Maboneng, which means ‘Place of Light’, is a privately developed urban neighbourhood to the east of Johannesburg CBD.
Propertuity Developers selected Greene Consulting Engineers (Pty) Ltd and, among others, Daffonchio and Associates Architects, Huff & Gooden Architects and Adjaye Associates Architects to develop existing rundown industrial buildings into a connected urban environment. This vibrant environment offer its cosmopolitan up-and-comers retail spaces, restaurants, entertainment venues, loft apartments, offices, a hotel, a school, a museum and creative factory spaces.
Completion of Project
Craftmen’s Ship is located across from Revolution House on Main Street. The existing industrial sawtooth-roof warehouse will see the conversion into a collection of residential and retail spaces of various sizes. The residential units will be developed on a new concrete first floor in the existing warehouse, and indoor parking garages will be developed on the existing surface-bed on the ground floor.The residential units will also feature mezzanine levels. The development will have a central courtyard and garden area with a swimming pool and clubhouse, while the retail spaces will face outwards onto Main, Kruger and Marshall streets. A further three new concrete buildings, also housing retail and residential units, are planned for the site. Daffonchio and Associates are the architects on this project.Adjaye Associates Architects are the designers of the Hallmark House renovations. This existing structure will be renovated and developed for mixed use, consisting of residential apartments, a hotel space and retail spaces. This project will serve as a focus point and a beacon for the upgrade of the area.
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