Jeffry Burchard

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Jeffry Burchard is an Architect. As a Principal at Machado Silvetti, Jeffry is involved in all aspects of the practice, from design to administration, including serving as the Director for Communications and Competitions. In all roles Jeffry brings great enthusiasm for architecture, urban design and the qualities of space and form. He has special expertise in material fabrication, contextual investigations, advanced geometry, parametric tech, smart energy, historic and formal analysis, and representation.

Jeffry joined Machado and Silvetti in 2008 as the Senior Designer for the New York University Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life. This project, clad in a pre-fabricated, unitized, laminated and perforated stone rain-screen facade received an Honor Award in Design Excellence from the Boston Society of Architects in 2014. Since this time he has been collaborating with Jorge Silvetti, Rodolfo Machado, and the other Principals on small and large projects throughout the world. Currently he is the project architect and urban designer for the Vietnamese-German University in Binh Duong Province, Vietnam. He is also actively involved in several museum and institutional projects throughout the United States.

Jeffry holds two Masters degrees in Architecture, the first with Honors from the University of Idaho, and the second a post-professional Masters with Distinction from the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Jeffry's work and writings have been featured in publications such as CLOG, IntAR, Competition, Platform, StudioWorks, and Architect Magazine. Since 2012 Jeffry has been a visiting faculty member at the Harvard GSD where he offers instruction in Core Architecture Studios, advises thesis students, and is involved in various administrative committees. He is a frequently invited critic for student work, recently attending design reviews at the Architectural Association, RISD, Columbia, Cornell, Pratt, Northeastern, MIT, the New York Institute of Technology, and the University of Toronto.

Stephanie Randazzo Dwyer

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As a Principal with twenty years of experience in the field and over fifteen years at Machado Silvetti, Stephanie has a diverse portfolio of cultural, educational and housing projects. She is currently leading the firm's marketing efforts and managing a Master Plan for The McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas. She brings 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 Addison Gallery of American Art at Phillips Academy Andover, the MassArt Bakalar and Paine Galleries, The Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts at Hamilton College and The McNay Museum of Art.

Stephanie received a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Architecture in 1993 and a Master's from The State University of New York at Buffalo in 1995. She came to Boston to work for a large architectural firm, which specializes in large institutional and academic facilities. Over the course of the next few years she worked as project coordinator and designer on several institutional and residential projects. Stephanie joined Machado and Silvetti Associates in 2000. She served on the project team for One Western Avenue, Harvard University Graduate Student Housing, where she was the job captain responsible for design, coordination, and overseeing construction of all interiors on this 253,000 square foot building. She managed the production team and MEP/FP coordination for projects such as the Hassayampa Academic Village Project, a 700,000 square foot dormitory complex at Arizona State University, The Civic Building at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, MD and The Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts facility for Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. She was Project Manager for the second phase of the Rockefeller Stone Barns renovation and the South Station Subway Headhouses in Dewey Square, Boston. As Project Director for the Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Stephanie managed and coordinated the design efforts for the 80,000 GSF award winning addition that was completed in 2011.

Edwin Goodell

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Edwin (Ned) Goodell joined Machado Silvetti in 2001 and immediately tackled coordination of the mechanical systems and construction administration for the LEED-certified One Western Avenue residential tower at Harvard University. As Project Director for the Bowdoin College Museum of Art, the Black Family Visual Arts Center at Dartmouth College, and the Wellin Museum of Art and the Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts at Hamilton College, Ned brings a wealth of knowledge in the architectural and technical requirements of high performance art education buildings. Ned's ability to coordinate and execute complex international projects has been demonstrated through his direction of the award-winning Olayan School of Business at American University of Beirut in Beirut, Lebanon, the Forty West mixed use development in Cairo, Egypt and the Tun Razak Exchange master plan in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Current projects include the stabilization and glass enclosure of the ruin of Francis Lightfoot Lee's home for the Menokin Foundation, a new Regional Museum of Mayan Archaeology in Copan, Honduras and a Museum of Lencan Culture in Gracias, Honduras.

