facade design
2018Articles
December 30, 2018

From Aluminium to Zinc: What’s Next for Building Facades?

Exterior design is moving away from one-dimensional towards a two-dimensional approach that uses contemporary minimalistic material to create a simple, uncluttered façade. Traditional cladding has always involved a composite aluminium…
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Christine Espinosa live art
2018Articles
December 17, 2018

Depicting the Strength of Women at Live Art Event

As part of the UAE’s 47th National Day celebrations this month architect Christine Espinosa-Erlanda was one of 100 artists chosen to take part in a live painting event at the…
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Women as mentors
2018Articles
December 12, 2018

How and Why Women Make Good Mentors

Like everyone else starting their first job I was very nervous taking up my first full time role as a fully-fledged architect but I was fortunate to meet a lovely…
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Jacinda Raniolo
2018Articles
November 28, 2018

Meet the Team: Jacinda Raniolo

Jacinda was a key member of our Interior Design creative team when she decided to return to her native Australia a few years ago and we are now very pleased…
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Ladybird Early Learning Centre
2018Articles
November 19, 2018

Designing the 21st century school

A peek into the 21st century classroom reveals just how design in education has evolved over the last few years. Traditional desks, chairs, and chalkboards have been rejected in favour…
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GAJ MEP team
2018Articles
November 5, 2018

MEP Department Changes

  It is with regret but with great pride that we announce the departure from the practice of partner and Head of MEP, Cathy Christer, who has accepted an offer…
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US architecture
2018Articles
October 31, 2018

The Human Touch in a Digital World

One thing I love about going to a conference is the opportunity to explore a new city. St Louis is called the Gateway City, not because of its giant catenary…
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Spa lighting design
2018Articles
October 23, 2018

Wellness and Lighting Design

Wellness projects are among some of the most indulgent within hospitality projects striving to provide a quality atmosphere for relaxation and rest. The pampering within these spaces may be considered…
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Young architect in Dubai
2018Articles
October 17, 2018

GAJ Invests in Young Talent

As part of its commitment to foster talent GAJ is sponsoring young architect Piyush Prajapati as he embarks on a 12 month Master’s Degree in Urban Design at the Bartlett…
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Emirates International School
2018Articles
October 8, 2018

School Design: Renovate or Replace?

The decision to renovate a building or tear it down to make way for a more modern one is one that requires careful consideration. Partner Jason Burnside addresses this issue…
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GAJ ID team
2018Articles
September 23, 2018

Team Changes at GAJ Interior Design

As the next stage in his personal and professional design development, Kevin McLachlan has decided to leave GAJ to start his own 'Design Lab' named “Nomad’K” while continuing to collaborate…
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Dubai College lecture hall
2018Articles
September 20, 2018

GAJ Completes Latest Upgrade for Dubai College

Work on Dubai College continues unabated as GAJ delivers the latest in a line of upgrades for the school. The existing D Block, previously the administration building, has undergone an…
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