Apeksha Patel

Apeksha Patel

Phoenix, AZ, US

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A Sustainability hardworking Architect from India with a deep interest in sustainability in the field of architecture. Enjoy using both lateral and vertical thinking techniques to my design and research.


• High Proficiency in Architecture software: AutoCAD, Revit, ArchiCad, Sketchup.

• Have knowledge of Naviswork, ArcGis, Infraworks, Naviswork

• Proficient in Adobe Suite : Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

• Proficient in MS Office: Excel, Power-point, Word


• Deep understanding of the topic of Sustainability.

• Knowledge of green building design principals with a passion to learn and gain experience in LEED.

• Strong Research and Strategy building skill

• Strong Presentation and Communication skills

• High organizational skills

• Effectively communicate in English, Hindi and Gujarati


• Hardworking and detail-oriented

• Empathetic

• Good sense of Humor

• Friendly and Outgoing

When I am not working.. You can find me

• Hanging upside down doing Aerial Yoga or lifting weights at Gym

• Volunteering for BAPS Charities

• Binge-watching Sherlock or Travel Vlogs on YouTube... Amongst many other things.


Sustainability Enginnering Group LLC, Scottsdale, AZ, US, Architecture Designer

• Delivering projects by conceptualizing, detailing, delivering client presentation and
collaborating alongside engineers and Project managers.
• Working on built structures and site planning projects.
• Producing drawings for construction and administrating the construction process.
• Conducting lunch and learns for BIM software and setting up Revit standards for the firm.
• Responding to the RFI’s and assisting in Construction Administration.
• Contributing to the company’s Marketing Strategies.
• Assisting the project manager with Online documentation of the project.

Mar 2019 - current

Aavakash Design, Gandhinagar, IN, Junior Architect

• Worked on the project initiated by the government of India called “Sarva Shiksha
Abhiyan” where our team was assigned to renovate 13 schools where we had to conduct a survey of the existing infrastructure and condition and propose new plans for the primary schools.

Jan 2019 - current

City of Savannah - Office of Sustainability, Savannah, GA, US, Sustainability Intern

• Reviewing the documents for the city’s conversion to renewable energy initiative and evaluate energy Consumption of Government facilities.
• Conducting creative workshops for city events.
• Creating Design management techniques for the city’s sustainability initiative.

Jul 2017 - Nov 2017

Self Employed, Ahmedabad, IN, Architect

• Worked independently on three small-scale projects after graduation.
• Delivered projects by conceptualizing, client presentation and detailing.
• Managed projects to ensure on-time execution, the calculated cost of the project.
• Gained product knowledge and pricing.

Jul 2015 - Aug 2016


Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA, US, Masters, Design for Sustainability

Sustainability Theories, Sustainable Design in Built Environment, Sustainable Materials, Design Management

Sep 2016 - Mar 2018

Institute of Architecture, HNGU, Ahmedabad, IN, BArch, Architecture

Architecture projects from Small Scale to Big Scale, Urban Projects, Structure Design, Materials Study etc.

Jul 2010 - Jul 2015