Hatfield Station – Bombela Consortium                 
Hatfield, Pretoria (RSA)                 
1500m² public areas, 62 500m² structured parking                  
Completion date – June 2011 

This station project forms part of the larger Gautrain Rapid Rail and Bus Transit system that links Johannesburg, Pretoria and O R Thambo International Airport.  The brief called for a structured Parking Lot for 7 800 cars, a Bus Terminus and Public areas (ticketing offices, transit areas, platforms etc.).  The architecture is themed in-line with the Gautrain guidelines. The brief is laid out along a thin stretch of land allocated to the project.  At the heart of the plan is a triple volume rectangular glass box that houses the public transit space where transparent elements (glass) are interpreted as structured (square) while solid elements (bricks) are employed for fluid