Toyota High Bay Warehouse,
Johannesburg, South Africa
the time of completion in 1992 this was the tallest high-bay rack-clad
warehouse in the southern hemisphere extending to a height of over 30
metres. This type of structure is one in which the racking provides the
lateral stability of the whole building.
The building is used by Toyota to store
car parts in bays serviced by three semi-automated vertical travelling
Below the warehouse is a large reservoir
that provided fire fighting water for the sprinkler system.