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.


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

• 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

Harrison Design, Naples, Florida, United States, Project Architect

• 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, Architectural Supervisor

• 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, Project Architect

• 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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