Martin Hopp Architect
Martin Hopp founded Martin Hopp Architect in 2013. He leads projects with a keen focus on understanding client needs and engages them in a highly collaborative design process. Martin approaches architecture with an eye towards programmatic and technological innovation coupled with a meticulous attention to budget, schedule, and sustainability. He is known as an expert in delivering educational projects delivered on tight budgets along with forward-looking commercial and award-winning residences.
MHA focuses on three key principles: We Design Together; We Make Places for Learning; We Create Healthy, Sustainable Buildings. It has won multiple awards including the 2022 Mass Timber Competition: Building to Net-Zero Carbon for the Evergreen Charter School and the 2020 AIANY Design Awards for the Hopp Apartment.
Prior to founding MHA, Martin was responsible for a number of large scale projects at Rafael Viñoly Architects including the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Boston, Massachusetts; the Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; and the rezoning of the Domino Sugar Factory site in Williamsburg, New York. He also worked for John McAslan & Partners in London, U.K., and Buro Wulf & Partners in Stuttgart, Germany.