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Jeffry Burchard

Background
Master of Architecture with Distinction | Harvard University Graduate School of Design 2008
Master of Architecture | University of Idaho 2006
Bachelor of Science in Architecture | University of Idaho 2006
Years at Machado Silvetti 12
Member: American Institute of Architects
Registered Architect: Massachusetts, New York, Colorado, Texas, North Carolina
Certificate Holder: NCARB
Academic Engagement: Assistant Professor Practice of Architecture, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Selected Projects
Alamo Museum and Visitor Center
Cary Downtown Park
Provincetown Art Association and Museum Feasibility Study
Boston Public Library Chinatown Branch
College of the Desert Palm Springs Campus Competition
419 Commercial Street
Denver Art Museum
Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College
Syracuse University Allyn Innovation Center
Provincetown Boutique Hotel
Columbia Mixed-use Development
Aeon Towers
Asian Art Study Center at Ringling Museum Art
Vietnamese-German University
Tun Razak Exchange
New York University Global Center
Porto Olympico Competition
Molewa Towers
Bruce Museum Competition
National Lotteria Competition
Vienna Ice Skating Club Competition

Jeffry Burchard is an Architect and Urban Designer. As a Principal at Machado Silvetti, Jeffry is involved in all aspects of the practice. He leads and collaborates on internal and external project teams in the design, management and implementation of architecture and master planning projects throughout the world.

In all roles Jeffry brings great enthusiasm for architecture, urban design and the experiential qualities of space and form. In addition to programmatic knowledge and project experience in commercial, public, cultural and institutional projects, Jeffry has special expertise in the reuse and transformation of existing buildings, material fabrication, advanced geometry, smart energy, formal analysis and representation. He received the 2020 AIA Young Architects Award for his demonstrated commitment to excellency in design, professional practice and education.

Jeffry joined Machado and Silvetti in 2008 as the Senior Project Designer for the New York University Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life. This project received an Honor Award in Design Excellence from the Boston Society of Architects in 2014. Since this time he has been collaborating with the other Principals and staff on small and large projects throughout the world. In 2016 Jeffry was named a Partner and Principal of Machado Silvetti, assuming leadership roles for both individual projects and the management of the office. Recently Jeffry has served as the project architect and urban designer for the Vietnamese-German University in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam which in 2016 won the BSA Honor Award in Design Excellence for Campus Planning. He also recently had a leadership role in the design and implementation of the Denver Art Museum and the Pomona College Museum of Art in Claremont, California.

Jeffry is an Assistant Professor in Practice of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design where he offers instruction in architectural design and professional practice. His work and writings have been featured in publications such as CLOG, IntAR, Competition, Platform and Architect Magazine. He has served on several architectural juries including the AIA San Francisco and AIA Montana design awards. Jeffry is a licensed Architect, member of the AIA and serves on the Board of Directors for the Boston Society of Architect, the second largest chapter of professional architects in the United States. At the BSA Jeffry co-created and hosted the Now-Practice-Now workshop series and he created and hosted the Opening Soon online lecture series.

jeffryb[@]machado-silvetti.com

Stephanie Randazzo Dwyer

Background
Masters of Architecture | State University of New York at Buffalo 1995
Bachelor of Professional Studies in Architecture | State University of New York at Buffalo 1993
Years at Machado Silvetti 20
Member: American Institute of Architects
Special Training: BIM
Member National Association of the American Institute of Architects
Registered Architect: New York, Massachusetts, Illinois, Ohio, Florida, Maryland
Certificate Holder: NCARB
Selected Projects
Alamo Museum and Visitor Center
Menokin Exhibition and Conservation Center
New Bedford Art Museum
Denver Art Museum
McNay Art Museum Master Plan
One Western Avenue
ASU Hassayampa Academic Village
Rockefeller Stone Barns
The Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
Chazen Museum of Art
New Vietnamese-German University
MassArt Bakalar and Paine Galleries
Addison Gallery of American Art
Dewey Square Master Plan and MBTA Subway Headhouses
Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza
Al Ain National Museum Concept Study
Al Ain Souks
Al Ain Oasis Visitor Center Concept Study

As a Principal with twenty four years of experience in the field and almost twenty years at Machado Silvetti, Stephanie has a diverse portfolio of cultural and educational projects. She is currently working on a new Museum and Visitor's Center for the Alamo and is finishing the Denver Art Museum's North Building Project, which includes the extensive renovation of the 1971 Gio Ponti-designed North Towers and the design and construction of a new welcome center at the heart of the campus.

