Public Sector Project of the Year

Commercial Interior Design Award 2016

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International Project of the Year

Commercial Interior Design Awards 2015

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Best Mixed-Use Development

International Property Awards 2015

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Residential Project Award - Future

Cityscape Abu Dhabi Awards 2012

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Interior Design of the Year: Hotels

Commercial Interior Design 2015

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Two Pearl Design Rating

Urban Planning Council

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One of the largest and most well-established practices, we are an award-winning and multi-disciplinary architecture and interior design UK company with many years’ experience in the Middle East and North Africa. Our key strengths are hotels and hospitality, residential and commercial, education, sport and leisure design and our portfolio of work includes both built and new-build projects across the region. Despite its years the company remains young and dynamic, employing a team of more than 180 at our Dubai headquarters, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and UK offices.


Project Experience

Garden Bay


Jetty Lounge


Crowne Plaza Hotel


Sharjah Art Foundation

Architecture | Interior Design | Lighting

Bab Al Shams


Jebel Ali Golf Resort & Spa Hotel

Architecture | Interior Design

Hilton Garden Inn

Architecture | Interior Design | Lighting

Dhofar Hotel & Beach Resort

Architecture | Interior Design | MEP

Salalah Hotel


Marsa Al Seef

Architecture | Interior Design

Serenia Residences

Architecture | Interior Design

The Gulf Hotel

Architecture | Interior Design



Our Clients

Our clients are wide-ranging. From the raft of hospitality projects we are working on in support of the growing demand for new accommodation in the region to the forward-thinking schools and the world-class leisure facilities. Our portfolio of work is as diverse as we are with each benefitting from a bespoke approach and dedicated team of enthusiastic designers.

Latest News & Updates


BIM Summit: All Stakeholders Can Benefit from Tech

Articles, Events

From clients and investors to onsite maintenance staff, everybody has the potential…

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BIM Summit: Open up design technology use to everyone from clients to investors


Everyone from clients and investors to the person responsible for sweeping up…


The challenges of designing schools for the 21st century

Articles, Press Release

by Kathryn Brown, GAJ Kathryn Brown, Senior Interior Designer at Godwin Austen…


Ladybird Early Learning Centre in Dubai


GAJ delivers new Ladybird Early Learning Centre From the outset both the…