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2018

2018Articles

A Year of Change for MEP

This year will be a year of significant change for the MEP industry. Intelligent buildings, IOT and security, both traditional and data, will be at the forefront of all designers’…
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2018Articles

The Future of Healthcare Design

The explosive growth of healthcare globally has made this an increasingly competitive industry. In this region, specifically, healthcare is marked by stiff competition for physicians and consumers, increasing pressures by…
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2018Articles

GAJ Awarded Two Global Standard Certifications

GAJ have been awarded two certifications by the British Standards Institution (BSI). The ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Monitoring System provides a framework for providing guidance to employees with…
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Al Bait Sharjah
2018Articles

Al Bait Sharjah: Recreating the Intimacy and Character of a Historic Village

This exciting project is a 53-key boutique resort in the AI Mareija area of the Heart of Sharjah heritage project. Godwin Austen Johnson were tasked with the redevelopment of five…
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2018

2018 Review

As we begin a new year we look back at the successes and highlights of 2018.
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GAJ interior designer
2018Articles

Paula Fay Evans Granted Membership of the British Institute of Interior Design

Following her recent acceptance to the International Interior Design Association, Senior Associate Paula Fay Evans has now been granted Membership of the prestigious industry body, the British Institute of Interior…
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Women in construction hard hats
2018Articles

Building a Future for Women in Construction

The construction industry has been overwhelmingly male-dominated for many years and gender equality has been a major challenge for many women in this field. Women have had to work hard…
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facade design
2018Articles

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

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

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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