Jeffry Burchard

Jeffry Burchard

Boston, MA, US



Jeffry Burchard is an Architect.He is deeply engaged with the full breadth of the Discipline.

Jeffry is a Principal at Machado Silvetti in Boston where he works on important domestic and international architecture, urban design and master-planning projects. He has recently completed the New York University Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life in Manhattan and a master-plan for the 21 million square foot Tun Razak Exchange in Kuala Lumpur. Currently, Jeffry is the Project Architect and Urban Designer for the new Vietnamese-German University in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam. Jeffry is licensed in the USA and accredited by NCARB and is an active member of the AIA and the BSA.

Jeffry is on the faculty at the Harvard Graduate School of Design where he offers instruction in Core Architecture Studios and advises thesis students. He has previously taught Architecture studios at the Boston Architectural College and has recently reviewed student work at the Architectural Association, RISD, Columbia, Cornell, Pratt, Northeastern, UPenn and New York Institute of Technology.

Whether at the office or in the studio Jeffry's work is centered on the themes of continuity, nuance and formal precision in architecture. These three, in their explicitly antithetical relationships, are made to co-exist is the lineage of "both and". Continuity in reading architecture as cyclically motivated and situating architecture as buildings in time. Nuance is the resolution of complexity. Precision is the calibration of geometry and intention to effect.

Jeffry attended the GSD as a post-professional M.Arch II student, graduating with Distinction. Prior to this he received concurrent B.S. Arch and M.Arch degrees from the University of Idaho where he was awarded the AIA Henry Adams medal. As a student at Idaho he led the successful effort to convince the State Board of Education to re-establish the College of Art and Architecture.



Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, MA, US, Design Critic in Architecture

Jan 2012 - current

Machado Silvetti, Boston, MA, US, Principal

Aug 2008 - current


Harvard University, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2006 - Jun 2008

University of Idaho, MArch, Architecture

Sep 2001 - Jun 2006

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