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Johannes Hoffmann Director ARB

Profile                                                                                          Johannes Hoffmann has over two decades of experience designing and delivering a wide range of cultural, healthcare, sport, retail, education, commercial and residential projects, both in Europe and internationally.

Before joining ZHA in 2005, he worked at Murphy Philipps Architects in London on a number of challenging projects in and around London, including the Hertford County Hospital and the new Bedford Pathology Wing for the Bedford Hospital Trust.

Education & Teaching                                                             Johannes obtained a degree in architecture from the Technische Universitaet Muenchen in Germany (1994) and went on to complete his professional Diploma in Architecture at the University of North London (1997).

In 2001, he obtained his Certificate in Professional Practice and Management in Architecture from the Bartlett School of Architecture in London.

Project overview                                                                              Johannes’ first project at ZHA was the £60 million Glasgow Riverside Museum in Scotland, for which he led the design team as the project architect. The building opened in June 2011 with over 1 million visitors in the first year. The Museum received the Luigi Michelletti Award in 2012 and was awarded European Museum of the Year in 2013.

Johannes has experience on a wide range of ZHA projects at various scale including the Al Janoub Stadium for the 2020 FIFA world cup in Qatar and the Investcorp Building a new library, archive and teaching facility for St Antony’s College Middle East Centre in Oxford.

As a Project Director, Johannes also led the design of the 3-stage extension at NürnbergMesse Exhibition Centre in Germany. Exhibition Hall 3A was successfully completed in 2014, and Hall 3C completed and opened to the public in October 2018


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