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MAS Context: Lecture by Kelly Bair

April 26, 2016
Studio Gang Chicago

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Jeanne Gang at Ball State University

April 19, 2016
Pruis Hall, Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana

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The City We Want

April 5, 2016
Artscape Sandbox
Toronto

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Designing the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership

March 9, 2016
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
Kalamazoo, MI

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Jeanne Gang at Kent State University

January 28, 2016
University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall
Kent State University

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Panel Discussion — Polis Station

November 17, 2015
Chicago Architecture Biennial
Chicago Cultural Center

Studio Gang convened a panel of community leaders, policing strategists, developers, and architects to discuss how design could help rebuild trust between citizens and police. Using the Chicago Architecture Biennial project Polis Station as a starting point, the panel discussed strategies, both spatial and social, that could repair relationships between police officers and the communities they serve.

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Gia Biagi on The Interview Show: Architecture Edition

November 6, 2015
The Hideout
Chicago

Studio Gang’s Senior Director of Urbanism and Civic Impact Gia Biagi talked cities, Polis Station, and more with The Interview Show’s Mark Bazer.

Presented in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the Chicago Architecture Foundation, and the Association of Architecture Organizations

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Nelson-Atkins Museum Mary Atkins Lecture

October 29, 2015
Nelson-Atkins Museum
Kansas City

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CTBUH New York International Conference Presentation

October 27, 2015
Grand Hyatt
New York

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Chicago Ideas Week — Architecture: From the Skyscraper to the Riverwalk

October 18, 2015
Chicago Ideas Week — Architecture: From the Skyscraper to the Riverwalk
The Art Institute of Chicago

Gia Biagi, Senior Director of Urbanism and Civic Impact at Studio Gang, spoke with Carol Ross Barney, Sarah Astheimer, Bill Doerge, and Ed Purver about Chicago’s enduring architectural influence.

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Columbia GSAPP Lecture

October 12, 2015
Wood Auditorium, Columbia University
New York

In her first lecture at Columbia since 2012, architect, MacArthur Fellow, and GSAPP Visiting Professor Jeanne Gang presented the work of Studio Gang Architects. The Chicago-based firm’s acclaimed portfolio includes the Aqua Tower and Columbia College Media Production Center. In Gang’s work, Richard Meier notes a “continuation of Chicago’s modernist tradition of structural rationalism. She does this in a way that is at once deeply personal, socially progressive, and incomparably innovative.” Response by Amale Andraos.

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SXSW Eco — Designing Water: Creative Minds Rethink Resiliency

October 5, 2015 
2:15–3:15 pm
Austin Convention Center 6A
Austin

Rebuild by Design and HUD’s National Disaster Resilience Competition sparked deep thinking about the relationship of cities to water. In a panel discussion at SXSW EcoGia Biagi, Studio Gang's Senior Director of Urbanism and Civic Impact, joined resiliency experts to discuss creative ideas to build climate resiliency into city and county infrastructure around the country.

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Neighbors and Police Officers Open New Community Basketball Court

October 4, 2015
10th District Police Station
3315 W. Ogden Avenue
North Lawndale, Chicago
12 pm
Polis Station

On Sunday, October 4, Studio Gang, the Chicago Police Department, the City of Chicago, and 24th Ward Alderman Michael Scott Jr. inaugurated a new basketball court in the parking lot of the 10th District Police Station in North Lawndale.

The basketball court is a real-world example of interventions proposed by Studio Gang's Polis Station installation for the Chicago Architecture Biennial. The court adapts a portion of the station's under-used parking lot as part of a larger effort to create spaces for social connection where officers and neighborhood residents can interact in positive, informal ways.

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Harvard Design: Chicago — Adaptive Architectures and Smart Materials Conference

October 10, 2015
Venue SIX10
Chicago

Part of Harvard Design: Chicago, the panel discussion “Ecologies” links projects that incorporate new materials, systems and strategies, including smart glass, kinetic envelopes, and innovative building systems. Panelists for the discussion include Frank Barkow MArch ’90, Jeanne Gang MArch ’93, Martin Henn, Michael Meredith MArch ’00, and Matthias Schuler. Moderated by Florian Idenburg.

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Chicago Magazine Culture Festival Talk

September 26, 2015
Venue SIX10
Chicago

Jeanne Gang joined architect Stanley Tigerman and artist Amanda Williams to discuss “The State of Chicago Architecture.” Moderated by Sarah Herda, Director of the Graham Foundation and Artistic Director of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the talk explored the city’s evolving architectural legacy on the cusp of the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial.

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Jeanne Gang at Society of Architectural Historians Conference

April 18, 2015
Fourth Presbyterian
Chicago

The panel discussion “Transformations of the Chicago River and Lakefront” focused on the area’s waterfront, including Lake Michigan and the Chicago River and efforts to reinvigorate long-neglected waterways.

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Jeanne Gang on Guggenheim Helsinki Panel

April 26, 2015
Museum of Finnish Architecture
Helsinki

“Difference and Repetition: A Roundtable on Architecture, Society and Competition” Roundtable at the Museum of Finnish Architecture, Helsinki

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Jeanne Gang Guggenheim Helsinki Lecture

April 25, 2015
Ateneum Art Museum
Helsinki

Jeanne Gang, Founder and Principal of Studio Gang Architects and a member of the jury for the Guggenheim Helsinki Design Competition; and Bjarke Ingels, Founder and Principal of BIG Bjarke Ingels Group; delivered lectures on their work.