Selvam’s main focus is in designing Green and eco-friendly buildings. He attends LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) workshops regularly to update his knowledge. He has a strong passion for design and perfection. He concentrates on the accuracy of information provided in the construction documents. A well coordinated document helps the contractor to be on schedule and avoids costly change orders.
Selvam is very active in the community. He is actively involved in the fund raising, design, and construction of the India Cultural Center in South Jordan, Utah. He also served as treasurer for the India Forum of Utah for five years.
Outside of the office, Jackie leads an active life with 2 teenagers, 2 dogs, and 2 cats keeping her very busy. She wouldn’t have it any other way.
By participating as a team member, job captain, and project manager, Tiffin has developed long- lasting relationships with several of our long-term clients. She joined the firm in 2000 and was promoted to Associate in 2007. Tiffin is an integral member of our educational design team. She works closely with school districts, staff, and community members to ensure all of their ideas and goals are met in the new facility. Tiffin has managed many educational projects for numerous school districts throughout the State.
Tiffin strives to keep up to date on educational trends, design solutions, and technological advances. She has served as a member of the AIA “Architecture for Education Committee”, Utah chapter. Goals of this committee are to increase awareness and knowledge about the design of educational facilities to other Architects specializing in this area, as well as those working within the school districts. Tiffin regularly attends UFOMA and A4LE conferences in order to keep up-to-date on current issues within the school districts and school facility design as well as procedures for energy management, security, safety, and code implementation to name a few.
With her husband and two children, Tiffin enjoys Utah’s unique state and national parks, ski resorts, and rivers on a regular basis. As a resident of downtown Salt Lake City, Tiffin also believes in keeping an awareness of the urban, social, and sustainable aspects that will keep the city’s growth responsible and the downtown a vibrant place to live.
Shailesh holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Utah. During his education at the University of Utah, Shailesh was handpicked to receive a teaching assistant scholarship for demonstrating excellence in structures. Shailesh received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Pune, India in 1998. He then worked in India for a year as an architect before moving to the United States to pursue his graduate studies
For the past nineteen years, Shailesh has worked on complex healthcare projects including new hospitals, hospital expansions, remodel and tenant improvement projects that have led him to excel in healthcare planning, project management, and construction administration roles. Shailesh offers a creative and comprehensive contribution to the entire design process. He has worked on several complex and award-winning projects in Utah including the Intermountain Medical Center, Riverton Hospital, Utah Valley Hospital, and Dixie Regional Medical Center.
Shailesh continues to expand his medical expertise by attending conferences, workshops, and gaining on-the-job experience working with clients on new projects. Shailesh is technically savvy and is very passionate about the accuracy and detailing of the drawings. He believes that a detailed set of drawings is the foundation for a project’s success.
When not at work, Shailesh enjoys spending time with his wife Rupali and playing with their two sons, Ved and Vivan. Shailesh loves the outdoors and enjoys gardening during the summer months.
Sourabh’s passion for architecture directly translates into projects he is involved with at NJRA. He appreciates the way architectural environments affect human lives and can touch their emotions. His architectural experience ranges from design, project coordination, project management and construction administration. His interest in green and environment friendly design influences his design process and produces buildings that are energy efficient and have low environmental impact. He believes good design should be accompanied with detailed, thorough and clear construction documents.
Sourabh is also active in the community, currently serving as the cultural secretary for the Bengali Association of Utah. He is a trained singer and a keyboard player and has organized and performed at various social events in the Salt Lake Valley. He likes to play cricket and badminton. When not at work Sourabh enjoys spending time with his family, hiking in the mountains, and traveling.
Paul enjoys spending his free time with his wife, four children and grandchildren. They enjoy camping and playing tennis together when time allows.
Robert's passion for world travel led him to graduate with a master's degree in architecture from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. He is currently working towards licensure as a registered architect. Besides design, Robert enjoys skiing, adventure motorcycling, mountain biking, mechanics and exploring the diverse landscapes of his native Utah and the intermountain west.
Katianne’s passion for the built environment is driven by her fascination with its impact on the individual and the natural environment; the idea of a building going beyond avoiding negative impact to actually contributing positively to its surroundings. She sets her mind and goals on expanding what architecture can be. To this end her studies have included regenerative design and efficient or passive controls.
Outside of architectural pursuits, Katianne enjoys spending time with her husband and son, donning a cowgirl hat and herding cows in Arizona, hiking the Intermountain West and exploring the pacific coastline.
At Utah State University Melissa earned a Bachelor degree in Interior Design and is currently an associate member of the commercial interior design association (IIDA). Melissa has 9 years of healthcare design experience. Her background has given her a unique standpoint on the importance of functional interior materials. She is committed to selecting finishes that are appropriate for their intended use, durable and aesthetically pleasing.
Melissa enjoys working as part of the team on the array of design projects at NJRA Architects.
Melissa lives in North Salt Lake with her husband and son. She enjoys baking, hiking, and chasing after her 3 year old son.
Ashley is excited about the opportunity to become a licensed architect in the future. As an architectural technician, Ashley enjoys learning and expanding her drafting skills in healthcare, educational, and commercial design.
When not working, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband and daughters hiking in the mountains, playing games with friends, and trying new crafts.
Katya is excited about the opportunity to become a licensed architect. As an Architectural Technician, Katya enjoys learning and expanding her drafting skills in educational, healthcare, and commercial design.
When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family and husband, going to different events and festivals, and learning new skills. She is part of a dance group that spreads Latino culture in different parts of the country. Her Peruvian roots are kept alive through dance and her traditions.
Lexi enjoys spending time with her friends and family, playing volleyball, cheering for local sports teams, watching movies, and being outdoors whenever she can.
Sean has spent much of his life admiring and photographing architecture. He is excited to expand this pastime to architectural design with the goal of being a licensed architect with a passion for historical preservation.
When he is not at work or school, Sean spends his time with his wife and children. He is a British car enthusiast who also enjoys movies, music, and art.