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Viva Towers - new tower in Dar Es Salaam Tanzania

Photo: COWI

​Viva Towers is located in Dar Es Salaam, the commercial centre in Tanzania. 

​Viva Towers, a new mixed-use residential, retail and office building has been built in the heart of Dar Es Salaam, the largest city in Tanzania.

In the booming city, Dar Es Salaam, a new 23 story building has been constructed in the city centre. The building has two adjacent towers and a spiral concrete ramp that serves the nine lower floors. The ground and first floors are designated as retail areas with restaurants and shopping outlets.The second floor is designated as office rental space.

Floors 3 to 8 are car parking floors, and access to the car parking floors is via the spiral concrete ramp.
The 9th floor is a communal floor for the upper residential floors and houses a swimming pool, gym and entertainment areas.
The main structure is a cast in-situ concrete structure sitting on a pilled raft. At the 9th level the structure changes.
COWI was appointed to carry out all the typical services within building including mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, structural engineering and site supervision.

LAST UPDATED: 03.08.2017