Prior to joining Machado Silvetti, Ned worked in New York City for Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. At MBB, he developed strong interior detailing skills on residential and commercial projects in Manhattan, Newark, NJ and Fisher's Island, NY and historic preservation experience working on renovations and an addition to the landmark Convent of the Sacred Heart School. At SOM, he worked on the JFK International Airport terminal project and a number of competition entries including a high rise tower for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Ned's early interest in digital fabrication led him to the shop at SOM where he managed the laser cutter and coordinated a number of complex model building efforts.

Ned holds a Master of Architecture Degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and Fine Art from Colby College. In addition to his work experience, Mr. Goodell has lectured on the work of the office with a focus on innovative wall assemblies and sustainability issues at numerous conferences and symposia across the country. He has been a guest critic at local architectural schools, including the Rhode Island School of Design, Northeastern University, Wentworth University and the Boston Architectural Center.

Rodolfo Machado

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Rodolfo Machado was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1942 and is a citizen of the United States, where he has resided since 1968. Mr. Machado 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. Mr. Machado practiced architecture in San Francisco, California and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania before associating with Jorge Silvetti in 1974. Machado and Silvetti Associates was incorporated in 1985.

 

In addition to his architectural practice, Mr. Machado 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. Mr. Machado 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, Mr. Machado 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. Mr. Machado 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.

Craig Mutter

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Craig has practiced architecture for over twenty years for cultural and institutional clients. He is currently leading the Vietnamese-German University Project for Binh Duong Province, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and the new Asian Art Study Center at the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota. Other current projects include a Master Plan for the McNay Art Museum, in San Antonio, Texas, and the Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life at NYU, completed in 2012. Craig brings extensive experience with complex, carefully designed buildings with a focus on the transformations of existing and historic structures, contexts and cultural landscapes, and on the design and execution of sophisticated facade systems.

Prior to joining Machado Silvetti, Craig spent many years as an Associate with Polshek Partnership Architects, ARO, and Ann Beha Architects in New York and Boston, and led several significant projects including: the new Entrance Pavilion and Plaza at the Brooklyn Museum; Schematic Design for Renovations and Expansion to the Yale University Art Galleries (including the 1953 Art Gallery by Louis Kahn), and restoration of the Garvan Galleries for the reinstallation of Yale's American Arts Collection in Yale's historic Swartwout Building; the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, which includes a 75,000 SF addition to I.M. Pei's mini-campus, redefining the existing campus and repositioning the identity and mission of one of the nation's most prestigious communications schools; a Master Program Plan for the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and multiple renovation and addition projects at Boston's Symphony Hall and at Tanglewood Music Center for the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Craig holds a Master of Architecture Degree from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Architecture from the University of Virginia. He has been a Visiting Lecturer in Architecture at the University of Virginia, was the 1994 winner of the Arthur Rotch Traveling Scholarship, and has served on design juries for the AIA and at numerous universities throughout the United States. He has been a speaker at the Boston Society of Architects Global Practice Roundtable, and the New York City Center for Architecture's Technology Lecture Series, and has contributed to several architectural publications, including Architecture Boston, in addition to co-editing the book, Provisional – Emerging Modes of Architectural Practice USA, recently released by Princeton Architectural Press.

Jorge Silvetti

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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. Mr. Silvetti’s architectural practice, Machado and Silvetti Associates, was formed with Rodolfo Machado in 1974. Machado and Silvetti Associates was incorporated in 1985.

 

In addition to his architectural practice, Mr. Silvetti 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 Architectureawards—many in collaboration with Rodolfo Machado—and was the first person to receive awards in all three categories (architecture, urban design, and research). Mr. Silvetti’s writings have appeared in numerous architectural and urban design magazines, including Oppositions, Controspazio, Daidalos, Metamorfosi, Harvard Architectural Review, and Assemblage

 

Mr. Silvetti 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.