John A. Hopke, RA, LEED AP - Principal
As Principal, John serves as the lead designer on all projects, coordinating communications and workflow to ensure adherence to the owner's program and schedule through all phases of each project.
A lifelong resident of the Williamsburg area, John established the firm in 1990, and has guided its growth into one of the area's most respected architectural practices. With a strong dedication to the character of local communities, he has acquired experience in a range of project types, with special emphasis on adaptive reuse, historic preservation, and projects with special contextual challenges.
John attended William & Mary on a track scholarship and was Collegiate State Champion and record holder in the 800 meter. Today, he enjoys riding his road bike, casual computer programming, and reading about obscure metaphysical phenomena.
Master of Architecture
Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1983
Graduate School of Architecture
Washington University in St. Louis, 1981
Bachelor of Science in Physics
The College of William & Mary, 1980
Licensed Architect, Commonwealth of Virginia
United States Green Building Council
LEED Accredited Professional (New Construction)
New Town Design Review Board (Appointed by James City County Board of Supervisors)
Member, Urban Land Institute
Member, International Code Council
Member, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi