Britam Tower

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Height: Occupied
120.4 m / 395 ft
Height: To Tip
200.1 m / 656 ft
Height: Architectural
200.1 m / 656 ft
Britam Tower Outline
Floors Above Ground
Floors Below Ground
# of Elevators
Top Elevator Speed
6 m/s
Tower GFA
74,074 m² / 797,326 ft²
# of Parking Spaces


Official Name Britam Tower
Structure Type Building
Status Completed
Country Kenya
City Nairobi
Street Address & Map Hospital Road, Upper Hill
Postal Code 00100
Building Function office
Structural Material concrete
Energy Label EDGE
Proposed 2012
Construction Start 2013
Completion 2017
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Regional Ranking #4 Tallest in Africa
National Ranking #1 Tallest in Kenya
City Ranking #1 Tallest in Nairobi

Companies Involved

Owner/Developer British American Insurance Company Limited
Design GAPP Architects & Urban Designers; Triad Architects
Structural Engineer
Design Howard Humphreys (East Africa) Ltd.
MEP Engineer
Design chapmanbdsp
Engineer of Record Maiteri & Associates
Project Manager Britam Properties Limited
Main Contractor Laxmanbhai Construction
Other Consultant
• BIM Dimension Data Solutions
• Civil Howard Humphreys (East Africa) Ltd.
• Fire chapmanbdsp
• Landscape Tufaha Africa
• Life Safety AWEMAC
• Quantity Surveyor Baker & Barton Kenya
• Security International Security Associates; AUA Industria Ltd.
• Way Finding ARK Africa
Material Supplier
• Cladding Prime Aluminium
• Electrical Mehta Electricals Ltd.
• Elevator Schindler
• Fire Proofing Building Fire Consultants
• Hardware Hafele; Dorma
• Steel David Engineering Limited

CTBUH Initiatives

CTBUH 2019 Award of Excellence Winners Announced
5 Dec 2018 – Awards Event

CTBUH Awards

MEP Engineering Award 2019 Winner
CTBUH Awards 2019

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