As an art form, architecture blends creativity with a sensitivity to the environment. With that in mind, buildings are most successful when they inspire the larger community while helping their human occupants reach day-to-day goals with energy and enthusiasm.
Our work ethic
We pride ourselves on the level of detail and innovation we bring to each project. We believe these qualities are necessary to create custom structures that can be built with maximum efficiency and exceed all end users expectations.
Innovation and attention to detail since 2005.
The application of rigorous design principles, combined with creative flexibility, sets the foundation for successful buildings in every category.
At Pathangay Architects, were problem solvers who take the time to feel and understand every space we attempt to transform. As artists, our goal is to take this understanding and create something truly unique, inviting, memorable, and functional.
If you understand structure, theres no limit to the design possibilities.
— Navin Pathangay
Meet our expert design team
Navin Pathangay, AIA
While Navin was formally trained at the University of Florida and the University of Michigan, he knew he wanted to be an architect when he was just seven years old. Awestruck after walking through a new house in the Mauritius Island neighborhood where he grew up, Navin expressed his admiration for the work. The architect, a family friend who also owned the house, took Navin under his wing and the rest is history.
A world traveler, Navin is continually inspired by the colors, textures and materials of different cultures and localities. Throughout his career, Navin has worked on projects in Africa, Europe and the United States. Prior to starting his own company, Navin worked as a project designer for Kadhusin Associates in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and as a project architect/manager for DWL Architects and Planners in Phoenix, Arizona.
For six years, Navin taught design fundamentals at Arizona State University. He loves to share his knowledge and continues to inspire the next generation of architects by training recent graduates and judging student design competitions.
In his free time, Navin likes to experience the outdoors, travel and explore the world.