TFG Design Centre featured in the May/June issue of Architect and Builder

The Design Centre of The Foschini Group (TFG) designed by RBA is featured in the newest issue of The Article and Builder. An excerpt from the article:

“In keeping with the spirit of TFG’s (The Foschini Group) vision of becoming a leading clothing retail manufacturer/supplier in Africa, the Design Centre is a bold architectural response to the industrial and commercial nature of the site and surrounds, while still meeting the clients brief. The white box set on piloti, overlooking Voortrekker Road, enters into a dialogue with the adjacent historically relevant Lefic Building designed by Max Policansky. This is coupled with the modern shed façade facing Hugenot Street which, in turn, took inspiration from the industrial shed buildings of the area. The end result is a building which helps tie the two disparate sides of the precinct together through architectural juxtaposition and by making the desired movement routes manifest within the building’s spatial organisation.

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