Chicago Tribune — "O’Hare expansion set to take off under hometown architect Jeanne Gang"

'Gang’s body of work...has earned our respect and fueled our optimism about the prospects for her O’Hare design...Gang, a professor of practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and recipient of a MacArthur “genius grant,” has won a long list of awards for buildings in Chicago and internationally. A commission like an airport etches an architect into history and gives Gang a monumental canvas for the visually stirring, environmentally conscious aesthetic that Chicagoans have gotten a glimpse of from the Writers Theatre in Glencoe to Solstice on the Park in Hyde Park.

We like the idea that someone with deep local roots is creating the city’s next-level link to the world. We’re counting on Gang to lift the O’Hare experience to new heights.'

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Studio Gang-led Team Wins Competition to Design Global Terminal and Concourse at Chicago's O'Hare Airport

O'Hare Global Terminal Aerial Rendering, architecture by Studio Gang

Studio Gang-led team Studio ORD has won the international competition to design the first global alliance terminal in the United States. Learn more


Curbed Chicago — "Here are the Five Finalist Designs Competing for O'Hare Airport's Massive $8.5B Expansion"

"After months of speculation and mounting anticipation, the high-stakes international design competition to reimagine Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport released five architectural concepts for the ambitious $8.5 billion project. Slated for completion in 2028, the massive facility will handle both domestic and international flights and include its own customs and immigration checkpoints. Combined with two new satellite terminals, the overhaul will increase O’Hare’s total terminal area by an estimated 60 percent, from 5.5 to 8.9 million square feet."