A Team of Passionate Custom Designers

Our experienced team specializes in creating unique, beautiful, and functional homes tailored to your specific needs. Let us bring your vision to life – contact us today.

Our Story

Welcome to Treehouse Design Group! We are a family-owned business that has been serving the Carson Valley since 2018. Our company was founded with a mission to design custom homes that reflect our clients’ unique needs and preferences, while also considering the surrounding natural environment.

Our founder, Patrick Clark, is a duly licensed Civil Engineer and Residential Designer. In 2004 Pat established Building Concepts, a well-renowned Carson Valley-based Engineering and Design firm. For nearly three decades, Building Concepts has steadily built a reputation for outstanding quality and customer service in the planning, engineering, and custom home design fields. In 2018, Pat founded the design-centric company Treehouse Design Group with an experienced team who share his passion for quality craftmanship and personalized service. Since its inception, Treehouse Design has worked with homeowners throughout Northern California and Nevada to design custom homes that exceed their expectations.

We at Treehouse Design are proud to have become a trusted name in Northern Nevada and the surrounding areas, and we look forward to continuing to design custom homes that our clients are proud to call their own. Thank you for considering Treehouse Design Group for your custom home needs – we look forward to the opportunity to work with you!

Our Positive Feedback

Dear Jeremy,

We can’t thank you enough for creating the house of our dreams. You made
reality from our ideas and turned them into a house that will help us make family
memories…This goes way beyond what we could have imagined.

You worked with us even when we weren’t certain what we wanted. Your ideas
were right on, and you helped us express them by your designs…

…Thank you for being so helpful, patient, kind, and
generous. You are welcome to our home, when it gets built…

Thank you again for creating a design that will bring our family together for

T. Cook

We are so pleased to work with TDG. The
level of commitment is already evident in
our discussions by phone, text, and Zoom.
You were highly recommended by relatives,
our realtor, and our contractor. We trust
them and know that the design will meet
our expectations and more. Such a friendly,
cooperative, knowledgeable group of


Meet Our Team

Pat Clark, Principal Engineer

Pat grew up in Carson Valley, Nevada, attended Douglas High School in Minden, and graduated from the University of Nevada Reno with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1993. He founded Building Concepts, Inc. in 1994. Introduced to the construction industry early in life, Pat worked in his father’s custom cabinet shop, designed trusses at a local truss manufacturing plant, and performed other construction-related work in between his classes in college. He holds professional Civil Engineering licenses in both California and Nevada, as well as a Residential Design license in Nevada. Pat has strong ties to the local community, having raised both his children in Carson Valley, creating close friendships and business relationships, and always striving to support the interests of the community.

Dacia Clark, Office Manager

Dacia grew up in the San Juan Islands in Washington State. She began bookkeeping at age 15 at a local plumbing shop and has pursued a career in accounting and office administration ever since. Dacia has
worked for many types of businesses over the years including a seafood wholesaler, a fine art gallery, a community health center, a sports club, and custom home builders. Dacia brings years of experience, a strong sense of organization, and attention to detail to her role as Office Manager. Dacia moved to the Carson Valley in January 2002, raised her two children here, and continues to enjoy all the area has to offer, including local community events, camping, and hanging out at beautiful Lake Tahoe with family and friends.

Dayla Marsh, Draftsman/Designer

Dayla, originally from San Jose, California, has lived and worked in Douglas County since she was five. After graduating with honors from Douglas High School, Dayla took architectural classes at University of Nevada, Reno. In 1982, Dayla was the 1st Place Winner of Carson Valley Home Design Contest, sponsored by the Carson Valley Builders Association. During the past 35 years, Dayla has expanded upon her knowledge of Construction and Design, creating homes with a balance of beauty and functionality for many satisfied clients.

Dayla’s pastimes include spending time with her husband, friends, and family including ‘her boys’, dogs Rexy and Boo. Dayla enjoys ATV-ing, boating, and RV camping. On warm days, you may just catch a glimpse of Dayla cruising around on her Harley.

Johnny Walter, Draftsman/Designer

For over 15 years Johnny has been working with Building Concepts Inc. and subsequently Treehouse Design Group. With a background knowledge and interest in wood framed construction and drafting he began drawing plans for his families construction company Walter & Walter Construction. He began working for Building Concepts in 2003 where he specialized in structural drafting and detailing. Years later he took up the responsibility of managing projects including providing full designs of custom homes. Today Johnny specializes in TRPA procedures and works on several projects in the Lake Tahoe Basin, Carson Valley Foothills, Genoa, and Clear Creek Tahoe. His experience and passion lends to designing homes with traditional mountain style architecture with a fusion of contemporary design elements.

Jeremy Davidson, Residential Designer

Jeremy Davidson is known for his creative vision and detail to plans. He has had a hand in designing beautiful custom homes for his clients all over the Sierra Mountain range, incorporating his client’s desires and dreams into extraordinary homes. His designs implement a wide range of different styles and materials that exceed his client’s expectations. Jeremy enjoys working closely with his clients, building friendships that last past the design period and leads to future project collaborations.

Jeremy began his career in high school as an intern at a local truss manufacturer, where he learned how different roof systems are designed and constructed. In 1995 he began work as a draftsman at Building Concepts, where he started to learn how the rest of the structure was designed and constructed while working alongside other Residential Designers and Engineers. Jeremy obtained his license as a Residential Designer in the State of Nevada in 2007, and he began to take on more complex designs.

When not in the office, Jeremy likes to spend time with his wife and two grown sons, attending community events, sporting events, and wine tasting with friends.

Mike Maxwell, Draftsman/Designer

Mike’s passion for design began early in life as he would spend summer breaks with his grandma who was an interior designer for custom and unique homes. At age 17 Mike began an internship for an architect where he was put to work drafting and constructing an art studio, garage, and guest house. Over the past 25 years, Mike has had a diverse and extensive resume of residential, commercial, hospitality, and academic design experience. His interests include Brazilian jiu-jitsu, overlanding, and virtual / augmented reality design visualization.

The main strengths Mike brings to his projects are a focus on communication, problem-solving, and producing drawings that are both accurate and beautiful. He can facilitate a design process that gives the owner an opportunity to hear and explore what their needs are while keeping the project on track while pushing to find the best design solutions.

Other Info

Clients & Collaborators…
John Hooper Construction
Mark Tanner Construction
The Sandbox Studio
R.O. Anderson Engineering
Three Castles Engineering
and many more…
Agencies We Work With…
Tahoe Regional Planning Agency
Douglas County Community Development
Mono County Community Development
Washoe County / City of Reno
Tahoe Douglas Fire Department
East Fork Fire Department
Where We Work…
Nevada / California
Douglas County and Surrounding Areas
Mono County and Surrounding Areas
Lake Tahoe / Truckee
Bishop/Mammoth Lakes
Carson City