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Status
Completed
 
Area
12 000m2
Client
UWC
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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 incorporated
into the design.


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