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Eugene Tsui working on details of a house under construction, Oakland CA, Summer 1993 Eugene TsuiEugene Tsui

Dr. EUGENE TSUI (NCARB, APA) is a licensed architect and contractor, city and regional planner, industrial designer/artist, educator, investigative scientist, inventor, musician, competitive athlete, publisher, President of Tsui Design and Research, Inc. and Chairman of the Telos Foundation, a nonprofit foundation for educating the public about design, headquartered in Emeryville, California USA. He is the author of four publications on Architecture.THE URGENCY OF CHANGE (2002), EVOLUTIONARY ARCHITECTURE: NATURE AS A BASIS FOR DESIGN , SHENZHEN ECOLOGICAL THEME PARK CONCEPT BOOK, and a monograph by WORLD ARCHITECTURE REVIEW. He is perhaps the first architect/designer in history to profoundly study, analyze and implement the workings of natural phenomena, through an interdisciplinary approach, as a basis for design at all scales including construction materials and methods. He is the originator of the term, Evolutionary Architecture, which is an understanding of producing designs based upon a rigorous scientific study of natural organisms, structures and processes. His work vastly expands and extends beyond the paradigm of "Ecological design". His seminal work sweeps us into the 21st century and shows us the ineffable and fantastic intelligence of nature and the compelling possibilities of an architecture that aligns itself with nature's genius.

Born in Cleveland, Ohio, of Chinese parents and fluent in the Mandarin Chinese and English languages, Eugene Tsui holds four professional degrees in architecture and city and regional planning having attended the University of Oregon, Columbia University Graduate School of Design and the University of California, Berkeley where he received an Interdisciplinary Doctorate in Architecture and Education. He has won numerous scholarships and professional research grants including those from the Graham Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts (Canada). At the age of seventeen he won an "Honorable Mention for Most Exciting Design" from an American Institute of Architects competition. He was an intern architect at the age of nineteen and at twenty was the youngest member of the Organizing Committee of the 1976 Montreal Summer Olympics design team as the assistant to the Senior Coordinator. Eugene Tsui was apprenticed to the renowned American architect, Bruce Goff, from 1976 until Goff's death in 1982. In 1996,1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 and 2002 he was awarded the Presidential Sports Award and is the current four-time Senior Olympics Gymnastics All-Around Champion.

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during filming for the MacNeil/Lehrer Report on NBC Television, photo by Michael Morrow with Mayor Jerry Brown Mayor of Shenzhen with Eugene
BBC Documentary Crew with Eugene Tsui Oakland Mayor Jerry Brown meets with Eugene Mayor of Shenzhen with Eugene Tsui
With Mayor Wille Brown, San Francisco, CA With Russian Business Ambassador Michael Muchnik with officials from the 10 provinces in mainland China
With Mayor Willie Brown San Francisco, CA Eugene Tsui with Russian Business Ambassador Mr. Michael Muchnik With government officials from the 10 provinces in Mainland China

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Bruce Goff
world renowned architect

Fred Stitt
dean of architecture, san francisco institute of architecture

Richard Meier, Ph.d,
professor of architecture, university of california, berkeley

Charles Jencks
architect, architectural historian, author, critic

Joelle Burrows
director of exhibits, new york academy of sciences

Frei Otto
architect, stuttgart, germany. designer of the 1972 munich olympics

Martin Gellen
Assistant Vice President, Industrial Indemnity Financial Corporation

Charles Rusch
Dean of the School of Architecture, The University of Oregon

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musician

 
playing the guitar
playing the piano
playing the piano
playing the guitar
playing the piano
playing the piano

 

athlete

   
 

EUGENE TSUI BOXING CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS

2007 B.C.R.World Boxing Champion, 165 Pound, Super Middleweight, 43 to 59 Age Division
2007 California Golden Gloves Champion, 165 Pound, Super Middleweight, 43 to 59 Age Division

2007 and 2008
Registered Boxing Official
Registered Boxing Judge
Registered Time Keeper
Registered Trainer and Coach

2004 to 2008 Wing Chun Kung Fu Practitioner

WBU 2005 Super Middleweight World Champion (Amateur boxing, 165 pound
weight division, 48 to 58 age category)

2005 Registered Boxing Official

EUGENE TSUI COMPETITIVE GYMNASTICS CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS:

1978--Manager of the University of Oregon, Gymnastics Team (Ranked Number Three in the USA).
1979--Assistant to World Champion, Kurt Thomas, USA vs. Japan Competition.
1980--Trains with Bart Conner, Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, at the University of Oklahoma Training Facility.
1981--Trains with David Bibby, Canadian All-Around Champion, in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
1982--Special Instructor in Gymnastics, The University of Washington at Bellingham, Washington.
1984--President of the Golden Bears Gymnastics Club at the University of California, Berkeley.
1985 to 1989--Assistant Coach, University of California, Berkeley, Boys Team.

1995 through 2002--Four-Time Master's Olympics All Around Gymnastics Champion winning 21 gold medals and 7 silver medals.
1995 through 2002--Eight time Presidential Sports Award Winner from USA Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.
1995 through 2001--President of the World Master's Gymnastics Federation.
1995 through 1999--Chief Editor, The Master Athlete Magazine.
1995 through 2002--Has won over 180 gold, silver and bronze medals in Masters Gymnastics Competition.
2002--Retires from competitive gymnastics due to injuries.
2004--Begins competitive training in boxing with goal of becoming Master's World Boxing Champion, 165 - 170 pound weight class.

 

father

 
Eugene Tsui and Daughter Chase  riding Mongolian horses in China 1999
Son Paolo with daughter Chase 1993
Eugene Tsui with daughter Chase
Eugene Tsui and Daughter Chase riding Mongolian horses in China 1999
Eugene Tsui with daughter Chase at Piano Piedmont, CA 1994 Wife Elisabeth Montgomery Sons Sorell 21, Paolo 24, and daughter Chase 8
Eugene Tsui with daughter Chase at Piano Piedmont, CA 1994 Wife Elisabeth Montgomery during Office construction Sons Sorell 21, Paolo 24, and daughter Chase 8
Sons Paolo, 27 and Sorell, 23 in Mongolian attire with Chinese Swords Paolo Alexander Terragon Tsui, 27- Eugene Tsuis first son Sorell Athen Raino Tsui, 23 Eugene Tsui's second son

 

teacher

 
Hamming it up with senior students at Shenzhen University in China with visiting students from various national and international universities
giving a talk to visiting architecture students
Hamming it up with senior students at Shenzhen University in China
with visiting students from various national and international universities
Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences
Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences
Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences
Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences
Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences Eugene Tsui lecturing to Nobel Prize 
              Laureates at the National Academy of Sciences



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