The construction of a TRIAD designed mixed-use block by ML Holdings LTD has been completed in Donholm Nairobi along Donholm Savannah Road. The excellent commercial shops and apartment block took two years from design, construction to practical completion and the building has been handed over for use. The building now welcome families in its 8 floors rise with each having eight 2-bedroom units. On the ground and first floor, the building provides a series of commercial shops that open to the busy Donholm road. It has a one level basement parking accessed from the service road.
Built in a mixed-use neighborhood, the building strongly announces its present with its bold plaster and painted facades that blends with the surrounding. It takes the shape of its site to produce interesting floor plans that feed to its axonometric projection. The form is further enhanced by sizable windows and protruding balconies that align subsequently.
The building is design in a north-south orientation to reduces on internal heat gains. Sun strikes the building at angle which minimizes the need of solar shading elements. Windows are placed strategically to provide adequate daylighting as well as natural ventilation.
These mixed-use building achieved practical completion on 23rd October 2020 and is now open for rental purposes.