Illumina Residences Manila

Manila City
Near Polytechnic University of the Philippines & University of the East
Starts at P12k/month
Ready for Occupancy
View this page to learn about Illumina Residences by DMCI Homes located in Manila City! This high-rise condo offers distinct features and amenities.

This 32-storey residential high-rise, made of concrete glass and steel, boasts of a unique T-shaped design and a myriad of building amenities and features for the family looking to upgrade their current living spaces. Master-planned for space and landscaping, it is strategically located in Sta. Mesa, Manila and is near educational and medical institutions as well as commercial and office establishments.


  • A Grand Design
    Its unique T- Shaped design allows for single loaded corridors. Units are on one side of the floor for privacy. Natural light and ventilation are provided by the building's breezeways.

  • Efficient Space Planning
    Space planning is a premium at Illumina. Be greeted by the grand drop off as you come home, and enjoy quality time with your family under the Grand Heritage Trees.

  • Resort-like Amenities
    Enjoy life’s familiar pleasures, whether it's a dip in the pool, working out at the gym, reading in the study hall, or simply relaxing with your loved ones in the lanai or deck garden.

  • Making Things Light for You
    A team of professionals manage the day to day, routine administrative needs. There’s no need to worry about garbage disposal, laundry, or the upkeep of the building; you have all the little conveniences you need in a home.

  • Smart Living, Smart Choices
    The country's first Triple A builder and developer, DMCI Homes provides Filipino families with premium quality, urban-friendly, and fully serviced communities. This is the DMCI home's philosophy of smart living. With smart living you have a choice that makes no compromises about the quality of life.


Location Map

Illumina Residences is located in V. Mapa cor. P. Sanchez Sts., Sta. Mesa, Manila. It is close to Manila's educational and medical institutions, as well as commercial establishments.


  • From Quezon City
    From Mabuhay Rotonda take Espana Ave. Extension and turn right at Araneta Ave. (Puregold). Turn right at Aurora Blvd. (SM Sta. Mesa), then right to V. Mapa.
  • From San Juan
    Take Shaw Boulevard to Shaw-Gen. Kalentong intersection. Cross Sevilla Bridge to P. Sanchez St.


  • Business Areas
    Ortigas CBD
    Makati CBD
    Trade centers in Cubao and Manila
    Broadcast media centers in Quezon City

  • Commercial Establishments
    SM Centerpoint
    Greenhills shopping center
    Agora market

  • Schools
    Don Bosco School
    Immaculate Heart of Mary College
    Immaculate Conception Academy
    Xavier School
    La Salle Greenhills
    St. Paul University – Quezon City
    Polytechnic University of the Philippines
    Central College of the Philippines
    University of the East
    Dominican College

  • Hospitals
    Lourdes Hospital
    Cardinal Santos Medical Center
    St. Luke’s Medical Center
    University of the East - Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center



Enjoy a generous allocation of resort-like amenities in Illumina. Tropical landscaping and grand central atriums within the building give off an ambience of comforting retreat.


  • Hotel-like Lobby
  • Lounge area
  • Lap pool
  • Kiddie pool
  • Pool deck
  • Shower Area
  • Landscaped Atriums
  • Fitness gym
  • Deck Garden/Tree Court
  • Basketball Court/Playcourt
  • Function Hall
  • Study Hall
  • Pocket Gardens
  • Sky Lounge
  • View deck
  • Arrival court


  • 24-hour security
  • Main Entrance Gate
  • Perimeter fence

Site Development Plan

This 32-storey residential high-rise sits on a 6,935.50 sqm property in Sta. Mesa, Manila. More than half of the area is dedicated to open spaces. It consists of 586 residential units, which include studio, 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom units, with sizes that range from 28.50 sqm. to 82 sqm. Units are ready for occupancy by April 2011.

Unit Features and Plans

The space planning in every unit of Illumina allows for sizeable floor areas, with generous unit cuts.

Building Features and Plans

The unique T-shape building design and landscaped atriums every five floors promote good airflow and allow natural light to pass through. It also gives you an unobstructed 360-degree view of the Metro Manila skyline. All units have balconies and large windows. Corridors are single-loaded, facing an open space instead of your neighbor’s door.

Building Features

  • Grand drop-off
  • Landscaped atriums every five floors
  • Reception lobby
  • Three high-speed elevators
  • Three-level basement parking
  • CCTV
  • 24-Hour Security
  • Single-loaded corridors
  • Balconies in all units
  • Perimeter wall with security fencing
  • Wi-fi equipped amenities area
  • Provisions for CATV and phone lines
  • Overhead water tank