Zhibin Cheng

Zhibin Cheng

San Francisco, CA, US



Zhibin (Aaron), Cheng is currently working for BAR Architects in San Francisco, California. He received a master of architecture degree from Rice University in 2010. He earned a bachelor of architecture degree from Tongji University in 2009.

During his study at school, Aaron participated in and won several competitions, including the golden prize in Creative M50 2007 and many other excellent prizes. He also has significant international working experience, ranging from CPG in Singapore to Carlos Jimenez Studio in the US.

Aaron’s major and job is architecture design, but he considers himself more as a designer.  He has developed an interdisciplinary practice specializing in problem-solving projects. His portfolio encompasses product design, architecture design, urban design, website design, photography, and art.



BAR Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Designer

Jun 2011 - current

Carlos Jiménez Studio, Associate

- Participated in several different projects, including De Santos Studio, Beniopa Community Center and so forth
- In charge of the website design

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010

CPG Corporation Pte Ltd (Singapore), Architectural Assistant

- Participated in various design projects for educational buildings, assisting company architects to produce drawings, digital models, diagrams as well as layout of presentation board

Aug 2008 - Nov 2008


Rice University, MArch, Architecture

2009 Scholarship, Rice University

Aug 2009 - Dec 2010

Tongji University, BArch, Architecture

2009 CAUP Shool Awards

2004~2008 Scholarship, Tongji University

Sep 2004 - Jul 2009


Scholarship, Rice University, Scholarship


CAUP Shool Awards, Tongji University, Award

Top prize in Tongji University school of architecture


Excellent Project Award, Allied Architects International, Award


Finalist, Creative M50 2008, Award


Excellence Prize, '2008 Revit Cup' National Design Competition of Architecture Students, Award

Design work published in 'Selected Works of the 2008 Revit Cup National Design Competition of Architecture Students'


Certificate of Excellence, Streetscape in the New World International Competition for Urban Streetscape Design, Award

Design work displayed in Beijing


Scholarship, Tongji University, Scholarship

From 2004 to 2008


Golden Prize, Creative M50 2007, 1st Place

Design work displayed in several campuses in Shanghai


Areas of Specialization