aec Conceptual exploration for coastal pier district adjacent Accra’s government center and central business district, prepared for investor group evaluating the project’s potential. Much of the effort involved acting as a retail-entertainment consultant to determine how to activate a critical mass of retailers, attractions, and entertainment for this destination place.
Illustration work shown here is a product of aec‘s Rapid Prototyping Unit, combining feasibility results with preliminary project scaling, layout, and overall guest experiential design – created to assist Ownership group in confirming design intent and project budgets.
Confidential – At client request, the rapid-protoyping image shown here includes limited details only.
Conceptual design for technology incubator, along with business plan, for roll-out in strategic partnership with universities in key Sub-Saharan metro markets. As office and industrial consultants, StoneCreek Partners provided the facility conceptual design and associated business plan for a right-scaled roll-out of technology business incubator facilities in urban Accra (Ghana) and Lagos (Nigeria), among other key Sub-Saharan regions.
The conceptual design provides for alternative gathering places within the incubator facility, each intended for differing and flexible meetings, whether investor pitches, online digital conferences, tech demonstrations, Agile sprint sessions, and the like. One meeting room was design with lateral ideation sessions in mind, with an array of pin surfaces, writing surfaces, digital displays, and ideation recordation means.
As commonly understood, a technology business incubator is a type of business incubator focused on supporting startups which use modern technologies as the primary means of innovation. Incubator facilities are focused version of co-working venues with additional support to founders, mentoring, potential access to investors, and other collaborative support.
There are technology business incubators that operate by invitation to interesting new startups. Some national and regional governments promote technology business incubators as an essential means of economic development.