Principal and Co-founder
Ellen Watts, FAIA, LEED AP is a principal and co-founder of Architerra, a Boston firm dedicated to climate action through design excellence. Architerra took top honors in the international Boston Living with Water Competition and has won more than 30 national and regional design awards for its innovative sustainable designs, including AIA/COTE Top 10 Green Buildings and zero net energy exemplars. More than a decade ago, Watts co-chaired the Massachusetts Governor’s Zero Net Energy Building Task Force. More recently, she helped launch Boston Climate Bridge learning exchanges with Germany and Denmark. Ellen holds degrees from Smith, Harvard and MIT, in government, architecture and real estate development respectively.