Darren Hoppa


Darren Hoppa , RA, LEED AP, Adjunct Professor

Darren Hoppa is a pioneer and innovator in sustainable architectural design. His built work and lectures have expanded our understanding of the far-reaching opportunities inherent in the balance of built and natural environments. As with his work with Kohn Pederson Fox, Croxton Collaborative and Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects, design excellence and sustainability have been central to his work.

His broad range of experience includes designs in master planning, high rise office, institutional and higher education. His own work, along with work while at other firms has been featured in Architectural Record, Metropolis magazine, Korean Architecture, and Oculus. His work has been recognized with several design awards including AIA New York, AIA COTE Top 10 and the Chicago Green Homes design competition.

Darren is a registered architect in New York and New Jersey.

B.S. Physics, Carroll College
M. Arch. , UW-Milwaukee

Research Focus
High Performance Buildings/Sustainable Design
Building Morphology
Formal Composition

Arch 410: Architectural Design I

Selected Work
Loyola University Institute of Urban Environmental Sustainability, Chicago (for SCB)
One Park Avenue, Dubai (for AS+GG)
Mount Hope Community Center, New York City (for Croxton)
Rinker Hall, Florida (for Croxton)


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