Kip Ellis has more than 20 years of experience as a designer and planner who specializes in academic environments. His specialty is the design of sophisticated science buildings that promote innovative learning while celebrating each institution’s unique culture. Kip has provided strategic, creative contributions to many of EYP’s undergraduate science education projects, as well as thought leadership on a significant number of planning and feasibility studies. He is an author and frequent lecturer on the special challenges and issues of designing for higher education and is recognized as a national leader in advancing Science Education and Research in the United States. He is a frequent presenter at events for Project Kaleidoscope, the Society for College and University Planners (SCUP), Labs 21, and Tradeline.
Kip’s award-winning projects include the Unified Science Center at Swarthmore College and the Integrated Science Center at the College of the Holy Cross, recipient of both a Boston Society of Architects Design Honor Award and the New England Regional Chapter of the American Institute of Architect’s Design Honor Award.