Delali Dziedzoave - The Ancestor Project

14 Jan

Delali is an architect and CEO of her start-up Iconica Ghana. She is interested in working with young girls to help them reach their maximum potential. Delali is a graduate of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, earning her master’s degree in 2010.

Delali is interested in researching and creating sustainable architecture using local and traditional materials found within and outside the village of Nuhale. She is one of the pioneers of Ancestor Project and part of the Nkyinkyim Installation infrastructure and architecture is based on her research into Adobe and thatch architecture, that she initially designed for Kakum National Park.

She loves doing art and crafts with children and she is also in charge of developing content for girls and young women in Ancestor Project’s youth outreach programme. She is an architectural refurbishing and remodeling enthusiast, and given the chance she will like to help deprived villages and towns in Ghana to use local materials to transform their villages and neighbor hoods into “little havens”.


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