The Carlton Centre - Johannesburg
The Carlton Centre is a skyscraper and shopping centre located in downtown Johannesburg. The Carlton Centre is the tallest building in Africa. It was the tallest building in the southern hemisphere when originally completed. It has 50 floors, and is 223m tall, about 3m short of featuring in the world's top 100 skyscrapers.
The foundations of the two buildings in the complex are 3.5m in diameter and extend 20m down to the bedrock, 30m below street level.
The Carlton Centre provides endless views of Johannesburg’s sprawling pockets of inner-city developments.