Utsav Shah

Utsav Shah

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Hi! I’m an Architect and Design Strategist interested in how design thinking can transform the way we approach architectural projects. I recently completed my post-graduate studies and am open to work opportunities in Architecture, Interior Design, Workplace Strategy, Design Strategy, Service Design & User Experience (UX) Design.


Design Republic, New York, NY, US, Workplace Strategy & Architecture Intern

I worked on a project to improve DR’s internal workplace strategy process, along with a post-Covid workplace design research project for Amazon. I also assisted the design team on various projects, including one for Unicredit.

Jan 2020 - Jun 2020

Carlton Architecture PC, New York, Architectural Designer

I worked on a high-budget house reconstruction and remodeling in upstate NY. As part of a team of 3, I worked on CD’s, renderings and shop drawings for this project. I assisted on other projects as needed.

Apr 2018 - Apr 2019

Wid Chapman Architects, New York, Architectural Designer

I primarily worked on an upscale restaurant/lounge and a high-end residential apartment in the UES. I also assisted on other projects as needed. Being a small firm, I was involved in all aspects of the project, including client communication & preparing presentations.

May 2016 - Feb 2018

Perkins Eastman, New York, NY, US, Architectural Intern

I assisted various design teams with drawings, models and presentation packages. Working in a large-scale office like PE was a great learning experience, and positively impacted my development through the rest of my undergraduate studies.

May 2013 - Aug 2013


The New School, New York, NY, US, Masters, Master's in Strategic Design & Management

I recently completed my Master’s from Parsons. I learned about the design thinking process - and completed multiple research projects empathizing and designing solutions for the end user. I also gained a deeper understanding of business and management, with my thesis project focusing on the potential of design strategy in how we approach architecture and interior design.

Aug 2018 - May 2020

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, US, BArch, Bachelor's of Architecture

I pursued my passion of becoming an architect in the rigorous, 5-year program at Pratt Institute. A couple of project highlights include a graduate dormitory and a skyscraper for my thesis project.

Aug 2011 - May 2016

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