[UPDATE: Rooms can be booked here: http://residencesblue.com/]
The new international airport Blaise Diagne just opened at the start of 2018. The town of Thies is situated closer to the airport than Dakar is now. This development was anticipated upon by our client, Mamadou Diawara, from Senegal Real Estate. Residence Blue offers luxurious 3 bedroom apartments with kitchen, living room and bathrooms.
Travelers can use the complex as landing pad for further travelling, or as a base to explore the direct vicinity. Thanks to the new autoroute downtown Dakar can be reached in half an hour, while the sandy beaches of both the Grande Cote and Petit Cote are never far. The old railway hub further testifies the strategic location of Thies to go further inland as well.
Each apartment has a balcony facing the street and a balcony facing the inner courtyard. This facilitates natural ventilation. Besides the glass surfaces are kept in the shadow as much as possible thanks to the shape of the building. While airconditioning is provided, the building itself is naturally cool.
In the construction process, concrete bricks were pre-made on site, which is common practice in Senegal. Building elements are all kept withing limits, as heavy equipment is expensive.
The whole building was built with manual labor. However safety measures are well beyond current standards in Senegalse construction.
The development anticipates the completion of the built environment into closed building blocks. This complex is situated on a corner.