Set up OPOLIS in January 2001 alongwith Sonal Sancheti. OPOLIS is a young practice doing architectural, interior and urban projects in India and abroad. OPOLIS has won several awards in the Young Architects category of the IIA Awards and the IIID Awards for the past ten years. In the year 2011, OPOLIS won the “A+D Young Enthused Architect Award” in addition to the IIA, JK Cement and Archidesign Awards.
Rahul has studied architecture at Center for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) in Ahmedabad and his Masters Program in Urban Design at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). He has worked a year with world renowned architect, Fumihiko Maki, in Tokyo Japan. He was the winner of the prestigious Bunka Cho Scholarship awarded by the Japanese government. Before this he has worked with Rahul Mehrotra Associates for a period of two years on various architectural and interior projects. He is a Associate member of the Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) and a visiting juror at the KRVIA School of Architecture in Juhu, Mumbai. More recently part of the award winning Indian team that won international acclaim at the International Urban Design Competition for the Design of Sustainable Cities hosted by Japan at the World Gas conference in June 2003.