Client: Rani Investment LLC
Value: Not disclosed
Type of Project: Mixed-Use Commercial Office & Residential Towers
The developer, Rani Investment, requested an iconic building to change the skyline in Maputo which has a critical accommodation shortage. The development comprises two towers , 18 and 14 storey’s, with serviced apartments in the one and offices in the other, both set on a 4 storey retail and conference podium. The apartments will be serviced by an international 5 star operator who share the site and operate the adjacent hotel.
The sinuous shapes of the plan and façade were inspired by the rolling hills and undulating coastline of Mozambique. The top two floors of the apartment tower contain only penthouse units. Each apartment has a continuous terrace on the perimeter and full height solar glazing to take advantage of the spectacular views of the Indian Ocean. The site is located on the Avenida Da Marginal along the coastline of Maputo the n. The development shares a site with the existing Radisson Blue Hotel.
THE APARTMENT TOWER:This consists of 18 storeys of serviced apartments comprising of studio, one, two, and three bedroom units, serviced by 4 high speed elevators and a service lift. The uppermost two floors contain 6 duplex penthouse units. Each apartment is fully air-conditioned and has a continuous terrace on the perimeter with full height solar glazing. Each apartment has a continuous terrace on the perimeter and full height solar glazing to take advantage of the spectacular views of the Indian Ocean.
There is a total of 187 serviced apartments. The podium level contains the residents club, gymnasium and pool deck.
THE OFFICE TOWER : This tower is has 14 levels of office space, which can be sub divided into smaller contained and independent zones. The space is serviced by 5 dedicated high speed lifts. The office core has a service elevator and common ablution services facilities. Access is via a dedicated entrance foyer which is linked to the ground floor retail mall with a drop off area.
RETAIL AREA :The retail area is located on the ground floor and contains a variety of shopping outlets, ranging from restaurants and coffee shops to a superette /convenience store. Entrance is conveniently located off the on-grade parking off the access road on the east and from the plaza and hotel on the west.
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