Mu-Ping Cheng

Mu-Ping Cheng

San Francisco, CA, US




SITELAB urban studio, San Francisco, CA, US, Associate, Urban Designer

Urban design for a range of multi-disciplinary projects focused on the public realm in the Bay Area.

Select projects and clients include:
- Brookfield Properties (Stonestown Development Project)
- SFMTA (Potrero Yard Modernization Project)
- Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
- Crescent Heights (10 South Van Ness)
- Port of San Francisco

Apr 2017 - current

Independent, San Francisco, CA, US, Freelance Designer

Jan 2022 - current

FORGE, San Francisco, CA, US, Architectural Designer

[Formerly FME Architecture + Design]

Experience in ground-up construction, adaptive reuse and retrofit, expansion of existing facilities, as well as interior design for both building owners and end-users.

Select projects and clients include:
- The Latham Square Building, Oakland
- Rincon Center, San Francisco
- Alameda Point Historic District, Alameda
- City of Napa
- City and County of San Francisco

Sep 2014 - Oct 2021

MBH Architects, Alameda, CA, US, Architectural Designer

Design of international Apple Channel retail environments with a heavy focus on brand and user experience.

Dec 2012 - Mar 2017


University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, US, Bachelors, College of Environmental Design

Major in Architecture, Minor in Sustainable Design

Related Courses: Fundamentals of Architectural Design, Structures, Construction, Energy and Environment, Deep Green Design, City Planning, Visual Representation and Drawing, Photography as an Art Form

Aug 2007 - May 2011


CED Berkeley Circus Studio Award, 1st Place


AIA San Francisco Chapter Howard Friedman Scholarship, 1st Place

The Howard A. Friedman Scholarship, sponsored by the AIA San Francisco Chapter, is awarded each year to a junior undergraduate in recognition of scholastic achievement and commitment to the advancement of procedures and methods of architectural practice. The recipient is nominated by members of the architecture faculty, and is announced at the Department of Architecture prizes and awards ceremony at the end of the academic year.


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