Avinash Rajagopal

Editor-in-Chief, Metropolis

Avinash Rajagopal is the editor-in-chief of Metropolis magazine. He is an advocate for sustainable architecture and design, leading Metropolis's initiatives and programs for decarbonization and equity in architecture and interior design, including the Climate Toolkit for Interior Design, the Interior Design Pledge for Positive Impact, and the Planet Positive Awards. Rajagopal is the author of Hacking Design (Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2013), has contributed to numerous volumes on architecture and design, and has lectured at the National Institute of Design in India; the University of Texas at Austin; the School of Visual Arts in New York; the New York School of Interior Design; and Parsons School of Design. He was one of the jurors for the AIA COTE Top Ten Awards 2023.