Krupa Patel

Krupa Patel

Pittsburgh, PA, US



I am an architect with an M.S. in Sustainable Design from Carnegie Mellon University. I am currently looking for full-time jobs pertaining to architectural designing and sustainable consulting.


Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, US, Masters, Sustainable Design

I was a graduate research assistant to Prof.Dana Cupkova. My coursework includes the following courses:
Energy audits, Building Performance Modelling, Net Zero Energy Homes, Sustainable Community Development, LEED Rating system, Productivity-Health-Quality of buildings, Climate and Energy, , Biomimetics in Design , Performance of Advanced Building Systems, Ecological Footprints

Some details:
1. Synthesis Project | Adaptive and dynamic approaches for passive conditioning of offices in hot climates of India

Developed a web based toolkit for office designers of hot climate by analyzing cases with a three tier approach of biomimetic, vernacular and modern inspiration and formulated recommendations as proof of concept.

2.Building Performance Modelling | Scaife Hall | Revit CEA, eQuest, DesignBuilder-EnergyPlus

Modified the existing building design to achieve around 30 % decrease in energy use by developing simulation models.

3.Net Zero Housing | Low Cost Net Zero Energy Renovation (URA Pittsburgh property) | REM/Rate

Conducted cost effective retrofit analysis by exploring various alternative modifications resulting in 55% energy savings and pushing it to became a net zero house.

4.Climate and Energy | Energy audit of a Pittsburgh residence

Analyzed the existing construction and equipment of the building and made retrofit recommendations for energy savings and cost cutting.

Aug 2015 - Aug 2016

Gujarat University, Vasad, IN, BArch, Architecture

Jul 2009 - Jul 2014


Special Mention Certificate, Other

At the 361 degree conference in Mumbai