Anjali Patel

Anjali Patel

Cincinnati, OH, US


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Anjali has a background in Psychology and Social Behavior, and Urban Studies.

She is pursuing her studies at the University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, for her first professional master's degree in architecture. Currently in her thesis year, she is teaching a group of 20 students graphic representation as well as co-directing the fashion and architecture collaborative. She is interested in all forms of design and how they impact the human experience. 

She is actively searching for a position post-graduation.



University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, Graduate Assistant

Teaching ~ 20 undergraduates graphic/3D representation

Jan 2015 - current

SHoP Architects, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Influencing Schematic Design and Design Development on Uber Headquarters in San Francisco, responsibilities include:

• Design packages/iterations
• Drawings and models for presentations
• Detail modeling with Revit
• Crowd/wind studies
• Landscape design (various scales)

May 2015 - Aug 2015

STUDIO GANG Architects, Chicago, IL, US, Architectural Intern

Concept design for National Aquarium BLUEprint
Exhibit design for Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects
Construction documents for City Hyde Park
Construction administration for Writer's Theatre
Schematic design for LSE Building C

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

Assisted in design development for Hudson Yards under Marianne Kwok, responsibilities include:

• Design iterations
• Drawings and models for presentations using CAD, Rhino3D, Photoshop, and Illustrator
• Detail modeling with Rhino3D
• Preparing digital file for 3D printing/model outsourcing
• Calculating areas and volumes

Jan 2014 - May 2014

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, SAID Graduate Teaching Assistant

Teaching ~ 20 undergraduates graphic/3D representation

Aug 2013 - Dec 2013

KaiHer, Irvine, CA, US, Co-founder/Head of Product Development

Co-founder of an aspiring social enterprise that is dedicated to female empowerment and the environment. Lead market research and product development. Worked with the industrial designer on the project to solidify the essence of the company. Created brand strategy, story/concept behind the idea to be able to adhere to the target market.

Apr 2011 - Aug 2012

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, US, Undergraduate Researcher

Designed and administered study regarding a blood type myth and a personality inventory which explored intrapersonal self-fulfilling prophecy with colleague, Christine Song under faculty supervision, Dr. Eric Knowles. Presented study at UROP Symposium, and currently, collaborating with Christine Song to publish our findings in a student journal.

Oct 2010 - Jun 2011


University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, US, MArch, Architecture

Graduate Assistant Scholarship
Coursework includes Design studios, Visualization, Structures, Theory

Aug 2012 - current

University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA, US, Bachelors, Urban Studies, Psychology and Social Behavior

Dean’s Honors List, Sustainability Certificate
Coursework included Social/Environmental Psychology, Health Psychology, Urban Design, Sustainability, Social Entrepreneurship

Sep 2009 - Sep 2011


Citation for Distinguished Design, Award

Master's Thesis award for design research.


DAAPworks People's Choice, Award

Master's Thesis exhibition award chosen best in show by peers across disciplines.


Featured in SAID publication, Other

Firm-sponsored project to appear in curated publication.


Graduate Assistantship, Scholarship

Awarded a competitive Graduate Teaching Assistantship for the remaining two years of my program.


Featured in Shape of Sound by Victoria Meyers, Other

Research-based sound diagram featured in publication.


Areas of Specialization 


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