Watch this: Africa’s tallest building (Pontel Tower) now decaying gracefully

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Not that its rare to see sky scrappers in Africa but there is this one Johannesburg’s Ponte Tower that was built in 1975 as a monument to luxury. Vodacom labelled tower has now fallen and beyond repair, and is now a filth of decay and a now dirty, dangerous place.  You can watch Bloom’s film shows us shots of the tower’s interesting, brutalist architecture coupled with interviews with residents who see this their home.

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Ponte Tower from Philip Bloom on Vimeo.

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