The V&A Waterfront is committed to preserving heritage buildings, and development in an environmentally sustainable way.

It has received multiple awards over the years acknowledging its many achievements in these fields.

PWC office building at the V&A Waterfront



  • Two Lilizela-Imvelo Awards for Waste & Energy; No. 1 Silo: 6 star Green Star SA rating for Design by Green Building Council SA (GBCSA); No. 2 Silo: 4 star Green Star SA rating for Design by Green Building Council SA (GBCSA)

2014: Learn More 

  • No. 1 Silo GBCSA as built award
  • The first-ever 6-Star Green Star – Office v1 As Built Rating in South Africa was awarded to No. 1 Silo (home to Allan Gray) in June 2014, and as well as the following:
  • A 6-Star Green Star - Office As Built Rating for No. 5 Silo (a multi-tenanted commercial building, including PwC), making it one of only four buildings in South Africa to have achieved a 6 Star As Built rating;
  • A 6-Star Green Star - Existing Building Performance v1 rating for the Watershed, the property’s unique craft market and home for African design at the Waterfront.
  • A 5-Star Green Star - Custom Hotel Design rating for the No.6 Silo which houses the new Radisson Red Hotel in the Silo District.
  • Two 4-Star Green Star - Existing Building Performance v1 ratings were also awarded for the West Quay Offices on Port Road and the Granger Bay Court offices on Beach Road.


  • Five Green Star SA awards for No.1 Silo, No.5 Silo, No.6 Silo, Watershed and the West Quay office building

2019: Learn More

  • Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre - Green Building Council SA awarded the centre a 5 Star Green Star – Existing Building Performance v1 rating.

2020: Learn More

  • Radisson RED Hotel - No.6 Silo building, which houses the Radisson RED Hotel - achieved another sustainability accolade from the GBCSA recognising the sustainable development of the building.

2021: Learn More 

  • The Ridge - The Ridge, a new commercial building in the Portswood District of the V&A Waterfront, celebrates its six Green Star Office Design rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa (GBCSA), a rating considered as demonstrating “World Leadership”.