“Tena Tower” is an ambitious up-market residential project designed by Paris based architect Manuelle Gauntrand. Is taking place in the town of Ouagadougou in Burkina-Faso (West Africa).
The program proposes to mix different type of housings with a hotel, offices and a lot of equipments like a swimming pool, some restaurants, a SPA-fitness place, a conference center, sports facilities (Golf and tennis club).
This new district tries to place the human being in the center of the preoccupations, to anticipate an exemplary way of life deeply connected to the country, and to be innovative in the way of creating a sustainable place.
The goal is to be energy-self sufficient, using the less water as possible, the power of the photovoltaic cells and all the screens which are created everywhere to totally protect from the sun. The project has to be a landmark for the country, an exemplary one in terms of innovation and sustainability.