Upanga west, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Start date August 2008
Completion date July 2012
The building has a water storing capacity of 2 million litres, which can last for more than 30 days.
This project involved the construction of a commercial and residential building, consisting of 126 apartments, (40 two bedroom with an area of 175 m2 and 80 three bedroom with an area of 250m2) and 6 penthouses, all with ensuite bathrooms.
All apartments are big, spacious and fully ventilated with modern facilities. The design was developed to maximize the beautiful ocean outlook and availability of natural light as well as cross ventilation.
The building includes six passenger lifts and also a garbage/service lift. It
also has a 2000m2 garden area on the third floor, a gymnasium and a natural therapy centre, as well as a 0.5km jogging track.
There is access from both sides of Aga khan road and Morogoro road. The facilities include 24 hour generator services and supply of filtered water from two boreholes as well as the DAWASCO water facilities.
There is also a commercial area of 3000m2, which includes a restaurant, a bank and also a mini market.