Stephen Parker

Architect + Mental Health Planner



An architect and mental health planner at Stantec, Stephen is a proponent of “architect as advocate” for colleague, client, and community alike, and he believes strongly in leadership through service. An HCD Rising Star, Stephen has been named to Healthcare Design’s Best Under 40 list by the AIA’s Academy of Architecture for Health. He was the youngest licensed architect elected to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Strategic Council, and he championed the AIA Strategic Council’s Mental Health + Architecture Incubator during the pandemic. Stephen serves as the Design Chair to the DC Building Industry Association, an Associate to the Design in Mental Health Network headquartered in England, is a founding member of the Center for Health Design’s Behavioral & Mental Health Environment Network, is a global ULI Health Leader and serves as a US Representative to the International Union of Architect’s Public Health Group.

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