Richard Clarke, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

Senior Design Principal

Richard is an Architectural Designer with a significant portfolio of award-winning academic, government, corporate, civic and commercial projects throughout the world. His architecture transforms its context through an iconic expression of each client’s mission, reshaping the public perception of modern architecture by interpreting precedent, responding to the natural environment, and creating memorable experiences. Over the course of his career he has received over a dozen AIA Design Awards; a GSA Design Award Citation; civic awards in San Diego, Dallas, Washington, DC, and Tampa; and international Awards in Canada and Hong Kong.

As EYP’s Senior Design Principal, Richard leads by example – not only through the quality and diversity of his designs but also through his commitment to the design process of collaboration, iteration, and innovation. He is dedicated to his art, his clients, and his colleagues.  

Richard has also contributed to the profession as a Peer Reviewer for the GSA; Juror for AIA Dallas; and Visiting Critic-in-Design for numerous institutions including Columbia University, Yale School of Architecture, University of Maryland, Cooper Union, and the Parsons School of Design.

Representative Projects

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Fulton State Hospital

Missouri Department of Mental Health

Specialty Care

This forensic facility is the first of its type in the United States.

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US Embassy, Amman

US Department of State


Rapid response to global events is essential to designing safe, secure, and healthy workplaces overseas.

Consular Office Building and Representational Entry Court

US Consulate, Erbil

US Department of State


Work/life balance: diplomatic staff enjoy the security and amenities of a sustainable village.


Humanities and Social Studies Center

Grinnell College

Academic Innovation

United on purpose: students activate their own learning.

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Integrated Science Facility

Carleton College


High-performance design adds square footage while decreasing energy consumption.

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Engineering Research & Innovation Center (ERIC)

North Carolina A&T State University

Academic Innovation