Office Profile

Studio Toggle was established in 2011 by Hend Almatrouk and Gijo Paul George, both graduates of the Universität für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna. The studio focus on logical design and problem solving techniques with specific emphasis in Architecture and Urban design. Studio Toggle believes in employing scientific research and computational methods to tackle specific form/space finding and environmental challenges. 

Our scope of expertise ranges from public, commercial, residential and hospitality architecture and interiors to product, graphic design and branding.

Hend Almatrouk

Hend Almatrouk is from Kuwait, and holds a Master of Science in Urban Strategies, Excessive II, from the Universität für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna and is a graduate of the American University of Sharjah (B.Arch). The projects she has been involved with ranges from Europe, USA and to the Middle East. She is a founding partner of Studio Toggle along with Gijo Paul George who is a fellow Urban Strategies graduate.

Gijo Paul George

Gijo Paul George is from Cochin, India, and holds a Master of Science (Urban Strategies, Brain City Lab) from the Universität für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna and also graduated from the University of Kerala (B. Arch). He co-founded the architectural collaborative Studio Toggle with fellow urban strategies (EXCESSIVE) graduate Hend Almatrouk, and is now based in Kuwait. Prior to starting Studio Toggle, Gijo has collaborated with various architectural practices in Europe, Middle East, and India in a wide spectrum of typologies.