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Status

Completed

Status

12 000m²

Client

UWC

Consultants

Updating

UWC - Metrology

The University of the Western Cape appointed KMH to design the new Petro Synthetic Fuel Research Innovation Centre.



The brief called for a research and development centre for Synthetic Fuels sponsored by Petrosa.


The building provides the various laboratories with an array of services ie. gas, electrical, HVAC with a double-volume testing area for novel inventions such as the development of a hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicle.



Offices for students and staff comprising of scientists and technicians have been incorporatedinto the design.

Comprising of mainly a testing area and fuel storage, the centre is more of a machine than a building.


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