Eli Allen brings an ethos of methodical exploration and a drive to find latent possibilities in complex projects.
Eli led the facade design efforts on the award-winning Brown University Engineering Research Center, creating an innovative, sculptural facade that focused on maximizing daylight and views for all occupants. The facade design was typified by a multidisciplinary approach, integrating feedback from all levels of the design team, from the project leadership to fabricators and installers executing the work.
His previous experience includes a master plan for a new Patient Pavilion for the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, the planning for Henley Hall: Institute for Energy Efficiency at UC Santa Barbara, and serving as Project Architect for the Tidelands, an urban infill medical student housing project for the University of San Francisco, California. Recently, Eli has been working on several overseas projects for the U.S. Department of State, including serving as Project Architect for the new U.S. Consulate in Curaçao.
Eli earned a Master of Architecture from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania.