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Fast Company — "Jeanne Gang is creating a better future by building on the past"

Fast Company — "Jeanne Gang is creating a better future by building on the past"

"Gang’s philosophy leans heavily on community input, ecological awareness, and knowing when to reuse existing structures and materials instead of building anew," writes Nate Berg in the October cover story, the first featuring an architect in more than a decade.

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le Figaro — "Le chantier de l’Université de Chicago à Paris est lancé"

"l’Américaine francophone et francophile (elle a notamment étudié l’architecture à Versailles) dont ce sera la première réalisation française a voulu travailler la pierre locale avec des colonnades évoquant les cathédrales tandis que les Français de Parc architectes ont utilisé abondamment la terre cuite que l’on retrouve souvent à Chicago."

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The Site Magazine — "Studio Gang's 'Actionable Idealism'"

"Studio Gang makes aesthetically-striking, intellectually rigorous buildings and landscapes. An affinity with nature, an ostensible emphasis on wildness, runs through the meticulously designed civic buildings, urban landscapes, skyscrapers and temporary installations created by the 20-year-old Chicago-headquartered practice lead by architect and MacArthur fellow Jeanne Gang."

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New York Times — "Will World-Class Architecture Bring Civic Pride Back to Memphis?"

'With a steady pace that has escalated over the last five years, downtown has been pulsing back to vitality. Two ambitious new projects by leading architecture firms are at the forefront of the renaissance, using design to lift Memphis’s image in the eyes of its citizens and the outside world. In a city where the gap between rich and poor, white and Black, can seem to yawn as wide as the river, the architects behind the projects cite their ambition to bind Memphians together. . . . Both [Jeanne] Gang and [Kate] Orff [of SCAPE] expressed enthusiasm about reorienting the city to the river, which was long viewed as a place for commercial, not recreational, activities. “It was exciting to think about reconnecting with it and making it accessible to all,” Gang said.'

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The Washington Post — "The National Building Museum Wants to be at the Center of the Climate Change Conversation"

Assemble Chicago is highlighted as one of two case studies in the National Building Museum's upcoming programming on Climate Change, developed in partnership with c40.

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Launch of the University of Chicago Center in Paris!

Launch of the University of Chicago Center in Paris!

A ceremonial groundbreaking launches the expansion of the new Center, which aims to serve as an important regional hub for ambitious education, research, and collaboration across Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The expanded facility, designed by Studio Gang in collaboration with ICADE and PARC Architectes, will nearly triple the size of the current center to accommodate increased demand among faculty, students, alumni, and partners to study, conduct research, and convene in Paris.

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ArchDaily — "Studio Gang Transforms Old Chicago Post Office into Garment Manufacturing Studio and Community Hub"

"Studio Gang has revealed 63rd House, its design for Blue Tin Production's new manufacturing studio in the heart of Chicago’s southwest side."

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C3 Magazine — "Beloit Powerhouse"

C3 Magazine — "Beloit Powerhouse"

"The former power plant is now generating a more energetic and vibrant community life," writes the leading Korean architecture publication in issue no.416 (2021-6/6), focused on "the adaptive reuse of industrial heritage buildings."

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Q Residences Tops Out!

We are pleased to announce that our first building in Europe has reached its highest point, marked by the ceremonial hoisting of the letter Q to the top of Quartz, our under-construction residential tower in Amsterdam.

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Corriere della Sera — "Campus Net Zero"

Azure — "In Wisconsin, Studio Gang Revives a Coal Plant into a Recreational Hub"

Rinnovare la longevità degli edifici industriali nel tessuto urbano è l’obiettivo di Jeanne Gang , che trasforma una centrale elettrica a carbone nella contea di Wisconsin negli Usa, in una cittadella degli studi E crea un nuovo equilibrio tra spazi per la ricreazione e il benessere degli studenti: «Questo progetto è una dimostrazione di come sia possibile conservare e reinventare i manufatti esistenti per limitare gli sprechi»

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The Architect's Newspaper — "Memphis’s long-neglected Tom Lee Park gets an overhaul, and Theaster Gates wants to honor its namesake"

"Work on a $60 million project to overhaul a long-neglected stretch of Memphis, Tennessee’s Mississippi River waterfront is moving swiftly. Begun in 2019, the transformation of the 30-acre Tom Lee Park into a public gathering space and resilient stormwater barrier is unfolding according to a master plan by Chicago’s Studio Gang and landscape and park design by New York’s SCAPE. Now, the redevelopment has gained another notable contributor: artist, educator, and urbanist Theaster Gates."

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Beloit Powerhouse Receives Design Excellence Citation of Merit

Azure — "In Wisconsin, Studio Gang Revives a Coal Plant into a Recreational Hub"

The Powerhouse honored by AIA Chicago at their annual Design Excellence awards in the prestigious Distinguished Building category.

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"Building Industry Leaders to World Governments: It's Time to Lead on Climate"

Studio Gang signs onto 1.5oC COP26 Communiqué, specifying that:

"We are taking specific actions that fully harness our capacity to affect significant carbon emissions reductions in order to retain a 67% or better probability of meeting the Paris Agreement's 1.5ºC budget of 340-400 GTCO2; a 50-65% emissions reduction by 2030, and zero CO2 emissions by 2040.

The built environment is the largest source of the world's carbon emissions with buildings responsible for approximately 40%, and when accounting for the embodied carbon of building interiors, systems, and associated infrastructure, that percentage is substantially higher. Our professions and industries are transforming and taking significant action to mitigate and adapt to climate change. By showing what is possible, we are emboldening others to do the same.

We call on all sovereign governments to ramp up their Nationally Determined Contributions, and 2030 emissions reduction targets, to limit planetary warming in line with the remaining global 1.5ºC carbon budget."

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Daily Memphian — "Acclaimed artist creating major Tom Lee Park installation"

Artist and Studio collaborator Theaster Gates will create a site-specific, public installation within our design with SCAPE for Tom Lee Park.

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Studio Gang to Design Immigrant & Refugee Apparel Manufacturing Cooperative in Chicago

Immigrant & Refugee Apparel Manufacturing Cooperative Announces Launch of Community Hub Designed by Studio Gang

Studio Gang unveils designs for 63rd House, a mixed-use community and production hub inside a former post office on the southwest side of Chicago. The net-zero design creates space for community members as well as manufacturing studio for Blue Tin Production , America’s first apparel manufacturing worker co-operative run by immigrant and refugee women.

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Beloit College Powerhouse Wins Two International Design Awards

Architectural Record — "Beloit College Powerhouse by Studio Gang"

The transformed generating station awarded Fast Company’s 2021 Innovation by Design Award and The Plan Award 2021

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Fast Company — "Why this coal power plant is the future of green building"

Beloit Powerhouse is the winner of Fast Company's 2021 Innovation by Design Awards in the Spaces and Places category for "cleverly reusing architecture that’s already there."

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NUVO — "Architect Jeanne Gang on Community and Her Studio’s First Canadian Skyscraper"

"One Delisle is a continuation of Studio Gang’s experimentation in progressive urbanism and the firm’s first project in Canada."

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San Francisco Chronicle — "9/11 was supposed to end the age of skyscrapers. Instead, there are more now than ever"

San Francisco Chronicle — "9/11 was supposed to end the age of skyscrapers. Instead, there are more now than ever"

The St. Regis Chicago (the 8th tallest tower built since 2001) is featured in this roundup of the most innovative skyscrapers of the last twenty years.

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Steve Wiesenthal Elected SCUP Board of Directors Chair

Steve Wiesenthal Named SCUP Board Chairman

Principal Steve Wiesenthal has been elected as the Board of Directors Chair for the Society for College and University Planning (SCUP), serving a one year term that began in July.

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Architectural Record — "Innovative Housing Portfolio"

Assemble Chicago is highlighted in this article about inventive approaches to affordable housing for the high sustainability ambitions and mix of units.

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Medium — "Community Resilience Through the Civic Commons, Part 1"

Medium — "Community Resilience Through the Civic Commons, Part 1"

Reimagining the Civic Commons includes our work with Theaster Gates' Rebuild Foundation in Chicago as an approach to public space for more engaged, connected and sustainable cities.

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Aqua named among "Most Significant Works of Postwar Architecture" by the New York Times Style Magazine

"When T assembled a panel of architects, designers and journalists to create a list of the 25 Most Significant Works of Postwar Architecture, we knew going into it that Times readers would have their own ideas about buildings that ought to have been included or omitted; even our jury members were cognizant of the inherent limitations of such an assignment. With that in mind, here are some more significant buildings erected since World War II...all are worth a closer look."

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Jeanne Named to Forbes "50 Over 50" Vision List

"Armed with brilliant ideas, experience and a determination to disrupt, these 50 women are making an impact on society and culture through healthcare, robotics, music, dance, and so much more."

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