Akshay Surana is a Team Leader at ODA who has worked on residential projects of various scales, including 2461 Broadway and 2 Sherman Ave. Most recently, his design efforts have been towards the renovation and re-programming of the Book Tower in Detroit. Prior to joining ODA, Akshay worked at Robert A. M. Stern Architects on several multi-family residential projects in the United States and China. Originally from India, he earned his Bachelors in Architecture and after gaining practical experience in Mumbai, moved to the United States to pursue further education. He earned a Masters in Architecture from Cornell University in 2015.