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Postby tawia » Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:28 pm

YAW Straight Sapien wrote:
this is more like a jail house + boarding house/kole bu combine with old kotoka front. nkwasiasem. even a Komfo Anokye wouldnt call this modern in his era


The building design was based on the Compound houses of Ghana and other western African countries that were traditionally used by kings and tribal chiefs I think that's why it looks a bit blocky. :lol: :lol:
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Postby coca-colonisation » Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:29 pm

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A monorail system is being planned to help ease traffic congestion in the Accra Metropolis.

Dubbed “Greater Accra Transit System,” the project would operate on elevated beams in order not to disturb pedestrians and traffic.

The transit system would commence in phases and will include retail and commercial facilities, shopping malls, parking facilities, hotel business conferences, and beach resorts.

Dr Ron Watson, Transportation Engineer and Project Manager of Intercontinental Commerce Corporation, (ICC) USA briefing journalists in Accra on Friday said the transit system would operate from Danquah Circle and Kwame Nkrumah Circle, the Castle Drive and Ohene Gyan Sports Stadium.


Monorail dey make I dey kai Simpsons...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF_yLodI1CQ



The worst congestions areas in Accra around 6pm are:
- The Labadi to Teshie road
- Flagstaff House to Tetteh Quarshie, to Adenta
- Odorkor to Mallam
- anything related to Achimota
- Abeka La Paz / Akweteman road
- UTC to Circle


yet, these 'intelligent' people plan to build that dreamers project around the castle area, stadium, danquah & circle.

A cheaper way to reduce congestion would be to get a ship shuttle service between James Town & Teshie, Nungua.

Last it took me 30 mins to get from Trade Fair to Labadi Beach Hotel... can u imagine that?


unbelieveable!
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Postby rastaman » Thu Jul 07, 2011 2:47 pm

kebashorificatious wrote:
tawia wrote:
A monorail system is being planned to help ease traffic congestion in the Accra Metropolis.

Dubbed “Greater Accra Transit System,” the project would operate on elevated beams in order not to disturb pedestrians and traffic.

The transit system would commence in phases and will include retail and commercial facilities, shopping malls, parking facilities, hotel business conferences, and beach resorts.

Dr Ron Watson, Transportation Engineer and Project Manager of Intercontinental Commerce Corporation, (ICC) USA briefing journalists in Accra on Friday said the transit system would operate from Danquah Circle and Kwame Nkrumah Circle, the Castle Drive and Ohene Gyan Sports Stadium.


Monorail dey make I dey kai Simpsons...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jF_yLodI1CQ



The worst congestions areas in Accra around 6pm are:
- The Labadi to Teshie road
- Flagstaff House to Tetteh Quarshie, to Adenta
- Odorkor to Mallam
- anything related to Achimota
- Abeka La Paz / Akweteman road
- UTC to Circle


yet, these 'intelligent' people plan to build that dreamers project around the castle area, stadium, danquah & circle.

A cheaper way to reduce congestion would be to get a ship shuttle service between James Town & Teshie, Nungua.

Last it took me 30 mins to get from Trade Fair to Labadi Beach Hotel... can u imagine that?


I could throw a stone from Trade Fair to the Hotel :lol:
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Postby Ringo » Fri Jul 08, 2011 8:36 pm

We call this development while lacking the basic needs. Bring Drinking water and Electricity in the dry season without rotation!
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Postby kojozongo » Sat Jul 09, 2011 11:26 am

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Postby Q' lypse » Sat Jul 09, 2011 12:00 pm

kojozongo wrote:Accra Monorail

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97sAKXLbkjk


hmmmm
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Postby tawia » Sat Jul 09, 2011 1:38 pm

kojozongo wrote:Accra Monorail

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97sAKXLbkjk


interesting, but why all these hotels in Accra?
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Postby tawia » Sat Jul 09, 2011 1:44 pm

Accra International Trade Center

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* Office Accommodation (Tower A & B)
* Condominiums (rental)
* Theatre and Conference Halls (prospecting for operators)
* Shops, Stores & Shopping Mall


This project will be located in Ridge as well. Since Ridge is gradually becoming the hub of the banking sector having all major banks represented in close proximity.
The trade center will provide a One-stop office accommodation, Banking halls for prestige banking, Condominiums, Shopping malls, Hotel complex, Theatre and Conference facilities.


