Yamen Hama

Yamen Hama

Annandale, VA, US



my name is yamen hama.
me llamo yamen hama.
أنا اسمي يامن حما

I believe in the beauty of complexity comprised of simple components, and something simple comprised of an infinite amount of complex pieces. I am an individual who is connected to the social network of his peers, progressive. creative. always inspired. and dedicated to details while getting lost in each project. I branch out into the world of architecture, graphic design, and fashion photography with confidence.

Language Skills: Fluent in English, Arabic, Spanish, and Japanese

Technical Skills:
hand drafting
complex laser cutting and fabrication
3D printing
model building
painting (water colour, ink, acrylic)
graphic design
google sketchup
catalystEX, mastercam
adobe photoshop, illustrator, indesign, lightroom, bridge, dreamweaver, muse
rhinoceros, grasshopper, weaverbird, maxwell
bentley microstation
TAS ambiens workflow
photography (concentration in fashion photography)
fashion design and construction



KCCT Architects, Washington, DC, US, Intern Architect II

- Develop and execute the design of U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Marine Residences from conception to construction documents to fabrication in multiple countries worldwide, including travel to and on-site work in Ecuador.
- Use of various software to edit and produce digital graphics, renderings, shop drawings, construction documents, and presentations of high quality to be presented to demanding clients, such as the U.S. Bureau of Overseas Operations and U.S. Department of State.

Aug 2012 - current

Studio ReCover, Charlottesville, VA, US, Student

Studio reCOVER, The Haven, and Thomas Jefferson Area Coalition for the Homeless
with Anselmo Canfora (January 2011 - May 2011)

- Developed prefabricated transitional housing modules for the homeless of Charlottesville, VA.

- Using both off-site and on-site construction techniques, drafted construction documents, plans,
sections, digital renderings and physical models to present to the client (modules to be built).

Jan 2011 - May 2011

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, Independent Researcher

University of Virginia School of Architecture Independent Research
with Cassandra Frasier and Eric Field (January 2011 - May 2011)

Developed a new window section prototype for use in architecture that uses phase change chemical
reactions to heat and cool a space without electricity

Jan 2011 - May 2011

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, Independent Researcher

University of Virginia School of Architecture Independent Research
with Rosana Rubio-Hernandez [Fellow from Spain] (January 2010 - May 2010)

-Worked with experimental chromogenic materials with mechanochromatic luminescent properties to
treat glass to be
used in building design
-Combined architecture, chemistry, and the scientific method to reevaluate the design process

Jan 2010 - May 2010

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, Administrative Assistant

University of Virginia Biology Department (September 2009 – May 2010)
Administrative Assistant

-Created databases for the office, using the Microsoft Office Suite
-Reformed obsolete systems of organization
-Produced graphic design work for events, seminars, lectures, and international guests

Sep 2009 - May 2010


University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, US, Bachelors, Architecture

4-year Architecture Program and Design Studio Sequence, with a two-year independent research combining chemistry and architecture, and a three-year independent research on advanced fabrication techniques inside the realm of architecture and out.

Aug 2007 - May 2011

Sophia Univeristy, Tokyo, Japan, Japanese

Study Abroad Summer Session

May 2009 - Aug 2009

Annandale High School, Annandale, VA, US, High School, International Baccalaureate

Sep 2003 - Jun 2007

Areas of Specialization