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2018Articles

Our Picks: Stunning Examples of Architecture Worldwide

From a mosque-cathedral in Spain and a Japanese capsule tower to a poignant memorial piece in New York we take a look at some of the architecture from around the…
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Interior design site
2018Articles

Communication is Key to Successful Project Management

The success of a project is dependent upon the client’s satisfaction but working with specific deliverables and budgets is challenging and project managers often struggle trying to find the balance…
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Dubai College reception building
2018Articles

Dubai College: a Lighting Success Story

As the iconic entrance to the Dubai College the design intention of the new reception building from the lighting perspective was to have it shine from within, elevating the already…
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2018Articles

K.K. Jayaprakasan: Celebrating 20 Years With GAJ

This month marks a key milestone for K.K. Jayaprakasan who celebrates 20 years as part of the GAJ team. We sat down with him to talk about his journey so far.…
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Abu Dhabi cricket stadium
2018Articles

Designing Sports Stadiums

Designing sports stadiums is challenging. It requires designers to juggle the needs of the local environment with the specialist requirements of sports fans and athletes whilst at the same time…
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Modern library
2018Articles

Do We Need Libraries Anymore? By Adrian Welch, Senior Architect

Photo by Ossip van Duivenbode “Libraries are the thin red line between civilization and barbarism.” Author Neil Gaiman Back in my school days I was a regular visitor to the…
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Retail design for millennials
2018Articles

Retail Design with Millennials in Mind

In the ever changing world of retail it is key to focus on the target market and to grow with the demands of this market. Millennials have become the most…
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Women in architecture
2018Articles

The Architect Mum: Balancing Architecture and Motherhood

While the number of female students has steadily been growing in the last few decades the number of women working in architecture drops off quite rapidly midway through their career.…
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Sundus Rotana Muscat
2018Articles

Case Study: Sundus Rotana, Muscat

  The Sundus Rotana, Muscat has been designed to offer 215 quality rooms and facilities for business travellers and leisure guests. The client’s brief was clear – to create an…
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Arcadia Secondary School design
2018Articles

GAJ Appointed for Arcadia Secondary School Project

Following the successful completion of the Arcadia Preparatory School, GAJ has been appointed for the design of the new Arcadia Secondary School. Designed as an educational facility for secondary grade…
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