Conrad Ello, AIA, LEED AP

Conrad received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Virginia in 1989 and a Master in Architecture degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design in 1994. After several years of practice with firms in Virginia and New York, he joined Boston-based Machado Silvetti, where he was a Senior Associate and Vice President. During his twelve years there between 1995-2007, he was project director and lead designer on a number of award-winning institutional, academic, and cultural projects, including the Getty Villa, the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, The Addison Gallery of American Art and the Mint Museum of Art.

Conrad co-founded Oudens Ello Architecture in 2007. Among his current responsibilities, he is lead principal for the Martha's Vineyard Museum in Vineyard Haven, MA, the Old Lighthouse Museum in Stonington, CT and the Scituate Town Library in Scituate, MA. He is a registered architect, licensed in eight states, is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Boston Society of Architects and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. 

For the past fifteen years, Conrad has been an adjunct faculty member at Northeastern University. He regularly participates as guest critic at several area schools and as a design juror throughout the country for the AIA. With Jorge Silvetti, Conrad is co-author of La Nueva Villa Getty, a first-hand record of the Getty Villa’s twelve year design and construction process. Published in 2013, the book captures the complex scope and stylistic range of the 64-acre Villa property’s many new and renovated buildings, plazas and gardens that were opened to the public in 2006. He currently serves as Co-President of the Friends of Ringgold Park, a non-profit institution committed to the improvement and stewardship of a vital green space within Boston’s diverse South End neighborhood. Conrad is also a retired Captain, serving as a reserve officer in the United States Army Corps of Engineers between 1989 and 1997. He currently lives in Boston's South End with his wife, Claudia Noury-Ello, and their two children, Aldo and Bibi.