Rissik Street Post Office JHB
Rissik Street Post Office JHB - developmental bid for the restoration and refurbishment of this Johannesburg landmark as new offices for the Executive Mayor and City Manager of Johannesburg
As part of a full professional team Paradigm Architects bid for the restoration and refurbishment of this long-neglected Johannesburg landmark. The primary aspect of the new re-utilization of the PO revolves around the accommodation of the offices for the Executive Mayor of JHB within the existing built fabric, including a ground floor public liaison and service area that allows for the structure to open out to the Ernest Oppenheimer Park. In addition, a new east wing of glass and steel construction seeks to juxtapose the new with the old, opening up an architectural dialogue between materials and different historical eras.
The development team was shortlisted to participate in the 2nd round of the bid and await the outcome of that process.