Johannes Hoffmann Director Dipl Arch, ARB
Johannes Hoffmann has two decades of experience designing and delivering a wide range of cultural, healthcare, sport, retail, education, commercial and residential projects in both Europe and internationally. Before joining ZHA in 2005, he worked with a number of London based practices.
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.
Johannes’ first project at ZHA was the £60 million Glasgow Riverside Museum in Scotland, for which he was project architect. The 11,000m2 museum opened in June 2011 to critical acclaim and was visited by over 1 million visitors in the first year. The Museum also received the Luigi Michelletti Award in 2012 and was crowned European Museum of the Year in 2013.
Johannes was the project architect for the new £280 million Al Janoub football stadium for the 2020 FIFA world cup in Qatar which was completed this year. Prior to this, he worked on a variety of ZHA projects at various scales including the £11 million extension to St Antony’s College Middle East Centre in Oxford, completed in 2014.
He is also the Project Architect leading 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. Before joining ZHA, he worked as a project architect on a number of challenging projects in and around London, including the new £10 million Hertford County Hospital and the new Bedford Pathology Wing for the Bedford Hospital Trust (both by Murphy Philipps Architects).