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GHANA

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Molders Design & Build Limited

2 Nii Noi Kwame Street, Dzorwulu, Near Skylinks Technical Institute Accra, Ghana t: +233 20 511 6095 t: +233 50 552 1322 e: info@moldersdb.com

 – D  B is a Ghanaian firm with a dedicated team of more than 20 professionals whose broad expertise ranges from architecture to engineering. Its awardwinning project, The Moro Residence, is a contemporary dwelling of 280m² on a 585m² site in Ashaley Botwe, a suburb of Ghana’s capital city, Accra. The two-storey property’s design is based on the principles of minimalism, sustainability and tropical architecture. Featuring a well-lit interior, large windows and a gorgeous exterior design with green roofs, large overhangs, recessed walls and openings on opposite walls, the house provides optimal thermal comfort to its inhabitants. Sustainability elements include

solar panels on the roof as well as a shingled roofing system with a gentle five-degree slope and gutters placed at the eaves to optimise rainwater harvesting. The Moro Residence’s floor plan is rectangular, with a smaller square located at the extreme end of the front wall to accommodate a security guard. Like its interior, the house has a white-coloured exterior that pops against its natural green surroundings. Façades are arrayed in panels of 8mm tempered glass and black coated steel meshes to add to the décor and add a dash of colour to the otherwise neutral building. Plants trailing off the roof also help to blur the straight form of the structure, while also cooling the building and drawing fresh air into the spaces.

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