Gopinath Akalkotkar

City Architect at City of San Antonio
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Gopinath Akalkotkar, COA, AIA, LEED AP (Gopi) is an architect with over three decades of global experience in architecture and urban design.

He has been in leadership roles at global A&E firms where his responsibilities included design, project management, administration and business development. While working at these firms, he has delivered large and complex urban design, master planning and architecture projects.

Gopi is actively engaged in the San Antonio community for many years. He was part of the Leadership San Antonio class of 33 and a steering committee member of the class of 34. He has also served as a Technical Advisory Committee member for the Planning Commission. He was an active member of the Urban Affairs committee of AIA San Antonio and has participated in several neighborhood planning charrettes. He has spoken at various seminars, conferences and academic venues regarding a variety of architectural and planning subject matters.

He has a M. Arch from UT Austin and is an avid traveler.