Godwin Austen Johnson appointed lead consultant for new Four Points by Sheraton Unaizah
Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ), one of the region’s leading UK architectural and design practices, has been appointed by Unaizah Investment Company as lead consultant for the Four Points by Sheraton Unaizah Saudi Arabia.
Located in the Qassim province approximately 350km north west of Riyadh, this is a new build project and will the first hotel of its type in the Qassim province.
The project will be a 130 key desert resort style hotel with 90 hotel rooms and suites, 30 chalets and 10 villas. It will be designed to blend seamlessly into its natural environment creating a family hideaway surrounded by desert and palm trees.
GAJ’S work will involve concept design and architecture as well as interior design, specialist lighting and landscape design. It will also involve kitchen and spa consultancy services.
Historically, Unaizah was an important stopping point for Muslim pilgrims coming from Iraq and Iran on their way to Makkah. Today it is being developed as a key tourism destination for local families.
The project is expected to be completed by 2020.