Rahimtulla Tower

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Rahimtulla Tower
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General information
Type Commercial
Location Upper Hill, Nairobi, Kenya
Coordinates 1°17′46″S 36°48′56″E / 1.29611°S 36.81556°E / -1.29611; 36.81556Coordinates: 1°17′46″S 36°48′56″E / 1.29611°S 36.81556°E / -1.29611; 36.81556
Completed 1999
Technical details
Floor count 22
Floor area 17,000 m2 (180,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect Planning Systems Services
Main contractor Laxmanbhai Construction

Rahimtulla Tower, also known as the Rahimtulla Trust Building, is the tallest building in the Upper Hill neighbourhood of Nairobi, Kenya.

The tower is a reinforced concrete structure, and clad with blue-tinted glass and white louvre tiles. The tower has twenty-two storeys, including a double floor-height lobby, plus two basement floors. It is 16 storeys smaller than the New Central Bank Tower, the tallest building in the country.[citation needed]

The building is capped by a 30-metre high mast, for television and radio communication. The main tenants are iWay Africa, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Dhanush InfoTech. The architect is Planning Systems Services, the structural engineers Mangat, I.B. Patel & Partners, the main contractors were Laxmanbhai Construction and the services engineers for the project were Howard Humphreys (Kenya) Limited.

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