Chris Genter joined Oudens Ello Architecture in 2015. He was born and raised in New Jersey and studied architecture at Cornell University, where he was awarded the Clifford Beckwith Brown medal for outstanding thesis, the Charles Sands Medal for design achievement, and the AIA medal for academic achievement. He continued his architectural studies at MIT, where he earned a Master of Science. Prior to joining OEA, Chris was with Utile Architecture and Planning from 2003-2015 as a designer and project manager on several award-winning projects, including the Boston Harbor Islands Pavilion, the MIT Center for Real Estate, and the Boston Conservatory Studio Building. He has worked with the Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Genoa, Italy on the renovation of the Harvard Art Museums and with Machado Silvetti on the Getty Villa Museum and art conservation campus in Los Angeles.
Chris teaches design studios at Northeastern University. He is a registered architect in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and is a LEED Accredited Professional.