↑ top

« Back to Alumni Profiles

Komal Kotwal

Sustainable Design Leader - Health, Well-being, Equity
HOK
“Being in Ann Arbor and in a community that brings together creative minds from all over the world - both, students and faculty!”

Why did you choose Taubman College?

For its rankings and the fact that the M.Arch 2 program offered a great balance of the design/ theory and technical aspects of architecture. 

Describe the work that you do.

See work here: https://www.hok.com/people/leadership/view/komal-kotwal/

What are some of the projects that you have worked on recently?

Through my work at HOK, I have had the opportunity to work on several mega projects nationally and internationally across diverse project types  - corporate, aviation, science and technology projects. 

How did Taubman College prepare you for your career?

Taubman allowed for a well-rounded academic experience ; Taubman gives you the freedom to explore multiple avenues and thus does not narrow you down to a certain career path. It has been incredible to see how my fellow grads have had divers career paths. 

What is an important lesson that has stayed with you from your time at Taubman College?

That architecture is much more than an object : it is a means to facilitate change! 

What did you like best about attending Taubman College?

Being in Ann Arbor and in a community that brings together creative minds from all over the world - both, students and faculty! 

Plan Your Future
Housing, Community, and Economic Development
Land Use and Environmental Planning
Physical Planning and Design
Transportation Planning
Global and Comparative Planning