Date: Fall, 2008
Institution: Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology(KNUST)
Instructors: Joe Addo                                                                                                              Level: Junior
An urban study project for the design of a hospital for the city of Techiman, in the Brong Ahafo region of Ghana. 
The project attempts to capture two main elements of the city: the cultural embrace of community and communal living, and the colorfulness of the city. The huge canopy also recognizes the constant search for shade in a city where the average temperature is about 75 degrees and acts as a uniting element between separate units.
The project recognizes the constant search for shade in the city in the form of the canopy. Shade invites people to gather. The canopy is also the uniting element between different pavilions that captures the colorfulness of the city and is conspicuous from all around, inviting people to come and gather. 

The project creates gathering spaces within courtyards for the entire community. 

Overall Plan

Site Section

Site Plan

Project Rendering

Project Rendering

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