Wafaa Almahamid


Architect, LEED AP, WELL AP

Wafaa is an architect based in Northern California. She received her Bachelor of Architecture from Damascus University, Syria, and has been working as an architect in the Bay Area since 1998.

Through years of experience working at multiple architectural companies, Wafaa has garnered knowledge in a diverse set of architectural pursuits.  She considers herself a generalist, capable of handling projects of any kind.

With her international experience in architecture, strong leadership skills, and commitment to sustainability, Wafaa brings distinguished insight to every project she is entrusted with.

Saeed Almahamid


Saeed is an architect based in Kuwait City. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from Damascus University, Syria, and has been working as an architect in Kuwait since 1997.

Saeed offers a diverse set of skills honed through years of working on both residential and large-scale commercial projects, and currently serves as a Senior Architect at a high profile engineering consultancy in Kuwait.

With his international experience in design and management, Saeed brings along multi-varied perspectives and unique insights to every project he undertakes.

Hajar Alrifai

Architectural Designer

Hajar is a BArch candidate at the City College of New York's Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, and the founder of Future Architects of the Middle East, a student organization.

Upon recieving an S Jay Levy Fellowship, Hajar worked as a research intern for an urban sustainability non-profit in New York City, which ignited her passion for sustainability and environmental design.

Additionally, Hajar has a strong background in the visual arts, specializing in graphic design, architectural drawing, and illustration.  

Omar Alrifai

Office Manager

Omar is an MBA candidate at the Baruch College Zicklin School of Business in NYC. He graduated from the University at Albany with a major in Biology and a minor in Neuroscience.

At WA Architecture + Design, Omar is involved in client relations, web design, and the permitting process.

Ethan Ekandem

Architectural Intern

Ethan is a freelance Revit drafter looking to learn the best practices to advance in his career. He has enjoyed computer drafting since high school.

Ethan attended Diablo Valley College to pursue his career in Architecture Technology.

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