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Century City leads with green buildings

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Date 05 April 2017
Author Liesel

Century City leads with green buildings
Century City is at the forefront of sustainable development aimed at reducing the precinct’s carbon footprint.
It is home to the first 5 Star Green Star rated building, Aurecon, which was developed by the Rabie Property Group, a second 5 Star Green Star rated building, Chevron, as well as two 4-Star Green Star rated buildings - the Business Centre and Philip Morris, both of which were also developed by Rabie.
  
Chevron, the Business Centre and Philip Morris have all received Green Star Ratings in the v1 Design category and are also registered with the Green Building Council of South Africa aiming for Green Star ratings in the “As Built” category. All three buildings are situated in the Bridgeways precinct which is being sustainably designed in its entirety and where a R1billion Urban Square with a 900 seat conference centre, a business hotel, offices, showrooms and apartments is now also under construction.
Other buildings in Century City going after a green star rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa include:
•    Bridge Park East and West, an 18 000 square metre office development also in the Bridgeways development, being undertaken in a joint venture between Rabie Property Group and Growthpoint which is going for a  5-Star Green Star SA Office v1 Design rating. 
•    Horizon Capital’s Ibis House in The Estuaries Office Park which is targeting a 4 Star Green Star As Built rating 
•    AssetMatrix’s Estuaries Plaza, recently rebranded Old Mutual Wealth, which is registered with  the Green Building Council  of South Africa with a view towards achieving a 4-Star Green Star rating. 
•    AssetMatrix’s No 17  Park Lane, due for completion at the end of 2014, which is aiming for a 5-Star Green Star Office v1 Design rating.