FCOS 308: Housing the Family


Housing in relation to settlements and the housing units as a basis to understanding the settlement; Technical skills in assessing architectural drawings; design considerations for the climatic zones of Ghana; Essential parts of a building; human issues and housing, residential and community life, assessing housing quality and needs, traditional housing and the two basic housing typologies in contemporary Ghana - the compound and self-contained houses. Principles of kitchen design and interior design in relation the importance of the outdoor space and landscaping.