Principal , Leers Weinzapfel Associates
Tom S. Chung FAIA is a principal and design leader at Leers Weinzapfel Associates, recipient of the AIA Firm Award, whose work lies at the intersection of architecture, urban design, and infrastructure. Tom is a national leader in practice and education of mass timber design and his projects include the John W. Olver Design Building at UMass Amherst and Adohi Hall Student Housing at the University of Arkansas, among the most advanced and largest cross laminated timber buildings in the US. Tom received his degrees in Architecture at the University of Virginia and the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Tom is a mentor to the next generation of architects through his involvement in the AIA College of Fellows and as adjunct faculty, he has taught design studios at universities in the Boston area, exploring architecture, sustainability and advanced timber technologies; he is currently a Professor of Practice at Auburn University School of Architecture. Tom speaks nationally on architecture and advanced timber design and serves on design reviews and award juries throughout the country.