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Villaggio Vista

Responding to local conditions, but also creating its own, Villaggio Vista is a new landmark for Accra. By demonstrating the possibility of building high-rise in an equatorial, earthquake-risk location, the scheme offers a new housing prototype for Ghana’s emerging middle-class. Four thermally-massive buildings, ranging from seven to 30 storeys, are positioned to capture a central leafy landscape. Each building is distinguished by a boldly patterned skin inspired by Kente weavings and cantilevering upper floors that address specific local and more distant landmarks. Developed in conjunction with engineers AKT, these cantilevers harness local conditions by maximising high-level internalised spaces… Read more









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