Jonathan Watts

Associate Director

Jonathan studied architecture at the University of Bath and the Technical University of Munich, with a particular focus on sustainable design. He completed his studies at the University of Greenwich in London, where he graduated with Distinction and was recipient of the Bennetts Prize for Best Part 3 Student.


Since joining Hopkins Architects in 2008, Jonathan has worked on a number of prestigious projects including overseeing the design and construction of the London 2012 Olympic Velodrome roof and acting as design team lead for the legacy transformation of the VeloPark & North Parklands.


Since 2012, Jonathan’s work has focused on the education sector, both in the UK and USA. He currently has work on-site for a new landmark School of Management building at the University of Bath and has recently completed a major sports complex for Colby College, Maine.


In 2020, Jonathan was part of the winning competition teams for the redevelopment of Twickenham Riverside, a new School for Data Science for the University of Virginia and the new Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities at the University of Oxford, on which he is currently working.


He has also tutored for the MArch Masters programme at Greenwich University and has lectured at numerous UK Schools of Architecture including Bath, Cambridge, Greenwich and UCL, as well as in Athens for the British Foreign Office, as part of ECOWEEK’s building seminar series.