Thuyen Q. Nguyenphuc

Title: President
Company: Charrette Design
Location: San Jose, California, United States

Thuyen Q. Nguyenphuc, President at Charrette Design, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in architecture.

Mr. Nguyenphuc is the president of Charrette Design and an architect with more than four decades of excellence in both residential and commercial design. A talented mathematics student with a natural eye for design, Mr. Nguyenphuc knew early that he wanted to pursue a career in architecture. He completed a Bachelor of Arts from the School of Architecture at Saigon University and moved to the United States in the early 1970s to continue his education at Harvard University, where he was awarded a Master of Architecture in urban design in 1976. He began his career as a design architect for VVKR Partnership the same year, departing in 1979 to become the design principal at Habitect, a California-based firm.

In 1985, Mr. Nguyenphuc was named the senior design architect at the Steinberg Group, where he would remain until 2000. He established Charrette Design in 1987 and continues to act as president of the firm in addition to serving as the design principal at LPMD Architects, a role he has held since 2000. Mr. Nguyenphuc’s career has involved numerous prestigious projects across the United States and internationally, with highlights including a temple in San Jose and award-winning work on the Vietnamese ambassador’s residence in Washington, D.C.

He attributes his career success and longevity to his creative design development and professionalism and hopes to be recognized for his innovative and well-executed designs. At 78 years old, Mr. Nguyenphuc has no plans to retire and looks forward to continuing his work for as long as he is able. Mr. Nguyenphuc is affiliated with the American Institute of Architects and is an active volunteer with the Salvation Army, the Boy Scouts of America and local veterans’ associations.

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