The design of an addition to an existing building and construction of a new building, 1200m2 in size, for a retail shop with stores and offices located on the second floor.

A carwash tunnel was designed in conjunction with the carwash manufacturer, Washtec, which is the first of its kind in South Africa.

The engineering work included the following:

  • Alteration requirements to the existing building.
  • A steel portal frame design to house a carwash.
  • Three steel towers stands prominently above the building designed to house signage and lighting.

Location: ELTO Motors, Kuilsriver, Cape Town

Engineering Disciplines Involved: Civil-, Electrical-, Mechanical-, Structural Engineering

Collaborators: Ebesa Architects, AVENG Grinaker LTA