Catalano Architects

Catalano Architects

Boston, MA


Catalano Architects promotes Jennifer Burke to Senior Project Architect

By catalanoarchitects
Oct 22, '21 10:39 PM EST
Jennifer Burke, RA
Jennifer Burke, RA

22 October 2021 – Boston, Massachusetts – Catalano Architects, a boutique residential architecture firm, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jennifer Burke, RA to Senior Project Architect. Jen has played a critical role in the planning and design development for a range of significant projects for the firm, thoughtfully achieving clients’ design aspirations with a concerted focus on end user experience and enjoyment. As an integral member of the team for more than 8 years, she consistently contributes to Catalano’s reputation for exceptionally high standards, remarkable, and timeless design.

“It is extremely rewarding to acknowledge dedicated employees and watch them advance their careers with us. Jen is a talented architect with a uniquely collaborative approach. She fosters meaningful relationships with clients, earning their trust and bringing their design vision to life through attentive project management, a comprehensive approach to solving design challenges and authentic teamwork – resulting in a beautiful expression of their life,” said Thomas Catalano, AIA, principal of Catalano Architects. “She is a key emerging leader of our practice as we continue to grow our team and we are delighted to announce her well-deserved promotion.”

In her new role, Jen will be responsible for peer mentoring, leading project teams, taking an active role in client service/presentation initiatives, and project management quality assurance practices. Jen’s portfolio includes notable work in New England, a recent project highlight includes:

  • A new 10,000 square foot single-family French Colonial inspired residence in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts. Clad In locally sourced New England fieldstone and Vermont slate the handsome structure is nestled in an established neighborhood of 20th century homes. The high-performance building envelope minimized energy consumption and enhanced building longevity to promote high indoor environmental quality for the young family. Unobstructed light-filled rooms enliven the young family’s experience in the space.

A 2011 graduate of the University of Notre Dame’s School of Architecture, Jen welcomes the new role and responsibility, “The energetic and creative culture at Catalano Architects has allowed me to grow, continuously learn, and partner with the best-in-class design professionals in the industry. Our client base has exceptionally high standards – as do we. We care deeply about the details and craftsmanship. The firm has allowed me to pursue what I love about design, creativity and creating memorable environments where generational memories are made."