Embassy Cameroon
The design of the new Swiss Embassy in Yaoundé pays tribute to its renewed presence in the Cameroon and a respect for the uniqueness of the site. The resulting proposal is an elegant ensemble that encapsulates the identity and self-image of the Swiss people and their values.

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British Council Building, Addis Ababa
Design: British Council in-house architects
British Council Building Ethiopia
photo © James Brittain
British Council Building Africa
The concept design has been produced by the British Council’s own in-house architects. Emma Vergette, Head of Architecture at the British Council who says ‘We want the building to project an image of contemporary UK, but have used the city of Addis Ababa as the source of reference for its architectural language.”

Kampala Tower, Uganda
Design: Capita Symonds
Kampala Tower Uganda
image from architects office
Kampala Tower
Comprising 60 storeys, it will be the tallest tower in Africa and will house over 100,000 sq m of office and retail space for up to 12,500 people. A public plaza at the entry is designed to create a new centre for events, set against the backdrop of the tower and surrounding hills.

Portside Cape Town, South Africa
Design: Louis Karol
Portside Cape Town
image : Louis Karol
Portside Cape Town
Designed for Old Mutual Investment Group Property Investments (OMIGPI), and located on the old Malgas/Porters/Shell site, opposite the V&A Waterfront entrance, the tower will rise to approximately 148 metres in height.

Royal Netherlands Embassy, Mozambique
Design: Claus en Kaan Architecten
Dutch Embassy Maputo
photo : Christian Richters
Dutch Embassy Africa, Maputo
The building has been pushed to the edge of an orthogonal, gently sloping site so as to leave room for a walled garden. Since this is the southern hemisphere, the building opens up to the cooler south side while its north face is much more closed.

South African Embassy, Ethiopia
Design: MMA Architects
South African Embassy Ethiopia
photo : MMA Architects / Paola Viessi
South African Embassy Ethiopia
The brief from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was to use the chancery to express South Africa’s commitment to and importance in Africa, to recognize the significance of Ethiopia in Africa’s cultural, political and spiritual history, and to reinforce the links that bind the two countries.

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Pure Power/Daily Combat Strategy for Water Collection, Rujewa, Tanzania, eastern Africa
Design: Hong-En,Lin
Pure Power Tanzania Eastern Africa
render : Hong-En,Lin
Pure Power, Tanzania, Eastern Africa

Sipopo Congress Center, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Design: Tabanlioglu Architects
Sipopo Congress Center

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