EDUCATION

Carnegie Mellon University | 2016

- Bachelor of Architecture, Minor in Music Theory

 

 

WORK

BLT Architects | Architect 1 | 2016-2020

- Produced details and handled construction reviews in seven multi-million mixed-use,

  residential, historic, planning, and hospitality projects.

- Assisted project managers and architects from schematic design through completion.

- Established close relationships to clients as on-site representative of architect during

  construction administration.

- Coordinated and led a 2-5 person team for punch list and inspections for

  owner and architect.

- Organized and designed processes in tandem with principals and senior staff for

  transferring firm knowledge to new staff.

Perkins Eastman | Intern | 2015

- Developed details from schematic design through construction documents for

  assisted living projects.

- Trained closely in a team setting under project architects and managers.

 

MLDS Architects | Intern | 2013, 2014

- Worked closely with architects to create construction documents in AutoCAD

  and review codes.

- Advanced and streamlined AutoCAD LT production processes for efficiency.

Carnegie Mellon University | Outreach Teacher | 2015-2016

- Programmed and taught an eight-week architecture, sustainability, and environment

  curriculum for high school students culminating in a final project and critique
- Responsible for the interaction and care of teenagers

HONORS & AWARDS

2018  -  Top Ten for NASA's Centennial 3-D Printed Habitat Challenge

2018  -  Honorable Mention for John Stewardson Memorial Competition

2016  -  Honorable Mention for Mars City Design 2016

2013  -  Honorable Mention for EPIC Metals Design Competition

2011  -  ACE Program Scholarship
 

 

SKILLS

Revit 2012-2019
AutoCAD 2012-2017
Rhino 4.0
SketchUp
Physical Fabrication
Digital Fabrication
Adobe Creative Suite
Microsoft

 

 

AFFILIATIONS

                    2019  -  Registered Architect, PA

2012-2016  -  Teacher and Executive for Student-Led Courses

2014-2016  -  CMU Summit Organizer

2009-2011  -  ACE Mentor Program Alumnus

PORTFOLIO

Kwanpo "KP" Cheng is a Registered Architect in the state of Pennsylvania and a Carnegie Mellon University alumnus. 

He has lived in Hong Kong, New York City, Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.

His other passions include acappella music, ink art, his six ukuleles, and collaborative story-telling games..

© Kwanpo Cheng

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