Design, Implementation and Operation of Human Ecosystems: The Example of Valley View University (VVU)

  • Gunther Geller
  • Detlef Glücklich


VVU is located in the peri-urban outskirts of Accra, the Capital of the West African Republic of Ghana (5.79 N, 0.12 W). The core city, the Accra Metropolitan District, has a population of 1.8 million, while the Greater Accra region is home to 2.9 million. The Accra region is currently one of the fastest growing urban agglomerations in Africa with a growth rate of more than 3% (United Nations 2008).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gunther Geller
    • 1
  • Detlef Glücklich
    • 2
  1. 1.Ingenieurökologische Vereinigung IÖVAugsburgGermany
  2. 2.Bureau for Sustainable DesignBuchholz Holm-SeppensenGermany

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