Accra Neighbourhoods

Accra Neighbourhoods & How They Got Their Names

Behind every name lies a story and Accra neighbourhoods have plenty to pass around. Accra has an estimated housing deficit of nearly 2 million units. New neighbourhoods will definitely spring up to address this problem. The rise of new neighbourhoods will open doors to many new names and untold stories. Guessing what those names could be sounds both daunting and a lot […]

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Building Design In Ghana: The Road To Today

Building Design In Ghana: The Road To Today

Ghanaian housing design methods have evolved over time and a walk through different parts of Accra will reveal a dynamic mix of buildings that could give you a snapshot of the demands of the particular era in which they were built. Building design, like fashion, is not static but keeps evolving to suit the times. […]

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Living In Accra: Dzorwulu

Living In Accra: Dzorwulu

Home to one of Ghana’s former presidents, Dzorwulu is a beautifully planned residential area catering to the middle and upper classes of Accra society. Bordered by Roman Ridge, Abelemkpe and, Shiashie, most residences in this neighbourhood are walled and many residents have hired private security guards, which makes it a haven for the more security-conscious. […]

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