A local entrepreneur has challenged Ghanaian architects and real estate developers to be more creative and innovative when it comes to putting up their designs for buildings.

Kweku A. Anno, inventor of the Biofil Digester, a unique waste treatment system, said that current trends in the building industry call for new thinking when it comes to design of buildings and communities.

Issues such as limited land, soil conditions and poor drainage systems, among others, affect design of housing developments in the country. Anno however insists that sanitation and waste management are even more essential considerations, given in our current situation.

“Our population is increasing, especially in the urban areas, and even those who practice proper sanitation are not spared the effects of the generally poor waste management in the country,” Anno added. “The frequent cholera epidemics, the prevalence of intestinal diseases, foul smells and a…

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