After graduating from Architectural School, University of Belgrade, Yugolslavia, in 1966, Arif worked for a short time in an Architectural Office. He worked for a few more years in France and Canada and in 1969 moved to the United States.  As soon as he became eligible to take a license exam, Arif passed it on his first try in 1973.


Arif became the youngest partner at the established architectural firm of Callmer and Millstadt in 1973.  He worked with several other firms until 1978 and then established his architectural office of Hodzic Architects, P.C.


Over the last 35 years the firm of Hodzic Architects, P.C. fluctuated in size depending on project sizes up to 25 people.


The work performed in house included completed design and construction of residential, commercial and institutional projects. All projects included architectural and engineering work.


In addition, the firm expanded into development of residential and commercial projects.


The following is a list of some projects that was performed by Arif Hodzic, AIA with some others and with Hodzic Architects, P.C.



  • Walter Reed Medical Center, over 20 projects, Washington, D.C.
  • Frederick Memorial Hospital, Frederick, MD
  • Alexandria Courthouse, Alexandria, VA
  • Corps of Engineers Office Building, Ft. Belvoir, VA


  • Boeing Computer Services, McLean, VA
  • Evergreen Office Building, Annandale, VA
  • King Street Office Building, Alexandria, VA
  • Rosecroft Racetrack, Oxon Hill, MD
  • Office Building, Alexandria, VA
  • Westmore Shopping Center, Fairfax, VA
  • 14th Street Office Building, Washington, D.C.
  • Exeter Shopping Center, Leesburg, VA
  • Mattress Land, 10 projects in Virginia
  • Carpet Land, 3 projects in Virginia
  • Mattress Discounters, 25 projects all over the Washing Metro area
  • Papa John's Pizza, 40 projects in 10 states all over the USA
  • Texas Bar-B-Q, 10 projects all over the Washington Metro area
  • Steak Escape Restaurants, 4 projects in MD
  • Z-Burger Restaurants, 4 all over the Washington Metro area
  • Cleaner 4 Less, Lessburg, VA



  • Beauregard Townhouses, Alexandria, VA
  • Seminary Townhouses, Falls Church, VA
  • 27th Street New House, Arlington, VA
  • 30th Street New House, Arlington, VA
  • Chowan Avene New House, Alexandria, VA
  • 9th Street Complete House Remodel, Arlington, VA
  • Arundel Place House addition, Annapolis, MD
  • Over 100 house additions all over the Washington Metro area



  1. Corporate Member of the American Institute of Architects
  2. Member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
  3. Past President of the Land Use Committee Lincolnia Park, VA
  4. Past Chairman of the Land Use and Planning Committee, Annandale Central Business District, Annandale, VA