Shixa Patel

Shixa Patel

New York, NY, US





Rafael Viñoly Architects, New York, NY, US, Designer

- Created construction documents, detailing, drafting, and client presentations
- Progressively coordinated with interior designers and building consultants
- Actively attended project meetings to observe and assess work progress
- Created 2D/3D modeling documentation and rendering

125 Greenwich Street
249 East 62nd Street

Nov 2015 - Oct 2016

Daniel Kopec Architects, Glen Ridge, NJ, US, Freelance Designer

- Lead a team of designers alongside head architect
- Assisted in the design development of a pavilion and research center
- Created 2D/3D modeling documentation, rendering and client presentations

May 2013 - Oct 2013

Techton, Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, US, Architectural Intern

- Assisted in all phases of design from concept to construction documentation
- Oversight of construction administration and actively engaged with clients
- Completed residential and commercial projects alongside lead architect

Jun 2013 - Aug 2013

Limon LAB, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

- Assisted in concept and schematic phases of design progress
- Created 2D/3D modeling documentation, study models, and presentations

May 2010 - Aug 2010


New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, US, BArch, Architecture

Sep 2011 - May 2015

Università degli Studi di Siena, Siena, IT, BArch, Architectural Graphics, Urbanism + History

12-week study abroad program dedicated to the study of art, architectural history and urban development of Italian cities including Rome, Florence and Siena.

Jun 2014 - Aug 2014

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architecture

Sep 2009 - May 2011


Design Excellence, Honorable Mention

Fifth Year Undergraduate Honorable Mention in Design


NAAB Accredidation Showcase, Nomination

Third year project selected to showcase during NAAB accreditation visit. The work chosen for display is among the best developed.


Design Showcase, Nomination

Project: India Rural Education Center - Third year undergraduate studio project selected


Design Excellence, 1st Place

Third Year Undergraduate Excellence in Design


India Endowed Travel Scholarship, Award

Traveled as a delegate after a portfolio selection to New Delhi and Ahmadabad, India for site and cultural documentation pertaining to a studio project for the following spring semester. Photo and statistical documentation of site, culture, and science were collected for a presentation for students and colleagues upon return.


Areas of Specialization