Mr. Joy Ofori-Konadu is the Architect at the Works and Physical Development Directorate of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS), in Volta Region of Ghana. He is an Associate Member of the Ghana Institute of Architects and also a Registered Member in good standing of the Architect's Registration Council of Ghana.
He had his Architecture Education at the Ecole Nationale d'Architecture de Rabat in the Kingdom of Morocco, North Africa, where he obtained his Master of Architecture Degree in 2012. Prior to this, he obtained his French Language Certificate at the Faculté des Sciences de l'Education of the Université Mohammed V, Rabat in 2006. Thus making him a bilingual Architect.
He started his Professional career as Assistant Architect and later upgraded to Architect at UHAS, where he has worked for the past 6 years. During this period, he has designed and supervised the construction of a number of projects from inception to completion including the Renovation of the Oncho Unit in Hohoe Municipal Hospital, the Construction of the Anatomy Laboratory in the Volta Regional Hospital, Construction of the Laboratory Complex at the permanent site of UHAS, worked on the Conceptual/Schematic designs of the University's Main Entrance, Central Administration, ICT/Library Block, School of Medicine, Hall of Residence, Staff Bungalows, China Hostel Extension among others.
He has also designed, supervised and offered Consultancy services on several projects for Individuals, Corporate bodies, Organisations and Institutions, Estates and Constructions Firms. Notable ones includes the design of the office building for NAGRAT, Takoradi branch, the New 7 storey School building for Data Link University at Tema Community 6, Estate Housing at Katamanso, Greater Accra for Elegant Homes and Construction, Estate Housing for Danywise Estates and Constructions, Kumasi, Menergy Properties, Takoradi, Pessben Investment Limited, Ho. etc.
Mr. Ofori-Konadu’s research interest is in Urban design and Development, especially Revitalising the environs of an urban stretch, a first approach towards the Redevelopment of our major cities. He therefore intends pursuing his Doctorate Degree in that respect. He has a number of design reports, and has chaired several site meetings. He is currently the Project Architect and the Chair of the Construction of the Classroom Block for the School of Pharmacy at the permanent site of UHAS.