Rhodes University Residences- NH 3,4 & 5
Total project value: R42m
MBB was appointed as civil and structural engineers for the design and construction monitoring of three 70 student residences on Rhodes University campus. Reinforced concrete retaining walls were used on these building due to the steep topography.
The SAIAB Wet Collection Facility
Total project value: R10m
MBB was appointed as civil and structural engineers for the “wet collection” building of the South African Institute of Biodiversity (SAIAB). This is a highly specialized facility in which valuable fish and aquatic life specimens are stored for research purposes. The instability and low bearing pressure of the alluvial material resulted in the installation of 46 reinforced concrete piles of 600mm and 750mm diameters.
Lindisfarne Block of Flats
Total project value: R10.6m
MBB was appointed for the civil services and structural design and construction monitoring of the reinforced concrete piles, concrete frame and in-situ slab of the Lindisfarne Block of Flats.