With over 30 years of experience, Pankaj Patel is the Director of Architecture and a Corporate Director at Albert Kahn Associates. Before joining Kahn in 1998, Pankaj worked at Ghafari, Nordstrom Samson Associates, and WBDC. He was raised in Uganda, EA then migrated to India and completed his Architecture Degree from Maharaj Sayajirao University in Gujarat. After his undergraduate degree, he studied Urban Planning at UCL, London, England. He immigrated to the United States in 1982 and has worked in the field of Architecture since.
Pankaj is currently licensed in Michigan and 14 other states and has completed numerous successful projects that have received national and local AIA awards. His recent projects in the local area include the Detroit Zoo Polk Penguin Conservation Center, Cobo Hall/TCF Center, and the GM Riverfront. Outside of Michigan, he has recently finished the Erie Insurance Headquarters in Erie, PA. Pankaj recently completed eleven years as a founding member and board member of the AIAD Building Enclosure Council of Greater Detroit.