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Studio Gang Announces Hive Installation at the National Building Museum

The installation is presented as part of the Museum’s Summer Block Party 2017.

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Writers Theatre Wins 2017 Architizer A+ Awards

The Studio’s Civic Commons project was also recognized with a Special Mention.

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Architectural Record — “Civic Lesson: New Social Infrastructure”

Studio Gang’s Civic Commons project is featured in this Architectural Record article highlighting new ways that cities can invest in social infrastructure, helping to bridge gaps among diverse socioeconomic groups and foster a greater sense of community.

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Architizer — “After Zaha: What Now for Women in Architecture?”

“While the fight for gender parity in the workplace is often fought in political arenas, the need for new role models and advocates for women in the profession cannot be understated—and it is on this front that one can draw hope.”

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Vote for Writers Theatre in the Architizer A+ Popular Choice Awards

Writers Theatre is a finalist in the Architizer A+ Awards, and you can vote in the Popular Choice Awards.

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WTTW Urban Nature — “Building a Bird-Safe City”

Jeanne Gang is featured in this video highlighting efforts to build a bird-safe city.

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Curbed — “The 21 Most Spectacular theaters in the U.S.”

Writers Theatre is featured among an illustrious list of the most spectacular theaters in the United States.

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Architect’s Newspaper — “City of Chicago Asks Architects to Envision Future of Riverfront”

“Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Department of Planning and Development (DPD), and the Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) announced the launch of the Chicago Urban River Edges Ideas Lab.”

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New York Times — “In Chicago and Philadelphia, the Difference a Park Makes”

Architecture critic Michael Kimmelman highlights our Eleanor Boathouse in Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood as part of a larger trend to drive social and economic progress by focusing on parks and other public spaces.

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Globe and Mail — “Rethinking the Towers that Be”

“Chicago architect Jeanne Gang is coming to Canada, and her firm Studio Gang has ambitions that undercut everything we think we know about tower living.”

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Royal Architectural Institute of Canada announces 2017 Honorary Fellows

Jeanne Gang is honored with a 2017 Fellowship from the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

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Reimagining the Civic Commons — “Reveal, Connect, and Engage: How Design Thinking Can Help Cities”

Studio Gang Principal Gia Biagi highlights our Civic Commons project, aimed at making public spaces more relevant, useful, and potent.
 

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Curbed — “The 13 Most Important Construction and Development Projects in the United States”

Vista Tower is featured in this round-up of the most important construction and development projects in the nation.

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Curbed Chicago — “Studio Gang’s ‘Solstice on the Park’ Tower Cleared to Rise 26 Stories”

“In the works since 2007, Hyde Park’s highly anticipated ‘Solstice on the Park’ high-rise has just cleared another important milestone in its construction process.” 

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Architectural Record — “Interview with Jeanne Gang”

“It’s important to be inventive with processes and with solutions. But it doesn’t necessarily have to involve bricks and mortar. Sometimes things that have nothing to do with the traditional idea of what architecture is can be game-changing.”

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Studio Gang to Help Develop Dynamic New Vision for Memphis Riverfront

“Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland announced today the creation of the Mayor’s Riverfront Task Force, which will work to develop a dynamic new vision for the city’s riverfront.”

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Jeanne Gang’s TED Talk Now Online

“Jeanne Gang uses architecture to build relationships. In this engaging tour of her work, Gang invites us into buildings large and small, from a surprising local community center to a landmark Chicago skyscraper.”

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National Precast Concrete Association — “Precast to the Rescue”

The National Precast Concrete Association interviews Studio Gang Design Principal Weston Walker on the use of precast concrete in the Studio’s new firehouse for FDNY Rescue Company 2

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Architectural Digest — “Studio Gang, SANAA Among Winners of the Most Exciting Award in Design”

“Each year the American Institute of Architects bestows the Institute Honor Awards, considered by many to be the highest recognition for excellence in design. ... These stunning projects show the world the range of outstanding work architects create and highlight the many ways buildings and spaces can improve our lives.”

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Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago — “Behind the Scenes: Studio Gang”

“Nestled inside architect Jeanne Gang’s eponymous Studio Gang—the venerable firm behind iconic Chicago skyscrapers like the Aqua Tower and the buzzed-about Vista Tower—is an 800-square-foot model-making workshop helmed by Schuyler Smith and Juan De La Mora. Here, an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Studio Gang’s masterpieces in the making.”

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Fast Company — “Designing a Science Museum for a Post-Truth World”

“The design embodies the [American Museum of Natural History’s] ambition to become an avenue for discovery—an institution that makes scientific research transparent, that becomes a hub for public education, and that leaves visitors of all ages excited, inspired, and curious about the natural world.”

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Architect’s Newspaper — “Jeanne Gang Unveils New Interiors for the American Museum of Natural History”

“Architect Jeanne Gang of Chicago-based Studio Gang and exhibition designer Ralph Appelbaum unveiled their latest designs for the new Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation.”

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Jeanne Gang on WGN Radio’s The Download

Jeanne Gang joined Justin Kaufmann on WGN Radio.

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Chicago Tribune — “Year’s Architecture Standouts Are Women—But That’s Incidental”

“2016 proved to be a standout year for women in another male-dominated field: Chicago architecture.”

Blair Kamin highlights the Chicago Tribune’s 2016 Chicagoans of the Year in Architecture.

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