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2017

2017

Meet the Team: Reham Yehia Hussien

  Meet Reham Yehia Hussien, Senior Architect at Godwin Austen Johnson. We asked Reham what is it about architecture that appealed to her as a career option and what good…
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Cash flow in MEP
2017Articles

Is Cash Flow Crippling the MEP Sector?

While certainly not a new phenomenon cash flow continues to be a challenge for MEP specialists in this region with delays in payment common. Cash flow is the lifeblood of…
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Marsa Al Seef
2017Articles

Al Seef: Retelling the Story

In a world where contemporary is the norm, there stands a project that chooses, instead, to celebrate tradition. Al Seef is an exciting new project along the Dubai Creek a…
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regenerative design concept
2017Articles

Cradle to Cradle

Cradle to cradle (C2C) is a regenerative design concept where a building material or a system, from its birth and after its full life cycle usage, is still used as…
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Shaza Hotel Oman
2017Articles

The Vision Behind the Design: Shaza Salalah Hotel & Resort

As the Shaza Salalah Hotel & Resort moves into the final stages of construction, Godwin Austen Johnson reveal the vision behind the design of this luxury resort. “Our mission was…
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Dubai architecture
2017Articles

Technology and Starchitects: Architecture Today

The past two decades have seen incredible advances in technology not only in terms of consumer electronics - our pockets are emptier, yet the few items inside them can do…
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School design
2017Articles

GAJ Hands Over Latest School Project: Sharjah English School

Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ) has completed their latest educational project – Sharjah English School. Located in University City, the school is strategically placed with easy access from Sharjah, Ajman, Mirdif…
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2017Articles

Fostering a Positive Workplace Culture

For many of us, the first team we experience is our family. A positive start in life instils some founding principles: trust, respect for others and resilience. Frequently we hear…
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Restaurant interior design
2017Articles

Decorator or FF&E Interior Designer?

Considered by many as the pretty side of the interior design process, FF&E (furniture, fixtures & equipment) has a major role in the whole design course of a project. Contrary…
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2017Articles

5 Myths About Interior Design

1. Some think interior design is all about playing with fabrics and furnishings and most confuse interior design with interior decorating. Yes interior designers do select fabrics and furnishings however…
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