Clark P. Stevens AIA/APA, currently serves as the Executive Officer of the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains, and President of New West Land Company of Topanga, California. Clark is a pioneering practitioner and author on conservation-based design and development. He has designed buildings in four nations, and developed conservation-based land plans for over two hundred square miles of Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, Colorado, South Dakota, Nebraska, California and three of the Hawaiian Islands. He is teacher, speaker, workshop facilitator and author on conservation-based land planning and architecture.
Clark received architecture degrees with distinction from Harvard University (M Arch) and the University of Michigan (B.S. in Arch), held the Eero Saarinen Chair at Michigan and has been a visiting professor at Montana State, Texas, and SCI-Arc. His professional honors include National and State AIA Design Awards, appointment to the National Design Awards jury, and selection for the ALNY “40 under 40” list of the world’s most promising young architects. Clark was a co-recipient of the Regional Gold Prize and Global Silver Prize in the 2006 Holcim Global Awards for Sustainable Construction for the “Waterpower” project in the Amalfi Valley of Italy, and was invited to exhibit at 2008 Venice Biennale.
Clark's work has been featured in the Los Angeles and New York Times, Vanity Fair, Men’s Vogue, Architecture, Architectural Digest and Dwell magazines, and appeared on the A&E, Travel, and HGTV networks. In 2007 He co-authored the book, Stillpoints: RoTo Architecture and contributed an essay to the book On Landscape Urbanism for the University of Texas press. A lifelong naturalist, Clark is a past Associate Director of the Resource Conservation District of the Santa Monica Mountains and currently serves as its Executive Officer. He is a past advisory board member of Montana Audubon and officer of his local Trout Unlimited Chapter. Clark is a licensed to practice architecture in California, Montana, Wyoming, Utah and Hawaii.