US ConGen Johannesburg – NCC

U.S. Consulate General Johannesburg – Johannesburg, South Africa

This design/build project in the Sandton central business district included an office building, a utility building, three compound access control (CAC) buildings, and perimeter security elements.  Woods • Peacock Engineering Consultants was responsible for the design and detailing of the perimeter security and civil/site structures for the compound.

The perimeter security elements included a combination of anti-climb and anti-ram walls and fences. The design was performed in accordance with the standards specified in the Overseas Building Operations (OBO) Supplements to the International Building and Zoning Codes.

The civil/site structural design included:

  • Concrete retaining walls
  • A segmental masonry retaining wall
  • A steel vehicle parking canopy
  • Steel pedestrian walkway canopies
  • Underground concrete utility structures


  • Compound Size: 3.1 hectares (7.66 acres)
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