Tom S. Chung

Professor of Practice

Tom S. Chung

School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture

Bachelor of Architecture

Master of Architecture, Harvard University, 1999
Bachelor of Science in Architecture, University of Virginia, 1994

Fellow, American Institute of Architects
NCARB, Registered Architect: Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, Virginia, Montana

Tom S. Chung FAIA is a Professor of Practice in the Auburn University School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture and Principal with Leers Weinzapfel Associates, Architects in Boston, Massachusetts, recipient of the National AIA Firm Award.

Tom is a national leader in Mass Timber. He led the timber design for John W. Olver Design Building at UMass Amherst and Adohi Hall at University of Arkansas, receipients of the National AIA Honor Award and Housing Award, respectively. His architecture is welcoming, transparent and sustainable, reflecting the values of diversity, democracy and care for our environment.

Tom served on the Board of WoodWorks and currently serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board at the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture, his alma mater.

Interest areas in research and practice:
Advanced Timber Technologies, Low Embodied Carbon

National leadership positions:
New England Regional Representative, AIA College of Fellows, 2020-present
Board Member, WoodWorks, 2020-2023