GAJ employees
2019Articles
July 29, 2021

The Next Generation of Architects: Part 1

Anu Francis Aleeya Yoosuf Today’s design graduates want to work in an environment where they can add value and where their voices can be heard. They value diversity and are…
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2019Articles
July 11, 2021

BIM: Boon or Bane?

Earlier this month Andrew Milburn was invited to join a panel discussion at the 2021 MEP Conference hosted by ITP Media Group. The topic was the importance and current level…
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Arcadia High School
2019Articles
June 24, 2021

Arcadia High School First in the Region to Achieve LEED Gold

The Arcadia High School, designed by Godwin Austen Johnson, is the first school in the Middle East to be awarded the LEED V4 (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Gold…
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Recycled construction material
2019Articles
May 25, 2021

Designing Out Waste Through BIM

Construction waste poses a significant threat to the environment. Debris, such as concrete, wood, metals and glass, that is left over can be sizeable and needs to be disposed of. Much…
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DoubleTree by Hilton Sharjah
2019Articles
May 3, 2021

The All-day Dining Space: a Balance of Function and Narrative

There are two things we consider when designing the all-day dining outlet within a hotel. The first is functionality. If a restaurant doesn’t work properly from a practical point of…
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ISG School KSA
2019Articles
April 18, 2021

Work On New ISG School Campus Enters Final Phase

Work on the new International Schools Group (ISG) campus in the Eastern Province of KSA is now in its final phase. Located in the up-and-coming area of Aziziyah the campus…
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Jebel Buhais geological park
2019
March 18, 2021

Moving from a Linear to a Circular Economy

Photo by Marc Goodwin ARCHMOSPHERES The transition from a linear to a circular economy is more than simply optimising resources and minimising waste. It is an opportunity to link a…
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FF&E designer
2019Articles
February 14, 2021

What Exactly is an FF&E Designer?

Peering over the shoulder of an FF&E designer at work is both fascinating and mystifying. Deep pile squares of carpet and fabric swatches in various shades of colours are spread…
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Middle East Consultant Awards
2019Articles
January 28, 2021

Christine Wins Women in Construction Professional Award

Christine Espinosa-Erlanda has been named Women in Construction Professional of the Year by the Middle East Consultant Awards. Selected by a panel of regional experts and following an extensive judging…
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Health club
2019Articles
January 26, 2021

Healthy Habits, Healthy Spaces

The coronavirus pandemic has completely changed our approach to health and wellness. It has heighted awareness of our physical and emotional wellbeing and the importance of diet and exercise in…
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The SPACE at Dubai College
2019Articles
December 30, 2020

The SPACE at Dubai College

Continuing a relationship which spans 40 years Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ) has recently completed the new Sports & Performing Arts Centre of Excellence (The SPACE) for the Dubai College. The all…
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Arcadia School's secondary campus
2019Articles
November 19, 2020

The Arcadia School’s Secondary Campus Reinforces the School’s Ethos of Transparency

The Arcadia School’s secondary campus is the second school designed and built by GAJ as part of a series of community-based schools for Arcadia Education. The award-winning Arcadia School’s primary…
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