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2021

MEED Projects awards
2021
December 21, 2021

Top 2021 MEED Projects Awards Honour for GAJ

Godwin Austen Johnson is delighted to announce one of our projects in Saudi Arabia has won the MEED Projects Awards MENA Hotel Project of the Year. The Hilton Garden Inn…
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DoubleTree by Hilton Riyadh
2021
November 23, 2021

The Role of Fenestration in Sustainable Architecture

The term fenestration in architecture refers to openings, such as windows, doors and skylights in the building envelope. It is an integral part of façade design, serving both functional and…
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Ladybird Nursery
2021
October 12, 2021

Godwin Austen Johnson Appointed for New Ladybird Nursery

Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ) have been appointed as the lead design architects for the new Ladybird Nursery located in Al Barsha. The appointment follows the success of the Ladybird Early…
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MEED Awards
2021
October 10, 2021

GAJ Wins Two MEED National Awards

GAJ has been honoured at the 2021 MEED Projects Awards with two projects being recognised as National Winners. The recently completed Miral Headquarters in Abu Dhabi, and Hilton Garden Inn…
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Sustainable design
2021
September 22, 2021

Getting Back to Basics with Passive Design

It’s time we got back to the basics of sustainability and green buildings. But why do we need green buildings and what is the main goal? The ultimate goal is,…
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Miral headquarters
2021
August 8, 2021

Indoor Slide Forms Centrepiece of New Miral Headquarters

The narrative of the new Miral headquarters in Abu Dhabi is undeniably employee-centric. It explores a progressive work environment beyond the norm. Unconventional spaces that support new-age work systems interspersed…
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Young architects
2021
August 3, 2021

The Next Generation Of Architects: Part 2

Safa Saleem Esraa Abdellah In the second part of this series we chat to assistant architects Safa Saleem and Esraa Abdellah who share their sources of inspiration and their thoughts…
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GAJ employees
2021
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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2021
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
2021
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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