architect. poet. explorer.

Zachary received his Master’s of Architecture at the Boston Architectural College. He is a graduate of Boston University where he studied Architectural Studies, French, and Visual Arts. Zachary’s Master’s thesis focused on the phenomenology of spiritual space, and he continues to be interested in architecture as a cultural and spiritual phenomenon. He is also passionate about photography, film, poetry, architectural history and criticism, and curation. He currently assists in teaching Architectural History at the BAC. Besides his academic and professional pursuits, he enjoys traveling and expanding his appreciation of Lusophone and Francophone cultures. He is currently pursuing architectural licensure and exploring the queering of sacred spaces.

curriculum vitæ


Masters of Architecture
Boston Architectural College (2017 – 2020)
Thesis: Temenos: Mirrors of the Numinous
(Received Commendations)

Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies
Boston University (2013 – 2017)
Minors: French, Visual Arts
Kilachand Honors College
Thesis: The American Dormitory and Its Role at Boston University

École américaine des beaux-arts de Fontainebleau
(summer 2019)

Introduction to Architecture
Columbia University (summer 2016)

Study Abroad, Paris Internship Program
Boston University (autumn 2015)

Study Abroad, London + Paris Urbanism
Boston University (summer 2014)

academic experience

Adjunct Faculty
Boston Architectural College (2021-present)
History of Architecture and Design
Sacred Spaces: De/Reconstructing Sacred Typologies

Teaching Assistant
Boston Architectural College (2018-present)
History of Architecture and Design
Sustainable Material Assemblies

Research Designer
Boston Architectural College Gateway (2017-2018)
Designing for Dignity

architectural experience

Architectural Designer, Boston
Timothy Burke Architecture (2019-present)
Design residential, multi-family, and commercial spaces through all project phases while working closely with clients

Architectural Designer, Somerville
Centrepoint Architects (2018-2019)
Schematic design and development of residential and multi-family projects with emphasis on existing conditions and building code reviews

Intern, Paris
Nelson Wilmotte Architectes (2015)
Assist in model making, renderings, and material research for residential projects while developing design concepts for commercial spaces

awards and exhibitions

AIA Henry Adams Award
Boston Architectural College (2020)
awarded to top ranking student

Prix du Jury
École américaine des beaux-arts de Fontainebleau (2019)
2nd place prize for team installation Mint

Gregory Hudson Alumni Award
Boston University (2017)
1st place essay prize for “Materiality & Sacred Space in the Kresge Chapel”

Student Exhibition
Boston Photographic Resource Center (2016)
Exhibited work in series Heterotopias


BeeBreeder’s Poems of a Modern Day Architect
Honorable Mention for American Architect (2020)

LAKA Design
Distribution Networks: Urban Agricultural College (2019)

Little Libraries: Roslindale, MA
2nd place (2019)

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