We are deeply saddened to let you know that John Hopkins, visiting fellow and lecturer in Landscape Architecture, has died - read more.
Dipl., Landscape Architecture, Thames Polytechnic (1976)
M.L.A. with distinction, Louisiana State University (1986)
John Hopkins was Project Director for the Olympic Parklands and Public Realm at the Olympic Delivery Authority, London, UK from 2007 - 2011. Prior to joining the ODA, John was a partner in LDA Design heading up their London office. In addition to the United Kingdom, he has practiced in Malaysia, Australia, Hong Kong and the United States. He is a landscape architect, urban designer and environmental planner with expertise in regional planning through to site design and implementation. He is a Corporate Member of the American Society of Landscape Architects, a Fellow of the Landscape Institute, and a Churchill Fellow. He wrote Urban Space: Form, Funding and Function based on research in Boston, New York, Minneapolis, and Portland, Oregon; co-edited and contributed two chapters, one co-written with Peter Neal, to The Cultured Landscape – Designing the Environment in the Twenty-first Century published by Spon Press; and was a featured practitioner in Ian Thompson’s Ecology, Community and Delight. John has won several awards including the Landscape Institute’s Peter Youngman Award for Outstanding Contribution to Landscape, and from the Royal Town Planning Institute, Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects and the Civic Trust. He is a Visiting Professor at the Universities of Pennsylvania and Greenwich, and currently co-writing The Making of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with Peter Neal to be published by Wiley in 2012, and is researching and writing The Global Garden – Ecological Economics and Infrastructure in his own right.