Sanjay Soli, AIA
Chairman & CEO
University of California Los Angeles / Masters in Architecture / 2001
University of Washington / Bachelors in Architectural Studies / 1997
Sanjay Soli is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of ABKJ Architects and Engineers, a global A/E firm headquartered in Seattle, with a portal in Bangalore, India. He leads the architectural group in close unison with the engineering departments to maintain a cohesive interdisciplinary team on various types of buildings, bridges, and infrastructure projects for private and public entities. Sanjay is well recognized for his sensibility in designing complex projects with close connections to context. His formal working process, commitment to client goals, and architectural style translates into visually appealing projects that reinforce the importance of interior and exterior environments with iconic imagery. With Sanjay’s quick abilities in conceptualization and defining architectural vocabularies, he participates as a design consultant for other design firms based in Seattle and abroad. Sanjay specializes in medical facilities, mixed-use developments, multi family and single-family residences, and commercial/office interiors.
Sanjay also pursues international projects, providing architectural and engineering services to existing and new clients in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and North America. He also extends his passions for architecture to relatively smaller scale projects that focus on designing wellness and care giving environments in residential settings. Within ABKJ, Sanjay has developed a vertical that offers design build services for residential clients seeking unique architecture with attention to detail, materials palette, and implementation Universal Design Principles. The design build services streamlines design intent immediately to the construction site allowing for a seamless process providing construction advisory and management in partnership with the Client. His work has been featured in various publications along the west coast and he has participated at various speaking events and forums that focus on residential wellness environments. He combines his experiences as an architect, project manager, and contractor with his current ABKJ duties to deliver complete design services and project management delivery approaches that meet client objectives and visions. He is a registered architect in the States of Washington and Oregon, and a member of the American Institute of Architects.