Jeffry Burchard

Assistant Professor in Practice of Architecture

Jeffry Burchard is an Architect.

Jeffry is a Partner and Principal at Machado Silvetti, a Boston based Architecture and Urban Design firm working throughout the world. Jeffry’s projects span across location, scale and type and include the New York University Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life in Manhattan, the Asian Art Study Center at the Ringling Museum of Art in Florida and the 21million SF Tun Razak Exchange Financial District in Kuala Lumpur. His current projects include the master planning and architectural design for the Vietnamese-German University in Vietnam, the renovation and expansion of the Denver Art Museum and the ground-up Pomona College Museum of Art in Claremont, CA.


Recent awards include the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) Award for Design Excellence for the NYU Global Center, Asian Art Study Center at the Ringling, and the Vietnamese-German University; the AIA New England Honor Award for the Ringling; and the AIA Florida Gulf Coast Award of Divine Detail for the Ringling’s terra cotta façade.


Jeffry is an Assistant Professor in Practice of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design where he offers instruction in Core Design Studios, Thesis and Professional Practice. Jeffry sits on the Practice Platform committee and is the GSD’s representative on the Boston Society of Architect’s Board of Directors. He is often invited to review student work and he has served on several professional juries including the AIA San Francisco Design Awards and the Liberty Museum ideas competition.


Jeffry holds two Masters in Architecture, the first with Honors from the University of Idaho, and the second a post-professional Masters with Distinction from the Harvard GSD. Jeffry’s work and writings have been featured in publications such as CLOG, IntAR, Competition, Architect, Architecture Record, Domez, Clarin and the Architect’s Newspaper.