Meng Zhang

With a strong background in designing urban, mixed-use residential spaces, Meng is motivated most by his clients' vision and the ability to be on a creative team that tackles realistic challenges.

  • I’m from  China.

  • My education  M.Arch, University of Washington

  • Why PCA?  I think PCA supports young professionals. Also, the culture at PCA helps build a better relationship with colleagues.

  • I’m drawn to design because  it gives us a better way of living and understanding ourselves.

  • My favorite space  The front porch at Kimbell Art Musem, designed by Louis Kahn.

  • Materials that excite me are  wood, which offers warmth and an essential attachment to nature, and concrete, which creates authentic space and clean lines.

  • My favorite aspect of working with clients is  learning about their goals, which inspires me to deliver better results.

  • I’m influenced by  people who are willing to take risks in order to make progress.

  • Cats or dogs?  Cats

  • Coffee or tea?  Coffee

  • On my playlist  Imagine Dragons

  • If I were a Pantone swatch, my color would be  Ultra Black.

  • If I could snap my fingers and become an expert in something, I would  remember what people said to me in the past.

  • Favorite place in the PCA office  Beacon Studio kitchen