Grand central tower – The brutalist water tower in Midrand

It is operated by Johannesburg Water, stands 40 meter tall, and holds nearly 2 million gallons of water for the surrounding community. It was built in 1997 and is located near Grand Central Airport in Midrand.

Exceptional water tower, considering its design as a concrete container in the shape of an inverted cone, and also considering the volume of the tower 6500 m³. The giant concrete spiral rises up over the Midrand landscape. Only the top half of the tower is filled with water. The vacant areas were designed to hold commercial space.

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