Middle East Consultant Awards
2019Articles
January 28, 2021

Christine Wins the 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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Arcadia School
2019Articles
November 5, 2020

GAJ Wins identity Design Awards 2020 Best Architecture: Public Building Award

GAJ has won the award for the best Architecture: Public building with the Arcadia School’s secondary campus at last night’s identity Design Awards 2020. Now in their sixth year the…
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Hilton Garden Inn Kuwait
2019Articles
October 15, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Kuwait Opens Its Doors

Blurring the boundary between the external and the internal environment through a contemporary interpretation of a garden the design for the Hilton Garden Inn, Kuwait is natural, fluid and welcoming.…
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Buhais Geology Park
2019Articles
September 28, 2020

Buhais Geology Park key MEP design considerations

The recently opened Buhais Geology Park is a pioneering project in the field of ecotourism in a region of exceptional prehistoric and geological significance aimed at introducing visitors to the…
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2019Articles
September 13, 2020

Treading a New Path: My Internship at GAJ

My father is an architect and so was his father and his before him which now makes me the fourth generation in the family profession. Our family workshop is small…
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DoubleTree by Hilton
2019Articles
August 20, 2020

The Importance of the Mock up Room

Early on in the design process the mock up room will be a key focus for the team. This step is important to create a guestroom exactly as the interior…
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2019Articles
August 3, 2020

GAJ Creates an Oasis of Calm in Northern India

Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ) hands over their latest project, a residential community in northern India. Garden Bay Lucknow offers a tranquil living community responding to the desire for an inviting,…
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Covid leadership
2019Articles
July 23, 2020

Adapt, Adjust and Respond: Leading Through a Crisis

COVID-19 has taken everybody by surprise and not even the most pessimistic business leader could have properly prepared for the far-reaching impact that this has had upon all aspects of…
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RIBA Sketchbook
2019Articles
July 5, 2020

Dubai Traditional Souqs: A City Inside A City

We congratulate Christine Espinosa as the fourth winner of RIBA Cityscape Intelligence Sketchbook Competition with her sketch: Dubai Traditional Souqs. We asked Christine to share a little of the background…
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