Jette Cathrin Hopp
Born 1971 and growing up multilingual with Norwegian, German and Danish, Jette Cathrin Hopp is a graduate architect and has been working with Snøhetta since 2005. She is director and part of the management group, with responsibility for acquisition and new projects. Jette has extensive experience in complex both Norwegian and international projects, leading major international project developments and competitions. She regularly lectures at architectural symposia, conferences and international institutions, sharing Snøhetta´s philosophy and design ideas and she is also a jury member for several architecture competitions and prizes. Jette is also regularly invited as critic to international architecture universities. Examples of her experience are her role as team leader for the museum in the King Abdul Aziz Center for Knowledge and Culture, Dharhan in Saudi Arabia, Norwegian National Opera and Ballet, Oslo and as project leader for largescale hotel and resort development of Hvar in Croatia. She has led major international developments with focus on sustainability as Astana Expo 2017 “Future Energy”, Kazakhstan; Lingkong Soho Shanghai, China; Elbtower in Hamburg, Germany; in Norway innovative environmental projects as Powerhouse One in Trondheim and Powerhouse Kjørbo concept phase in Sandvika which is the world first rehabilitated energy-positive building.