The Luminary is the first green building in Tanzania to be rated by LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) receiving Gold Rating.
The building’s architectural concept evolved from local climate, culture, environment and responds accordingly.
Thin and elegant overhanging cantilevers have been designed to shade the building from afternoon sun rays. The Brise soleil on the front elevation with a design feature that reflects the vibrant city of Dar Es Salaam and the spirited movement along Haile Selassie Road. These shading devices are constructed of perforated stainless steel mesh that twist towards the angle of the morning sun rays, while still maximising daylight. The building responds to the site by wrapping around an existing olive tree while alluring silver travertine stone washes through the building, guiding you inside.
The building hierarchy steps and staggers responding to the surroundings, creating interesting internal and external spaces for people. A stunning feature wall to the south facade creates a dazzling Tanzanite charm that shuts off the building as it ends towards Chole road.
Sustainability: LEED Gold