Stephanie has a wealth of experience managing complex projects throughout all phases of design and construction. Her most recent efforts have had a focus on master planning and programming for arts and cultural facilities as demonstrated through her work on projects such as the Chazen Museum of Art, the Kennedy Theatre and Studio Arts Building at Hamilton College and The McNay Museum of Art.

stephanier[@]machado-silvetti.com

Rodolfo Machado

Background
Masters of Architecture | College of Environmental Design, University of California at Berkeley 1969
Certificat de Chercheur | Centre de Recherche d'Urbanisme, Paris France 1968
Diploma in Architecture | University of Buenos Aires 1967
Years at Machado Silvetti 35
Member: Sociedad Central De Arquitectos De Buenos Aires
Member: Consejo Profesional De Arquitectos De Argentina
International Associate Member: American Institute of Architects
Selected Projects
College of the Desert Palm Springs Campus Competition
Polo Dot
Syracuse University Allyn Innovation Center
UNT College of Visual Arts and Design
Ringling Museum of Art
McNay Art Museum Master Plan
The Chazen Museum of Art
The Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
The Ruth and Elmer Wellin Museum of Art
Hassayampa Academic Village
One Western Avenue
Princeton University Master Plan, Scully Hall, and Parking Garage
AUB Master Plan and Olayan School of Business
Walker Hall
Wiess and Hanczen Colleges
The Mint Museum
Silver Spring Civic Building
Campus Master Plan and Design, VGU

Rodolfo Machado was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1942 and is a citizen of the United States, where he has resided since 1968. Rodolfo received his Diploma in Architecture from the Universidad de Buenos Aires in 1967. During the academic year 1967-68 he studied urban design at the Centre de Recherche d'Urbanisme, in Paris, France and in 1971 received his Master of Architecture degree from the University of California at Berkeley where he continued doctoral studies in architectural theory until 1973. Rodolfo practiced architecture in San Francisco, California and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania before associating with Jorge Silvetti in 1974 with whom he incorporated the practice in 1985.

In addition to his architectural practice, Rodolfo has been a member of the Harvard University faculty since 1986, where he was Professor in Practice of Architecture and Urban Design at the Graduate School of Design from 1986 to 2010, chaired the Department of Urban Planning and Design from 2004 to 2009 and is currently Professor in Practice of Architecture and Urban Design, Emeritus. Rodolfo has conducted seminars, lectured and has been a visiting critic at many schools of architecture in this country and abroad. He has taught at Carnegie-Mellon University and at the Rhode Island School of Design, where he chaired the department of architecture from 1978 until 1986.

Most notably, Rodolfo has been Bishop Professor of Architecture at Yale University, Smith Professor of Architecture at Rice University, Jean Labatut Professor of Urbanism at Princeton University and Thomas Jefferson Professor in Architecture at the University of Virginia. Rodolfo has served as a juror for a number of national and international competitions and prizes. In 1995, he curated an exhibition entitled "Monolithic Architecture" at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. His drawings and projects have been extensively published and exhibited in museums and galleries around the world.

Jorge Silvetti

Background
Masters of Architecture | University of California, Berkeley 1969
Diploma in Architecure | University of Buenos Aires 1966
Years at Machado Silvetti 35
Academic Engagement:Nelson Robinson, Jr. Professor of Arch., Architecture Faculty, Harvard University Graduate School of Design
Selected Projects
Alamo Museum and Visitor Center
Denver Art Museum
Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College
Provincetown Art Association and Museum
The Getty Villa
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
Rockefeller Stone Barns
Bruce Museum Competition
The Southampton Center
Menokin Exhibition and Conservation Center
Tun Razak Exchange
Qasr Al Muwaiji Research Center
Visual Arts Center, Dartmouth College
Dewey Square Master Plan and MBTA Subway Headhouses
New York University Global Center
Al Ain National Museum Concept Study
Al Ain Souks
Al Ain Oasis Visitor Center Concept Study
Boston Public Library, Allston Branch

Jorge Silvetti was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he received his diploma in architecture from the University of Buenos Aires. He continued studies at the University of California, Berkeley, receiving his Master of Architecture degree and pursuing post graduate work in the area of architectural theory and criticism. Jorge formed a practice with Rodolfo Machado in 1974, formally incorporating in 1985.

