Architect L. Gopakumar, Managing Director of the publishing House Designer Publications Kerala Pvt Ltd and the Chief Editor of the first architecture magazine in Malayalam, Designer+Builder, is the Chairman of Designer Institute of Interior Design. He leads all the administrative as well as other activities of the Institute.
Mr. Gopakumar is one of the leading architects in Kerala. He passed out from the premier institute, College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram and set up practice in Kochi in the year 1990.
The projects handled by Mr. Gopakumar were the prestigious Vyttila Mobility Hub, Kochi, Airport Museum & Trade Centre at Nedumbasserry, Kochi, Corporate Office for ‘Roads & Bridges Corporation’ at Kakkanadu, Kochi. Tribal Museum and Performing Theatre at Foreshore Road, Ernakulam, Kochi, Entrance Gate to LNG Terminal at Vypin, Kochi etc. He has also designed a number of private residences and apartments. He is also the architect behind the biggest Waste Treatment Plant in Kerala. His overseas projects include a 150-bed multi-specialty hospital in Quatar. He has served as the architecture advisor to KITCO. He has held the positions of Chairman,Indian Institute of Architects, Kochi Centre and Secretary,Institute of Indian Interior Designers,Kerala Chapter.