the renovation hybridizes the old and the new
an expressive timber intervention introduces warmth to the interiors
a diverse digital database that acts as a valuable guide in gaining insight and information about a product directly from the manufacturer, and serves as a rich reference point in developing a project or scheme.
originally an animal laboratories center built between 1971-1981, the building is now saved from a demolition plan set in 2020.
with its rolling rooftop, the building forms a 'mountain in the sky' that seamlessly connects the city and the sea.
'this rooftop home office is a place to survey the world but withdraw from its everyday entanglements,' writes the practice.
the eye-catching structure takes its name after the word 'forest' in twi, a dialect spoken by millions of people in ghana.