[dropcap size=big]M[/dropcap]aansbay is luxury apartment development along the prestigious Oyinkan Abayomi Drive (formerly ‘’Queens Drive’’) in Ikoyi, Lagos. Designed by Italian design Consultancy Modo Milano in partnership with Lagos-based architects, Design Union, Maansbay sits on 3221 sqm of prime real estate that overlooks Lagos’ Five Cowrie Creek.
The development comprises of four floors- three of which are made up of residential apartments.
The entirety of the ground floor accommodates a dining lounge and bar that will not only cater to its residents, but also to visiting executives. Its cosy ambience is designed to cater to both business lunches and evening dinners. It also features a meeting room, conference / presentation equipment, library, in-house technical assistance, secretarial and concierge services as well as a gym.
The top 3 floors house eight residences are served by two separate stairwells with top floor penthouses sitting exclusively on private landings, which offer a sense of privacy and security.
The development also features a 20m infinity swimming pool with glass walls to complement the lagoon views. The facade of the building is characterized by a black and white colour palette that features natural stone and tiling, as well as a bold overhanging roof to shade the terraces and floor-to-ceiling windows of the apartments.
THE GROUND FLOOR
THE SWIMMING POOL
IMAGES COURTESY MODO MILANO, PHOTOGRAPHY BY ISI ETOMI (THE MEME STUDIO)