Sanjeev Patel

Sanjeev Patel  | 
AIA, Leed Green Assoc.

Principal | Design Director

Sanjeev exemplifies design leadership. He advocates for innovation and promotes critical thinking and research across the firm. His work reflects the firm’s client-centered approach to architectural design and project delivery. He mentors many of rising interns, and his creative approach has enabled a range of projects since he joined the firm over twenty years ago. 

Sanjeev enjoys working with his hands and finds inspiration in abstract art, music, philosophy and global travel. He sees architecture as a great blend of art and science. Each project poses a set of new inquiries and a unique range of what’s possible, so learning is continuous. Sanjeev is motivated to make the built environment a more meaningful, sustainable and beautiful place; he values the teamwork involved in solving problems and getting projects built.

His expertise has facilitated a broad range of award-winning projects and diverse building typologies, including 601 Massachusetts Avenue in Washington DC, the University of Central Florida School of Performing Arts, Durham.ID, and Cox Campus in Atlanta. He’s worked on an exhibit design at The Museum of Contemporary Art in LA and has traveled throughout India, studying and documenting its architectural history.

Master of Architecture, Southern California Institute of Architecture
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Virginia

American Institute of Architects (AIA), 2000 to present
U.S. Green Building Council, 2000 to present

Mentor, NCSSM Research Mentorship Program for high-school seniors, present
Volunteer, Design and Construction Committee, Hindu Society of North Carolina, 2008-present
Citizens Advisory Group, Transportation Plan, Town of Apex, 2002