Eugene Wukasch (1921-2001)


Wukasch, Eugene

Variant Names

Wukasch, J. Eugene
Wukasch, Joe Eugene

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    1921-2001; AIA notified of decease 4/14/2004
Occupation:    American architect
Location:    Austin, TX

This record has not been verified for accuracy.

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1953-decease

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Biographical listing in 1956 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1962 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1970 American Architects Directory
Biographical information:
Contributed by the Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas:
J. Eugene Wukasch (1921-2001) was born July 12, 1921 in Austin, Texas. He earned his B.S. in Architectural Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 1943 and worked as a draftsman in the office of Preston M. Geren in Fort Worth from 1947-1948. He worked in the supervision and drafting department for Staub & Rather, in Houston from 1949-1950. He then returned to Austin in 1950 to work for Jessen, Jessen, Millhouse & Greeven for two years, being involved in all project phases. In 1953 he established practice as Eugene Wukasch, Architects & Engineer, later revising the name to Wukasch & Associates, AIA, PE, Architect and Consultants; his office was at 2000 Guadalupe. He was involved in local building preservation activity, including the movements to preserve the Nueces County Courthouse and the Grove Drug Building on East Sixth Street in Austin, which he himself had once owned and worked to restore. He died November 2001.

Related Records

Wukasch, Moellendorf, & Assocs. (firm)

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file may contain membership application, related correspondence. Contact the AIA Archives at archives@aia.org for further information.
Alexander Architectural Archive, University of Texas Libraries, The University of Texas
J. Eugene Wukasch collection, 1900-1996
Drawings, presentation boards, and papers illustrate the architectural and structural engineering career of J. Eugene Wukasch. Drawings in the collection have been processed, but the presentation boards and papers remain unprocessed. See archive staff for more information.
For more information https://www.lib.utexas.edu/about/locations/alexander-architectural-archives