Senior Principal, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects
A founding member of the firm, Fred Clarke is Senior Design Principal for all the New Haven studio projects.
Under Mr. Clarke’s leadership, the firm has designed and built over 15 million square meters of landmark towers that define skylines. The most notable projects include Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur; Mitsui Tower, Tokyo; International Finance Centre, Hong Kong; and Salesforce Transit Center and Tower, San Francisco.
He was a keynote speaker and guest lecturer for many conferences, including the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitats’ international conference in Sydney, VIII Bienal de Arquitectura de Quito, the Colegio Arquitectos de Chile; the Fifth International Conference on Tall Buildings in Hong Kong; the Iberian-American Forum of Architecture & Urbanism of Sao Paulo; the Asia Society in New York; and Soft City, a symposium on the unique role of Tokyo in the future of urbanism. He chaired design juries for the Urban Land Institute and the American Institute of Architects, among others.
Mr. Clarke was on faculty at Yale, Rice, and UCLA. He wrote and lectured on the social responsibility of the architect in urban regeneration and tall building design.