John K. Burke, AIA, is a Principal and co-founder of Studio Twenty Seven Architecture. John holds a bachelor of architecture degree from Virginia Tech. John is the managing partner of the studio and is principal-in-charge of many of the projects. His design acumen, organizational skills, and attention to detail and design make him ideal for managing the firm’s operations while maintaining the integrity of a project’s design intent from conception to completion.
Sketches from his travels, paintings, and other artwork have appeared in galleries and are published throughout the DC area. Before founding S27, his experience included award-winning work on federal, municipal, and institutional project types.
John is a co-author of (A)Mending L’Enfant Plan: Southwest DC, a volume providing a comprehensive history of urban development in the city’s southwest quadrant, from the introduction of L’Enfant’s plan in 1791 to current events. Excerpts of the book won a 2010 DC AIA Unbuilt Award.