Silvia Cheng | AssociateNext Bio
A key contributor to our justice design and planning team,
Silvia drives the design effort from pre-design to the construction
administration phase. Her experience includes both Courthouse
and Detention Facility projects. Working closely with the users,
Silvia transforms program intention into uplifting designs. She
collaborated with engineers and partner architects to integrate their
consultant input into a cohesive final design.
Leveraging her creativity and comprehensive understanding of courts operations, she has provides inspired design solutions at all scales. Through the use of materiality, light, color and unique form, Silvia shapes the public experience with practical and innovative aesthetic and functional responses.
Her commitment to sustainability and energy-efficient design led her to earn LEED Accredited Professional status in 2011. In addition, her appetite for mastering computer programs encourages Silvia to acquire comprehensive understanding of CAD, BIM and other graphic software. With her advanced knowledge of BIM, she facilitates work from concept design to construction documents and has earned Revit Certification.