The Ultimate lifestyle
Set to change the way inner city living is perceived, Sandton Gate will seamlessly connect all aspects of life, offering a lifestyle that combines the best of city living with all the advantages of suburban life. This ambitious development combines commercial, residential and retail space with a multitude of lifestyle and leisure amenities in a well connected, pedestrian-friendly green precinct. From sidewalk cafes and boutique high streets to a health club and restaurants, everything you can think of will be effortlessly accessible.

Sandton Gate moves green design beyond just building and into the public realm where communities can thrive and prosper.

The precinct demonstrates sector leadership in sustainability as it piloted the implementation of the Green Star Sustainable Precincts tool in partnership with the Green Building Council South Africa and has achieved a GBCSA 4 Star Green Star Sustainable Precinct rating.

Vehicular access is limited within the precinct and pedestrian walkways connect each building to the next, giving the precinct a sense of fluidity and energy. Smart streets include bicycle paths, wide sidewalks, resting places and shading. When it comes to liveability, the precinct is holistically designed for healthy and active living. Adjacent to Braamfontein Spruit, a popular mountain biking and hiking route, the entire stretch of river running along Sandton Gate will be upgraded and refurbished with cycling and pedestrian paths as well as sporting amenities and facilities. The precinct will become a part of one of Johannesburg's major green spines.

A large amount of rock on site necessitated design elements to work around the rock structures. The river edge had to be rehabilitated as water use licence applications required rehabilitation which included relocating a number of indigenous trees on site and where possible removing alien invasive species.
Phase One includes a large-scale installation of 90 raised white granite pillars sourced from a koppie in the Kalahari, titled The Narrowing by Johannesburg based artist Hannelie Coetzee. It is visible from William Nicol Drive and is positioned to draw pedestrians through the precinct as much as to enrich their experience. She has also devised a hand-made vertical garden system called WildWall Tiles, which contain water-wise succulent plants, and has used them to assemble a large-scale living pixelated artwork.

Appointment 2014
Completed Phase 1 2019
Owner | Developer Tiber and Abland Pty Ltd
Structural & Civil Engineers L&S Consulting
Sustainable Building Consultant Solid Green
Landscape Architects Landmark Studios