Rahul Mehrotra is principal of architecture firm Rahul Mehrotra Associates of Mumbai, India and is Professor of Urban Design and Planning and Chair of the Department of Urban Planning and Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) in Cambridge, Mass., USA.
Rahul Mehrotra designed some prominent buildings like Hewlette Packard in Bangalore, restored the Chowmahalla Palace.
He has been the force behind the Kala Ghoda area rejuvenation movement in Mumbai.
His co-authored Bombay: The Cities Within, which covers the city s urban history from the 1600s to the present; Banganga: Sacred Tank; Public Places Bombay; Anchoring a City Line; and Bombay to Mumbai: Changing Perspectives. He has also co-authored Conserving an Image Center:The Fort Precinct in Bombay; based on this study and its recommendations, the historic Fort area was declared a conservation precinct in 1995.
Rahul Mehrotra moderated the workshop Informal Urbanism: between sanctioned and shadow orders at the Holcim Forum 2007 in Shanghai and is on the jury of the global Holcim Awards 2012.