The Office


Oudens Ello Architecture is a Boston-based, full-service architecture and urban design office specializing in cultural and academic projects. Principals Matthew Oudens, AIA, LEED AP, and Conrad Ello, AIA, LEED AP, are experts at creating innovative architectural solutions that respond to their specific physical and cultural contexts and reflect a close collaborative relationship with each client. As architects committed to a sustainable future, Oudens Ello Architecture carefully consider every project with respect to its impact on the natural environment with the belief that “green building” is an integral part of responsible design. Current clients include the Martha’s Vineyard Museum, Stonington Historical Society, Williams College, Dartmouth College, Boston College, and the towns of Eastham, Scituate and West Tisbury, Massachusetts.

Prior to founding their practice in 2007, Mr. Oudens and Mr. Ello held senior leadership positions at Machado and Silvetti Associates, an internationally recognized design firm. The two principals have extensive experience managing complex design processes, budgets, schedules, consultant and client teams. Award-winning projects under their leadership include the Getty Villa, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Chazen Museum of Art, Silver Spring Civic Building, Honan-Allston Branch of the Boston Public Library, and the South Boston Maritime Park for the Massachusetts Port Authority.