Villaggio Vista

Accra, Ghana. 2016

  • Project Details
  • Completion: 2016
  • Cost: £80 Million
  • Clients: T.E.D.C.

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; apartments centre on large, semi-enclosed sky courtyards that bring light into the deep plans. Window openings – limited, tall and narrow – are recessed into the inner line of the façade to reduce solar gain. The project’s first stage (completed in 2011) offers 36 apartments across two connected buildings and a roof top terrace with pool. The future two stages (currently on site) will provide a further 110 apartments, offices, retail accommodation and a gym.

Villaggio II in Ghana Shortlisted for Two Awards

18/06/2012

Villaggio II in Ghana Shortlisted for Two Awards

Villaggio II; a residential project in Accra, Ghana has been shortlisted in the International Award category of the BCI Awards, as well as being a Finalist for the CTBUH 2012 Best Tall Building Awards for the Middle East and Africa region.


The project is the second phase of the Villaggio complex for the Ghanaian based developer T.E.D.C, with over 200 apartments, office space, retail, restaurant and gym.

 



 

On-site in Ghana

19/11/2010

On-site in Ghana

Building on our Villaggio project in Ghana continues apace with the colourful cladding now going up. Villaggio II is a mixed use development located in Accra, Ghana. The project is the second phase of the Villaggio complex, for the Ghanaian based developer T.E.D.C, with over 200 apartments, a small commercial office component as well as ground floor retail / restaurant and gym. The scheme comprises four buildings, each with a cantilevered end addressing a local landmark. When completed the main 30-storey tower will be the tallest in Ghana.

 




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