Cyber City, Ghana, Africa
 
 
Year2015latitude: 5° 58'
longitude: -0° 21'
Period2015-2017
Initiator(s)Gateway Innovations (Ghana),Xalles Limited (Washington), Ernst & Young (New York) and Technolopolis (Finland), Aritel Ghana, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Planning organization
Nationality initiator(s)American, Ghanaian, Finnish
Designer(s) / Architect(s)
Design organizationDesign Atelier, The Consortium, KNAK design partners,
Inhabitants
Target population
Town websitehttp://www.ghanacybercity.com/
Town related linkshttp://www.forbesafrique.com/Accra-Ghana-Cyber-City%C2%A0-le-pari-fou-de-Ya w-Owusu_a3869.html
http://www.gulfafricareview.com/19/11/2014/business/ghana-cyber-city-west-a fricas-first-technology-park/
https://es.scribd.com/document/28388120/Ghana-Cyber-City-Overview
Literature

type of New Town: > scale of autonomy
New-Town-in-Town
Satellite
New Town
Company Town
> client
Private Corporation
Public Corporation
> policy
Capital
Decentralization
Industrialization
Resettlement
Economic
 


source: http://www.ghanacybercity .com/


In response to the challenge of infrastructure deficit that characterize the African continent, the African Development Bank recently launched the Program for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) to facilitate investments in information technology and other economic pillars such as power, critical to building Africa’s infrastructure.
In this light the project of Cyber City sign up, with the purpose to become the number one developer and manager of intelligent workspace and technology infrastructure. It is a business innovation hub, including workspace and data center for innovative companies, apartments for knowledge workers and executives and a commercial center for technology retailers.

source: www.ghanacybercity.com/

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