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Concrete is Not Just For Driveways Anymore – Thanks to Fu-Tung Cheng

The San Francisco Chronicle by Paul Kilduff Think “concrete,” and repaving your driveway is probably at the top of your list of its applications. Not so for Albany designer Fu-Tung Cheng and his firm Cheng Design. They build homes and remodel with concrete. Cheng has also written two books about using the substance and even sells the ingredients needed to …

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Hub of the Home is for Entertaining as well as Cooking

The Pittsburgh Tribune Review by William Loeffler Today’s kitchens seem to have everything except beds. “People are spending more time in kitchens,” says Paul Ryan, host of “Kitchen Renovations,” which airs at 10 p.m. Wednesdays on the DIY Network. “Kitchens years ago used to be white walls and three appliances and a counter.” Today’s kitchens are a destination rather than …

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Concrete Goes Upscale

Innovative Forms and Finishes Give New Life to an Old Material The Christian Science Monitor by Clayton Collins Among the fine finishing materials available to builders and remodelers there are some established stars: Corian, tile, and granite each have their boosters. Just eye the neighbors’ new kitchen countertops to see which is in vogue. But when the stone dust settles …

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Concrete, With Polish Can Be a Star

The Courier-Journal by Catherine Murrell Name: Fu-Tung Cheng. Position: Founder of Cheng Design and Construction in Berkeley, California, and author, most recently of Concrete at Home (The Taunton Press, March 2005, $32). Resume: Cheng opened his design firm in 1987. He is also the author of Concrete Countertops (The Taunton Press, 2002). He coordinates the Cheng Concrete Exchange, an online …

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Concrete Suggestions

The New Orleans Times — Picayune by Jane Dupuy Over the past decade, “green building” has become a buzzword. It refers to using sustainable materials and creating healthier and more resource-efficient environments. Concrete fits right in with that movement. Concrete, valued for its strength and durability, is a mixture of cement, water and aggregates. It is low-maintenance and produces minimal …

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Concrete Countertop Frenzy

Cheng Concrete Exchange Stirs up Interest at WOC 2005 LAS VEGAS, NV, January 2005 – Cheng Concrete Exchange kicked off the year at the World of Concrete 2005 (WOC) with overwhelming booth attendance and genuine interest in concrete counter tops. Dozens of professionals in the concrete industry gathered at Concrete Exchange’s booth throughout the week for a chance to see …

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Why Concrete?

Concrete is an extraordinary material that is practical, expressive, and aesthetic all at once. From a primal and formless slurry, you can transform concrete into virtually any shape that becomes a solid mass. The possibilities for creative expression are endless. You can grind, polish, stamp, or stain it. You can embed meaningful objects within it. Concrete has substance and mass, …