Ar. Jay Patel is an alumni of the Institute of Architecture at Nirma University in the batch of 2014. He earned his M.Arch in 2021 from the New York Institute of Technology, where he received the Graduate Assistant of the Year Award, the Outstanding Graduate Student Award, and the Outstanding International Student Award. He worked as an Architectural Designer in M/s Pomarico Design Studio Architecture, PLLC after receiving his Master’s Degree and the same year he received the Student Leadership and Service Award. His advice to new batches is to continue working hard & there is no short cut to hard work and passion. “Believe in yourself!” A strong motto for oneself that shall take each one of us to scale places.