Studio Gang

Founded by MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang is an architecture and urbanism collective located in Chicago and New York.

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Inside Studio Gang

Watch the video, then  meet the Studio.

Watch the video, then  meet the Studio.

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Blair Kamin Reviews Studio Gang’s Writers Theatre for the Chicago Tribune

“Here, architecture doesn’t just contain performance spaces; it celebrates and enhances them, becoming a memorable part of the drama—and the suburban landscape.”

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Politico Magazine — “How to build a ‘post-Ferguson’ police station”

“We want to do the right things for our community. ... There are forces that are beyond architecture, but why not use it as one of the tools to help address this issue.”

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WIRED — “The City-Sculpting Buildings of Chicago’s Biggest Architect”

“Gang is one of those unicorns of architecture: a designer who is not only widely respected for her research, but has, through strategic practicality and an uncanny ability to convince clients to go further than they think they can, crossed the line into building on a large scale.”

Defining a new edge of the city, Studio Gang’s Vista Tower in downtown Chicago knits the Lakeshore East community to its environment with unprecedented urban connections and new public spaces.

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Chicago Tribune — “Architect Jeanne Gang's vision expands from the skyscraper to the police station”

“[Gang] personifies a central theme of the biennial: It’s time for architects to expand their role, or ‘agency,’ to address ... pressing problems.”

Our Northerly Island framework plan re-envisions 91 acres on Chicago’s lakefront, returning the land to public open space and ecological attractions. Marking the completion of phase one of its transformation from Meigs Field, Northerly Island opened to the public on Friday, September 4, 2015.

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BBC Culture — “How Nature Inspires the Buildings of Jeanne Gang”

“When nature works, it uses the least amount of material in the most advantageous way. If we could learn from that, cities could become more like an ecological cycle.”