A Small Firm Forum Presentation
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Cost: Free AIA Members/$3 Guests
1.5 CES LUs
Host: Andus Brandt
Join Fu-Tung Cheng of CHENG Design as he traces the evolution of his design work and demonstrates examples of how architects can play directly with concrete and concrete forms with their own hands — and discover new ways of scaling up and channeling that experience to clients and contractors/sub-contractors.
He will cover a range concrete mix designs, from basic to high performance, that he has utilized and will show examples of some of the applications used in homes.
Fu-Tung will also talk about some of his successes and failures as a product designer.
About the Presenter
Fu-Tung Cheng, CHENG Design. Fu-Tung is the founder of CHENG Concrete, CHENG Products and CHENG Design. He is a designer, best-selling author and speaker — known for his sophisticated design, use of concrete as a finish material and product designs. His boutique fabrication shop has produced concrete products for his design clients, other architects and designers for over 20 years. Fu-Tung has trained over 5,000 contractors in concrete countertop making in addition to the fundamentals of good kitchen design.
CHENG Design’s House 6 is an AIA East Bay 2008 Exceptional Residential: Bay Area Design Awards Winner. Matthew Millman, Photographer.