An Illustration of Key Fabrication and Design Techniques
Step inside and get inspired as designer Fu-Tung Cheng leads you on a tour of the most beautiful concrete design possibilities in Concrete at Home. In this stunning book, the master designer and best-selling author of Concrete Countertops reveals the full innovative design potential of this common and ancient material in a surprising variety of gorgeous examples.
Clear and comprehensive text accompanies rich photographic illustrations of key fabrication techniques used by the author as he creates a series of beautiful architectural elements that includes:
The book provides the fundamental information you'll need to understand concrete mix design, form creation, pouring, curing, finishing, and troubleshooting. You'll also take away key design, composition, texture, and color techniques that will give you the self-assurance you need to design your own concrete architectural components or the confidence to oversee their creation.
About the Author
Designer Fu-Tung Cheng heads the Berkeley, California firms of Cheng Design and Cheng Design Products. His hands-on approach to residential architecture and kitchen and product design has won him numerous awards and recognition for innovation and creativity. Cheng is also the author of Concrete at Home (2005) and Concrete Countertops Made Simple (2008).
Eric Olsen is a Berkeley writer who has contributed to a wide range of publications including Self, Reader's Digest, Men's Health, Men's Journal, and various in-flight magazines.
Author: Fu-Tung Cheng with Eric Olsen
Paperback: 224 Pages
Publisher: Taunton Press, 2005