Behruz Hairullaev

Behruz Hairullaev

New York, NY, US

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Rockwell Group, New York, NY, US, Project Designer

Worked on three major projects all of which were in hospitality: ‘Park Hyatt’ in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; ‘The Retreat’ in Shurayrah Island, Saudi Arabia; and a competition ‘Thailand Resort’ in Pattaya, Thailand. My duties on these projects were designing, 3D modeling, and for ‘Park Hyatt’ documenting.

Oct 2021 - Apr 2022

Corgan, New York, NY, US, Project Designer

Worked on John F. Kennedy Airport Terminal 6 on Schematic Design and an airport competition in Guangzhou, China. My duties involved planning, designing, 3d modeling, physical modeling, and working with consultants. My roles were also producing solar and daylight analysis for the Terminals.

Dec 2018 - Aug 2020

Kimmerle Group / Kimmerle Newman Architects, Harding, NJ, US, Architectural Designer

Worked on corporate exterior and interior projects; types of work included designing, construction documents, graphic illustrations; 3d modeling, marketing plans and test fits; involved with master planning for residential, commercial, and public use developments.

Oct 2015 - Dec 2018

Archi[te]nsions, Brooklyn, NY, US, Consultant

Hired to work on an architectural competition; my objective was design development, animations, renderings, 2d drawings, and presentations; project ‘Rising Ryde’ was shortlisted (top 4); ‘Rising Ryde’ is a civic center located in Ryde, Australia.

May 2016 - Aug 2016

Passacantando Architects, Morristown, NJ, US, Architectural Intern

Primarily worked on residential architecture; worked on BIM modeling, renderings, web design, and branding; primary use of software was ArchiCAD to develop 3d models and construction documents; translated existing house conditions to BIM, prior to design.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation - Advanced Architectural Design

An intense 3 semester program, directed by Andrés Jaque. Some of the architects that I have been mentored by, at GSAPP, were Bernard Tschumi, Steven Holl, and Andrés Jaque.

Activities and societies: Head of AAD Student Committee
Managed @gsapp_AAD instagram account

Sep 2020 - Aug 2021

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, BArch, College of Architecture & Design - Architecture

Finished a 10 semester program (5 years) in 9 semesters; Architectural Projects were selected to be showcased in the 2015 and 2016 Super Juries; Architectural Project was picked to be presented to a developed in India to be potentially built; Architectural Project was published in a book that showcased best 2nd year projects.

Sep 2012 - Dec 2016

Università degli Studi di Siena, Siena, Italy, Study Abroad

Consisted of visiting Milan, Vicenza, Rome, Siena, Pisa, Venice, Cinca Terra, and other cities; Constructed conceptual architectural projects in Siena, Rome, and Vicenza; Studied Italian history of architecture, water-coloring, and sketching was part of the curriculum; Towards the end of the program, I visited Paris, France and Barcelona, Spain.

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015


Design Our Ryde Competition, 2nd Place

Rising Ryde

Two Stage Competition

The program required a civic center to be built in Ryde, Australia. Our design was conceived as a hill-shaped building covered in local vegetation embracing the local communities and context, we imagine a building as a complex system of social connections and interactions with nature to generate an ecological system that prioritizes people.


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