Mark W. Johnson, FASLA
Founding Principal, Civitas

Mark W. JohnsonMark Johnson is the founder of Civitas in Denver, Colorado. He has led projects across North America, Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. He is widely recognized for his focus on people and nature in cities. His work ranges from city plans to river studies, university campuses, streets, plazas, urban parks, and waterfronts. He has received many awards for planning, design, and service. Mr. Johnson has become a leading practitioner, teacher, and thought-leader on the role that nature and landscape play in activating, connecting, and enabling people. He received his B.L.A. from Utah State University and an M.L.A. in urban design from Harvard University. 


The Ann and Jim Goodnight Museum Park, Raleigh, NC, with installation by Giuseppe Penoni. Photo credit Mark Johnson