Klopfer Martin Design Group


Mark Klopfer, ASLA, AIA, PLA, LEED AP

Mark Klopfer is a LEED accredited, registered landscape architect and architect with over twenty-five years of practice and academic experience. His interests lie at the interface of architecture and landscape, at the human scale of rooms and gardens to the urban scale of neighborhoods and cities. Allowing people to interpret and understand a contemporary landscape with its cultural and historic legacy is a primary intention in Mark’s work.

Mark is a Professor of Architecture at Wentworth Institute of Technology, and has been a member of landscape and architecture design faculties at Harvard Design School, Cornell University, and the Rhode Island School of Design.  He was the 2000-2001 Prince Charitable Trusts Rome Prize winner at the American Academy in Rome.

Working internationally and with other cultures has been an enriching part of his career. Academically he has led study abroad programs in Japan, Italy, and Scandinavia, and through kmdg has worked on projects in Malaysia, China, Abu Dhabi, Jordan, Belarus, and Panama.


Selected Works

Shanghai Bund  Shanghai, China

Shanghai Bund
Shanghai, China

Condor Street Urban Wild (completed while with Hargreaves)

Condor Street Urban Wild
(completed while with Hargreaves)


Master of Landscape Architecture - University of Virginia; Charlottesville, Virginia
Bachelor of Architecture - Cornell University; Ithaca, New York

Licensure and Certification

Registered Landscape Architect

  • Massachusetts #1164

  • Connecticut #1075

  • Rhode Island #437

  • New York #002141

Registered Architect

  • Massachusetts #31411

  • Virginia #0401 008798

  • NCARB #65854

Council of Landscape Arch. Registration Boards (CLARB)

  • Certification #6361

LEED Accredited Professional


American Academy in Rome, FAAR 2001