A2G2 is an Architecture firm that has been involved in multiple architectural /urban /interior design projects over a period of 30 years. Our expertise lies in concept formulation, design development, execution of construction working drawings, detailed drawings, and preparation of bills of quantities and specifications. The Office was originally associated with ‘connect’ architects and planners. Since the year 2000, it has become a separate entity and is now run by its two principles, Prof. Dr. Aly Hatem Gabr and Prof. Ahmed Mostafa Abdel Ghaffar.View More
Professor Dr.Aly Hatem Gabr holds a Ph.D. in Architecture and Social Sciences from Edinburgh University, U.K and a B.Sc, M.Sc in Architectural Engineering from Cairo University. He is currently a professor of Design, History, and Theories of Architecture at the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University. He has also been a Part-time professor of Architecture, The American University in Cairo (AUC), as well as a member of the Documentation group for Egyptian Royal Palaces, CULTNAT. He has numerous publications in architectural journals and has been editor of department journals both at Cairo and Edinburgh Universities as well as Editor in Chief of Madina Magazine of Architecture, Interiors, and Fine Arts. Professor Gabr has also been commissioner of the Egyptian pavilion for the 2002 biennale of Venice for Architecture, Member of the Architecture Board in the Supreme Council for culture and is a member of the jury for a large number of graduating projects, as well as Auditor Evaluator for urban development projects in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. His Experience in the practical field is also extensive. Being a partner in ‘connect Architects and Planners’ and later senior partner of A2G2, he has been involved in a large variety of Architectural, Landscaping Urban design and development projects. He is also a renowned interior designer.
Dr. Ahmed Mostafa Abdel Ghaffar is an Associate Professor at the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering Cairo University, where he leads several subjects including the graduation project. Furthermore, He has also authored multiple publications in prestigious conferences and journals. Formerly, held the position of part-time Lecturer of Architecture at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and at the Department of Architecture in the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Cairo Branch. Dr.Abdel Ghaffar’s Professional experience in the field of Architecture extending over the past thirty years has spanned multiple facets of this field; from perfecting the details of interior design, the completion of a large number of diverse types of architectural projects as well as planning and urban design projects, to supervision and execution of multiple different typologies buildings. Dr. Abdelghaffar brings a very unique experience as he has held leading roles in both industry and academia. Before founding A2G2 along with professor Dr. Aly Gabr, he worked in reputational firms and with respectable and prestigious figures on multiple projects varying in typologies including the field continued with administrative buildings, landscape, and Urban Design, Historical renovation, and conservation projects, health care projects, and residential projects.