James Knafo | architect builder

Modern Architect + Builder of Naples, FL


Designing modern lifestyle private home remodels, additions and new residences in Southwest Florida for over 22 years.

Building construction services

Architect led design/build services for our residential clients developing into successful project that are on schedule, on budget and built with the architect's eye on quality.


Providing functional, efficient and appropriate design for our commercial, coporate, cultural, condominium, hospitality and retail clients.

James Knafo Architect + Builder

Designing And Building The Lifestyle You Dream Of

modern architect in Naples, FL

Residential Architect

Southwest Florida's Best

Building Construction Services

Naples Florida Builder

Commercial Architect

About James Knafo

The creative Mind

James Knafo Architect, Inc. was founded in Naples, Florida in 2003. It has been headquartered in Downtown Naples on 5th Avenue South since 2005. The firm has completed numerous residential, commercial, institutional and hospitality projects throughout Southwest Florida.

Our clients benefit from a direct partnership with the founder and principal, James Knafo, and his 28 years of architectural experience. James began working on architectural projects in Florida in 1997. 

what our clients have to say


James is what I like to call a "complete Architect" because he is an extremely talented designer who understands the technical components of how a project is efficiently built... READ MORE
John Deangelis
Deangelis Diamond
I have known James Knafo for the past five years. We have been working together very closely on the design of a 21,000 square foot new building for our federation in Naples.. READ MORE
Jeffrey D. Feld
Jewish Federation of Greater Naples
James Knafo is a consummate professional and talented Architect. He provides leadership and clear direction on his projects & excels in Construction Administration... READ MORE
Ken Smith
Principal & Partner
Acadian Builders
My wife and I have built several homes over the years. One thing we learned long ago is that the builder and architect should be the same person. I was referred to James by... READ MORE
W. Dwight
Residential Client

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