An architect's view of The new School of Economics, part of the middle campus development that includes the Student Administration Building.
UCT is rolling out almost a billion Rands of capital expenditure (capex) projects over the next three years. The main project is the Obz Square residence in Observatory (see front page story). A list of current projects appears below.
|New Obz Square Residence on Main Road||R485m|
|Middle Campus development for the School of Economics and Student Admin buildings||R158m|
|Additions to Snape building for Engineering and the Built Environment||R167m|
|Upgrade to Centlivres building which currently houses Architecture||R52m|
|ICTS-on-Main, a new home for the university's Information and Communication Technology Services||R13m|
|New Archives Facility at Shell Court on Main Road||R8m|
|Avenue House refurbishment for new offices for the Student Housing department||R6m|
|Relocation of the Department of Statistical Sciences within P D Hahn building||R1.8m|
|Renovation of Falmouth building in the Faculty of Health Sciences for teaching and research purposes.||R4m|
In the current financial year, UCT will also undertake the following refurbishment and upgrade projects:
|Upgrading Jameson Substation||R2m|
|Reroofing of Otto Beit Building||R575 000|
|Reroofing of the mathematics building||R1.765m|
|Reroofing of a section of P D Hahn||R350 000|
|Renewal of the MCB Chiller Plant||R4m|
|Lift modernisation in Lesley C, Med Lib, CB Goods, Molec Goods and Maths buildings||R3m|
|Kramer Chiller Renewal||R2.5m|
(More news on developments such as the law library, the ICTS move and the new archive will feature in forthcoming editions of the Monday Paper.)
In addition, UCT will invest R4,5m in the Groote Schuur Community Improvement District (see story on pg 3), and R7m in renewing the university's access control system.
Read the full Capital projects Monday Paper.
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