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Tom S. Chung

Leers Weinzapfel Associates

Tom is a Principal at Leers Weinzapfel Associates, recipient of the national AIA Firm Award. Tom designs buildings to be welcoming, transparent, and sustainable, reflecting our values of diversity, democracy, and care for our environment. His projects include the John W. Olver Design Building at University of Massachusetts Amherst and Adohi Hall at University of Arkansas, both pioneering examples of mass timber architecture in the US. Tom is a national leader in mass timber design and speaks frequently at conferences and workshops throughout the country on this subject. As an educator, Tom teaches graduate design studios on mass timber design and in the studio, is a mentor to the next generation of architects. Born in Seoul, South Korea and raised in the US, Tom received his degrees in Architecture from University of Virginia and the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University.