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Margaret Cavenagh on the Design Voice Podcast

Principal of Interior Architecture Margaret Cavenagh speaks with the Design Voice podcast about her favorite Studio Gang projects, our design process, and our mission to help people, organizations, and cities design their futures. 

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New York Times — “Architecture Is No Longer Just a ‘Gentleman’s Profession’”

Reed Kroloff highlights inequity in architecture and draws attention to women at the top of the field.

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Curbed Chicago — “Inside Jeanne Gang’s Solstice on the Park”

“The striking apartment tower is a future Hyde Park icon in the making.”

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Competition to Develop Site in Paris’s Rive Gauche Neighborhood Narrowed to Five Teams

The recently announced shortlist includes an international roster of developer-led teams featuring some of the world’s top architecture firms.

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Memphis Commercial Appeal — “Memphis Riverfront Redesign Effort Hits ‘Warp Speed’ as [Mississippi River] Park Nears Opening”

Studio Gang’s project for Memphis’s Tom Lee Park, first proposed in our Memphis Riverfront Concept, will begin construction in 2019.

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Fast Company — “How Studio Gang is Reimagining the Community Police Station”

A finalist in Fast Company’s 2018 Innovation By Design Awards, the Studio’s Polis Station project is spotlighted.

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Studio Gang Projects Honored by Fast Company’s 2018 Innovation by Design Awards

The Studio’s Polis Station proposal and Memphis Riverfront Concept received accolades in the Spaces, Places, and Cities category.

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Curbed New York — “The High Line’s Transformative Real Estate Boom, Mapped”

40 Tenth Avenue is featured first in this roundup of the most transformative projects along New York’s High Line park. The office tower’s as-of-right volume is carved away using the angles of the sun to bring more sunlight to this important public urban green space, when compared with the building’s allowable envelope. 

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Crain’s Chicago Business — “The Most Powerful Women in Chicago Business”

Crain’s profiles Jeanne Gang as one of the most powerful women in Chicago business.

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Architectural Digest — “How Architects Are Innovating the College Dorm”

Architectural Digest highlights the University of Chicago Campus North Residential Commons among a recent crop of projects taking a fresh approach to campus residences that appeals to a new generation of students for whom work-life balance is top of mind.

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Chicago Tribune — “Made with the Shade: A Striking Jeanne Gang Tower Elevates its Lakefront Setting in Hyde Park”

“Amid a construction boom characterized by blandness rather than boldness, Chicago architect Jeanne Gang’s new apartment tower in Hyde Park is a striking exception: a building that turns the important but prosaic task of saving energy into muscular visual poetry.” Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin previews Solstice on the Park.

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Financial Times — “Jeanne Gang — Making Waves in a Male World”

Financial Times architecture critic Edwin Heathcote speaks with “Chicago’s ‘most interesting contemporary architect’ on building places that bind people together,” and her ambition "to decrease polarisation in society and connect people to each other and the environment.”

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Fast Company — “Architecture’s Great Injustice, According to Jeanne Gang”

Jeanne Gang is leading the way on pay equity. She closed the gender wage gap at Studio Gang and calls on others to do the same.

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Globe and Mail — “Studio Gang’s New Toronto Tower Follows the Right Recipe: Tall, Innovative and Excellent”

Globe and Mail architecture critic Alex Bozikovic previews the Studio’s latest tower design and first project in Canada.

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Illinois Alumni Magazine — “Relationship Builder”

“Known for such projects as the Aqua Tower and the WMS Boathouse, award-winning architect Jeanne Gang believes that architecture should encourage social interactions.”

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World Architecture Festival Shortlist Announced

The shortlist features the Studio’s Tour Montparnasse competition design, Amsterdam Tower, and Beloit College Powerhouse projects.

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Monocle — “The Urbanist: reSITE 2018”

The Urbanist reports from reSITE Prague, exploring the conference’s theme with Jeanne Gang, Sou Fujimoto, Elizabeth Streb, and Dara Huang.

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Jeanne Gang on the Venice Biennale

Boating through the canals of Venice, Jeanne Gang discusses the Studio’s projects for the Venice Biennale, Stone Stories for the US Pavilion and an installation for FREESPACE.

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New York Times — “Creators of Architectural Exhibits Reach to the Cosmos for Inspiration”

Studio Gang’s Stone Stories installation is profiled along with the six other projects that make up Dimensions of Citizenship, this year’s US Pavilion exhibition at the 16th International Architecture Biennale in Venice.

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Metropolis — “At the Venice Biennale, Jeanne Gang Uses Memphis’s Cobblestones to Reflect on Monuments and Messy Civic Histories”

Zach Mortice pens an in-depth feature on the ideas and process behind Studio Gang’s Stone Stories installation for the US Pavilion at the 16th International Architecture Biennale in Venice.

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Platform — “Out in the Open”

“I think this building brings a real nobility to social justice work. It's a very proud and noble space.” Platform spotlights the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership.

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The Plan — “Architecture Drives Change”

Italian magazine The Plan features the Studio’s Eleanor Boathouse at Park 571 in Chicago.

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Austin American-Statesman — “Report Envisions Seaholm Facility as Home to Concerts, Kayaks and More”

The Austin American-Statesman highlights Studio Gang’s concept study for the city’s Seaholm waterfront.

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Metropolis — “‘We Will Not Stand Silent’: 150 Demonstrators Gather at the Venice Biennale to Demand Equity in Architecture”

Odile Decq, Martha Thorne, Farshid Moussavi, Jeanne Gang, and others demand equal representation in the architectural profession.
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