ABOUT OUR FIRM

We are based on collective work
and shared knowledge

1000+ PROJECTS DONE 1981 FIRM ESTABLISHED 40+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
HISTORY

Corporate
History

Over the last three decades, our capabilities have grown substantially and have enabled us to provide a complete consulting service for a wide range of architectural projects. We are an integrated consulting service with a full set of architects, planners and engineers. Our integrated service package provides a diverse array of architecture, town planning as well as civil, structural, electrical
and mechanical engineering design.

TEAM

Leadership

Chairman and Managing Partner

Obaid Ghanim A. R. Al Mutaiwie

Mr. Obaid is the owner and founder of the Al Mutaiwie group of companies and the head of one of the few families to first inhabit Dubai. He was initially educated in the United Arab Emirates prior to his career with the National Oil Company of Abu Dhabi as a trainee engineer and eventually obtained a British electrical engineering qualification. He continued his career in engineering, reporting developments daily to the Ruling family. Since the completion of the Dry Docks in 1979, he has progressed to the chairmanship of the Dubai Ship Docking Yard (Jadaf) facility.

Managing Director & Partner

Mangesh Shetye

From being one of the pioneers of AWAJ and after years of showing leadership and adedication to his work, Mr. Shetye was promotedto Chief Architect. His consistent and excellent performance eventually exalted him as the company’s Managing Director & Partner, actively overlooking all the operations of the company. As the firm’s overseer, he is responsible for a project’s initial conception, working firsthand with clients to communicate various design approaches that satisfy their specific functional and aesthetic needs. During the detailed design development that follows, Mangesh overseesthe emerging documents for creative intent while materials and details are integrated as integral components of the design. He’s been teaching and practicing architecture for years. As the Managing Director, he has completed a variety of high quality projects including campus master plans, university facilities, historic restoration and adaptive reuse, conference centers, city halls, religious buildings, retail projects, industrial parks,corporate headquarters, gated communities andprivate residences.

SERVICES

This is what we do.