Clinton Prior, AIA, LEED AP, is a principal at Fergus Garber Architects. He is a licensed architect with over 20 years of design and construction experience. Clinton joined the firm in 2011 after working for several years in Chicago.
At FGA, Clinton manages projects and serves as lead designer. His design process centers around building strong relationships with clients, including open communication, client education, and a deep understanding of clients’ unique needs and desires. Clinton holds a master’s degree in architecture from Yale University and a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. While at Yale, Clinton worked with the school’s Building Project developing low income housing and spent time teaching in the undergraduate school. Upon graduation, he was awarded Yale’s Drawing Prize in freehand sketching. Prior to his architectural career, Clinton traveled around the world for six years and developed his love of craftsmanship while building boats in Vancouver, Canada and working as a mason in England and Italy. Australian in origin, Clinton enjoys all things ocean, whether sailing competitively on San Francisco bay, competing in the Alcatraz Swim, surfing, or the company his wife, daughter, and dog at the beach.