In addition to his architectural practice, Jorge has served as a juror for the Pritzker Architectural Prize since 1996, and in 2000 he became a juror for the Mies van der Rohe Prize for Latin American Architecture. In total, he has received ten Progressive Architecture awards—many in collaboration with Rodolfo Machado—and was the first person to receive awards in all three categories (architecture, urban design and research). Jorge's writings have appeared in numerous architectural and urban design magazines, including Oppositions, Controspazio, Daidalos, Metamorfosi, Harvard Architectural Review and Assemblage.

Jorge has taught at the University of California, Berkeley, Carnegie-Mellon University, the Polytechnic Institute of Zurich, the University of Palermo, Sicily and Nihon University, Tokyo. Since 1975, he has taught architecture at the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, where he became tenured Professor of Architecture in Design and Design Theory in 1983, was Director of the Master of Architecture program from 1985 to 1989 and was named Nelson Robinson, Jr. Professor of Architecture in 1990. From 1995-2002, he chaired the Department of Architecture at Harvard, where he continues to teach. He has also been appointed to the Art of the Ancient World Visiting Committee at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Nicolas Viterbo

Background
Research Scholarship Program | Universidad de Buenos Aires 2012
Diploma in Architecture | Universidad de Buenos Aires 2010
Years at Machado Silvetti 6
Selected Projects
Vietnamese-German University Competition
Asian Art Study Center at Ringling Museum of Art
The Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
Patio Bullrich Feasibility Study
Vienna Ice Skating Club Competition
Westown Development Project
Manzana de las Luces Competition
Banco Ciudad Competition
Escollera Norte Competition
Loteria National Competition

Nicolas Viterbo was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and received his Diploma in Architecture from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. As Director of the Buenos Aires office, he coordinates the administration and all aspects of projects and competitions—from basic design through construction documents—in Argentina and South-America. This broadens Machado Silvetti's practice within these specific contexts.

Nicolas joined Machado and Silvetti in 2009 as Designer for The Westown Development Project, Forty West—an 830,000 s.f. residential complex in Westown outside of Cairo, Egypt—that includes housing, retail, an office building and a hotel. He has also worked as part of the design team on a 390,000 s.f. office building competition project for Banco Ciudad Buenos Aires, the Centro Civico Reconquista Competition and Patio Bullrich Feasibility Study.

From 2011-12, Nicolas worked in Machado Silvetti's Boston office, collaborating with the principals on both small and large-scaled international and domestic projects. Most notably, he was part of the team of the Asian Art Study Center at the Ringling Museum Art and the Loteria National Competition. After returning to Buenos Aires in 2012, Nicolas developed the Library building for the Vietnamese-German University Competition.

In addition to his work in the office, Nicolas teaches in the Architecture, Urbanism and Design School at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. There, he directs the Research Scholarship Team for "Ciudad - Densidad - Habitar." He is a frequently invited critic for student work and seminars, and in 2013 coordinated the "Habitar el Futuro" workshop in the FADU Bienal of the Universidad de Buenos Aires. Nicolas is also coordinator of the Cooperativa de Arquitectura's Architecture and Urbanism Research Unit.

nicolasv[@]machado-silvetti.com

Seiee Kim

Background
Master of Architecture | Harvard University Graduate School of Design 2003
Bachelor of Fine Arts | Parsons School of Design 2000
Years at Machado Silvetti 14
Selected Projects
College of the Desert Palm Springs Campus Competition
Vietnamese-German University
Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College
The Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
The Mint Museum
Bowdoin College Museum of Art
The Getty Villa
Suliman S. Olayan School of Business
New York University Global Center
The Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
The Chazen Museum of Art
One Western Avenue

Seiee Kim was born in Jeju Island, South Korea. She received a Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology from Jeju National University, Korea in 1994, a Bachelor of Fine Art from Parsons School of Design in 1999 and a Master of Architecture from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 2003.