This project consists of a 7 Storey 3 star 250 Bed Hotel, a 29 Storey Office Complex, a 3 Storey Shopping Mall, a 3 Storey 52 (2 and 3 bedroom) Condominiums for rental, 6 (2-in-1) Chalets, a 4 Storey Shop and Store complex and a 3 Storey Conference and Theatre Block.


This project commenced in February, 2011.
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Postby Jollof8 » Sat Jul 09, 2011 2:31 pm

useless hotels.
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Postby coca-colonisation » Sat Jul 09, 2011 3:38 pm

kojozongo wrote:Accra Monorail

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=97sAKXLbkjk


thanks for sharing....
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Postby el Padrino » Sun Jul 10, 2011 2:27 am

Monorails are ugly tho. It just messes up the whole place but it looks like a more cost effective way than a subway system.
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Postby knana » Sun Jul 10, 2011 3:40 am

hhmmm....makes me think twice, my company wanna train me as a locomotive engineer, i think i should consider dis now and move to Ghana in de future :D :D :D
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Postby Q' lypse » Sun Jul 10, 2011 8:56 am

Jollof8 wrote:useless hotels.


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby el Padrino » Sun Jul 10, 2011 12:23 pm

knana wrote:hhmmm....makes me think twice, my company wanna train me as a locomotive engineer, i think i should consider dis now and move to Ghana in de future :D :D :D


I personally think a lot can be done to the situation now. A proper bus system with designated bus lanes during rush hour traffic will do wonders. A lot of people would take clean, reliable, fast public transportation and we would remove a lot of taxis and some trotros off the road. Most of the people driving these taxis and trotros could be hired to drive the buses. I guess there will be some "collateral damage" but people will find other ways to make money.
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Postby tawia » Mon Jul 11, 2011 11:10 am

Cantonments Housing Project

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Cantonments in Ghana is one of the most exclusive areas to live. This project aims to answer some of the problems associated with commercial projects in residential housing and that is Quality. This project will have 592 units and will have good quality finishing suiting the environment.
This project will have 22 Storey buildings to house all the units. This community will have swimming pools, shops and bars, elevators in all storey buildings, some solar panels for the community lighting, standby generators and 24 hour security plus rapid response team.


This project commenced in June, 2011 and will be completed in 18 months.



COMMUNAL FACILITIES

* Communal swimming pools

* Bar and Shops

* Elevators

* Communal Charges/ Property Management charges

* Gated with 24 hour Private Security plus rapid response team.
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Postby coca-colonisation » Mon Jul 11, 2011 1:26 pm

el Padrino wrote:Monorails are ugly tho. It just messes up the whole place but it looks like a more cost effective way than a subway system.


subway in Ghana? :shock: :lol: make we take baby steps... :)
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Postby kojozongo » Mon Jul 11, 2011 3:00 pm

Flusty wrote:
el Padrino wrote:Monorails are ugly tho. It just messes up the whole place but it looks like a more cost effective way than a subway system.


subway in Ghana? :shock: :lol: make we take baby steps... :)


I think we're not ready for a subway system.
We dont even have a good underground sewer system in Accra to handle our waste waters which can reduce some of the environmental and health risk in Accra.

Maybe this monorail will be good for now...
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Postby kebashorificatious » Tue Jul 12, 2011 1:08 pm

by the way, Moevenpick Hotel opposite National Theatre & British Council - is now ready:

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Postby tawia » Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:53 am

Cirrus Energy

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CLIENT Cirrus Energy
STATUS: Pre-Project
LOCATION: Roman Ridge
SCOPE OF WORK DESIGN: SUPERVISION
DESCRIPTION: 11 Storey Office Building
BUILT UP AREA: 2821.18 m2
LANDSCAPING AREA 977.72 m2
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