Allison Clark RA, NCARB
Allison Clark joined Cooper Carry in 2015 and was promoted to Associate in 2021. As an architect in the firm’s Hospitality studio, she has worked on multiple boutique hotels locally and abroad, mixed-use and master planning projects, and design competitions. Her recent projects include a 15-story boutique hotel in Midtown Atlanta and a historic rehabilitation project for the Plaza Hotel in downtown El Paso, Texas. She has worked on programming/schematic studies for the Tecom Hotel and the Esplanade mixed-use complex in Dubai (United Arab Emirates) and Midtown AC/Moxy in Atlanta.
Allison has pursued sustainability efforts throughout her career. At Cooper Carry, she was a key leader in developing the STAC program (Sustainability Tier Achievement Challenge), which seeks to elevate sustainable performance on all projects in the firm. She is also a member of the winning team for the 2019 Radical Innovation, an annual awards competition for the global hospitality industry by recognizing excellence in design, architecture, travel, and industry products.
Allison earned her Master of Architecture degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and completed studies in acoustics while pursuing her degree. At Rensselaer, she researched sustainability, dynamic facade systems, and material science at the Center for Architectural Science and Ecology. She received her Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology.