Located in Upperhill, Nairobi, UAP Tower rises 35 floors above ground, and has solid dichromatic facades that host a translucent pyramid at the top with a project mast that shoots to the sky.
The tower was designed, and construction supervised by BPM Architects International in collaboration with TRIAD for Old Mutual UAP Insurance LTD. Completed in 2015, the tower shelters office spaces that are leased out to corporates.
It provides 29000 sqm of office space and 824 car parking slots. It is an iconic landmark in Nairobi for its prominent height and solid walling.
Client: UAP Provincial Insurance Co. LTD
Project Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Completion : 2016
Gross Area:24,000sq. metres
Project Director: James Gitoho
Project Architect: Julius Talaam
UAP Old Mutual Tower is a 33-storey office complex in the Upper Hill neighborhood of Nairobi, the capital and largest city in Kenya. It became the tallest structure in Kenya upon its completion in 2015, surpassing Times Tower which had held that record for 15 years
UAP Tower is owned by UAP Old Mutual Group, a financial services conglomerate headquartered in Kenya, with subsidiaries in six African countries. It has rentable space that measures 29,000 square metres (310,000 sq ft), and will also house the UAP Old Mutual Group headquarters once it is completely finished. The tower was financed through private equity at a total of KSh 4 billion (approximately US$40,000,000 as of 2015). The building opened for business on 5 July 2016 and was 50 percent filled on opening day.