Hussain Binafif

Hussain Binafif

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Multifaceted Design professional delivering 10+ years of innovation and success within building architecture, interiors, and environmental design. Design professional with comprehensive experience and credentials in full completion of hospitality, commercial, public, residential buildings, and interior design, providing unique expertise in multifamily high-rise/high-density typologies, adaptive reuse, and sustainable design within contemporary form. Proven ability to prepare detailed drawings for architectural design with developed skill on rendering and presentation. Proficient in applying creativity to designs that transform them into highly appealing buildings and providing appropriate project design to align with area’s design and functional expectations. Possess a proven ability to lead project teams to successfully deliver agreed upon superior quality solutions.


Beeat Almemar Engineering Consultancy Co., Jeddah, SA, Senior Architect

Project responsibilities:
• Lead a team of engineers to design a 4-star resort with full services in Riyadh city with an area of 10K sqm and insure to implement the requirements of Ministry of Tourism and Saudi Building Code.
• Involved on the design of 4-star hotel in Jeddah city with an area of 3K sqm, provide the architectural drawings and concepts, worked on developing the design timeline schedule.
• Consulting supervision on a Petromin station with an area of 1.4K sqm, follow up on site safety procedures, receive project contractor works and prepare weekly reports.
• Worked on design commercial, mixed use projects in different scales and implement the requirements of SBC and Jeddah Municipality.
• Successfully designed a residential project with the requirements of Wadi Hanifa Urban Code in Riyadh region.

Feb 2021 - current

Abdulgader A. Binafif Contracting Est., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Design Project Manager

• Contribute on developing a land with an area of 1K sqm in Jeddah city through the work on designing hotel apartments with 100 units, worked on the project feasibility study and market analysis.
• Successfully raising the value of a residential property with an area of 600 sqm in Jeddah city by renovating the design of 8 apartments to meet the current market demand.

• Direct and provide leadership for design teams.
• Develop and review building plans and construction documents.
• Coordinate design process between structural, electrical and mechanical engineers to ensure integration and identify conflicts.
• Estimate material costs and develop budgets.
• Oversee scheduling and timelines.
• Visit job sites to verify contractors' adherence to building plans, codes and regulations.
• Monitor and Report on overall progress.

Aug 2019 - Jan 2021

Grid Design Office, Jeddah, SA, Associate Architect

Project responsibilities:
• Participate as the main architect in redesigning the retail facades of a commercial square on an area of 1.4K sqm in Jeddah city.

Dec 2020 - Dec 2020

Harrison Design, Naples, FL, US, Project Architect

• Collaborate on the interior architecture works of a private residential palace on an area of 2.4K sqm in Port Royal area of Naples, FL.
• Worked as a main designer on a luxury lobby with all services of the ground floor of a mixed-use tower with an area of 1.5k sqm in Naples, FL.
• Contribute on the work of high rise penthouse design renovation with an area of 850 sqm in a residential tower of 20 floors on the coast area of Naples, FL.
• Involved in the architectural works of clubhouse project with about 700 sqm in Atlanta, GA.

• Participate in a broad range of architectural services related to the design and construction of upscale single-family residential homes and penthouse apartments.
• Produce construction drawings and details.
• Contribute to conceptual design brainstorming with Principals.
• Coordinate and collaborate on contract documents with offsite workgroups.
• Visit construction sites to ensure construction adheres to architectural plans, uses the specified materials, meet quality standards and maintains project schedule.
• Contribute to designs in residential projects in Port Royal Naples, FL. (The most expensive neighborhood in the United States).

Sep 2018 - Aug 2019

Saudi Electricity Company, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Architect Engineer

• Focused on project management and quality control.
• Considered safety standards and regulations for company projects.
• Supervised a team of inspectors responsible for certifying the work of various sub-contractors.
• Appointed as the first thermal insulation supervisor for the Jeddah department.

Oct 2013 - Aug 2014

Fadel Abdullah Bin Laden Contracting Est., Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Junior Architect

• Involved as an architect on the design of a multifamily compound with an area of 9K sq m in Jeddah city.
• Participate in the architectural design works of a beach house with an area of 3K sqm on the coast of north Jeddah.
• Worked on the renovation design of mosque with all its services on an area of 900 sqm in Jeddah city.
• Contribute to the design and delivery of different types of residential, commercial and hospitality projects in Jeddah city.

• Completed a number of custom residences and retail stores.
• Designed and prepared specifications for building construction.
• Undertook compliance and obtain construction documents.
• Coordinated and consulted with other professionals on construction matters such as landscaping, interior design.
• Worked with contractors, interior designers, construction contractors and engineers to create a construction schedule.

Sep 2012 - Sep 2013


University of Miami, Miami, Florida, United States, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2016 - May 2018

King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Bachelors, Architecture

Sep 2007 - Jun 2012

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