Seiee has practiced architecture in New York and Boston, Massachusetts. She has worked with Yoshiko Sato & Michael Morris Architects in New York designing various scales of loft and exhibition spaces. She assisted in the installation design of a traveling retrospective of Shiro Kuramata's work in NYU's Grey Art Gallery in New York and the Musee des Artes Decoratifs in Montreal, Quebec. The design received the 1998 season's First Prize for the Best Exhibition Design in North America from the International Association of Art Critics as well as a Design Distinction from ID magazine.

Since joining Machado and Silvetti Associates in 2003, Seiee has worked on several museum projects, including: the Mint Museums in Charlotte, North Carolina; the Bowdoin College Museum of Art in Brunswick, Maine; the Getty Villa in Malibu, California and a feasibility study for the Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. In addition, she has worked on multiple overseas projects in Lebanon and South Korea, and has participated in several competition proposals, including the Motown Center, a museum and education center in Detroit, Barnard College Nexus Competition in New York, as well as the Suliman S. Olayan School of Business at the American University of Beirut, which won first prize and has also received a Progressive Architecture Award Citation.

Most recently Seiee was a Senior Designer for the new Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, and she is currently working on the design of a new campus for the Vietnamese-German University in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam.

seieek[@]machado-silvetti.com

Jenni Katajamäki

Background
Bachelor of Architecture | Rhode Island School of Design 2006
Years at Machado Silvetti 2
Member: American Institute of Architects
Registered Architect: Massachusetts
Certificate Holder: NCARB
Selected Projects
BPL Chinatown Branch Library Study
Provincetown Hotel
College of the Desert Palm Springs Campus Competition
AUB School of Arts and Science Competition

Jenni Katajamäki is a licensed architect and Associate, with over 14 years of experience. Since joining Machado Silvetti in 2019, Jenni has managed the design of a range of project types including educational, commercial and cultural, both locally and internationally.

A native of Finland, Jenni moved to the US at a young age. This cultural and geographical transition informed her longstanding interest in the dialogue between culture, place and architecture, which has led her to work in 10 countries on 5 continents. Whether across town or across the world, Jenni brings the same set of intercultural communication skills to all of her projects. She relishes the challenges of working in different cultural contexts, taking into account the varied social, formal, climate and infrastructure issues that are unique to each location. Jenni prides herself on developing a deep understanding of each client’s needs, and developing elegant design solutions that address programatic and technical requirements as well as speaking to the spirit of the place.

Prior to joining Machado Silvetti, Jenni was an Associate at Flansburg where she led the design of projects for independent and international schools, including a new 6,000 SF stand-alone library for the Wilbraham and Monson Academy in Wilbraham, MA; the 13,000 SF new Middle School at Charles River School in Dover; and a new 95,000 SF campus for the American International School of Tunis. Jenni also led programming and master planning efforts for 9 independent schools, as well as for the Colleges of Law and Education at Qatar University.

jennik[@]machado-silvetti.com

S. Austin Ward

Background
Master of Architecture in Urban Design | Harvard University Graduate School of Design 2019
Bachelor of Architecture | University of Arkansas 2013
Years at Machado Silvetti 2
Member: American Institute of Architects
Registered Architect: Massachusetts
Certificate Holder: NCARB
Selected Projects
College of the Desert Palm Springs Campus Competition
Cary Downtown Park
New Bedford Art Museum

S. Austin Ward is a licensed architect and urban designer. Since joining Machado Silvetti in 2019 he has contributed to the design of various cultural projects in the office. Currently, he is the project manager leading design efforts for both the Cary Downtown Park and the New Bedford Museum of Art.

Prior to joining Machado Silvetti, his professional experience included working with nationally recognized architecture practices in Boston, including designLAB Architects, and NADAAA. His experience includes work on a number of award winning institutional, public, and arts-related projects in the US and abroad. This work has been published in various national publications including Architect Magazine and Architectural Record. Austin's experience extends through all phases of design and construction, including a number of renovation and adaptive re-use projects within historic and culturally sensitive contexts.

Austin holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design with Distinction from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, where he received the Award for Outstanding Leadership in Urban Design. Additionally, he holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture & Design.

As a native of Arkansas, he spent his early years working on his family farm, an experience that has informed his interests in aspects of building, craft and place. Austin has a passion to generate meaningful work of enduring value, believing the best work comes from a deep understanding of place, and a rich analytical and iterative process of distillation.

austinw[@]machado-silvetti.com

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Danny Salamoun

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Emily Ashby

Senior Designer

Taylor Halamka

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