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Studio Gang: Architecture - Flow

In this short film, Jeanne Gang discusses how Studio Gang's projects take both a scientific and artistic approach to exploring the processes and properties of flow—the second thematic chapter in an upcoming monograph published by Phaidon, called Studio Gang: Architecture.

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Studio Gang: Architecture - Rhythm

⁠In a short film illustrating recurring themes of pattern and rhythm in Studio Gang's work, Jeanne Gang highlights one of the threads of inquiry explored in Studio Gang: Architecture, a new monograph published by Phaidon.

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Harvard GSD — "The Pandemic Has Caused an Unprecedented Reckoning with Digital Culture"

Reflections on creating architectural culture online during the pandemic, based on interviews with members of the GSD community: Jeanne Gang, Antoine Picon, Jose Luis García del Castillo y López, Michelle Chang, Ana Miljački, Lisa Haber-Thomson, and Dan Sullivan.

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Elle Decoration — "Getaway: Chicago"

"Studio Gang is renowned for Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo; 82-storey Aqua Tower, distinctive for its undulating façade; and the 101-storey Vista Residences tower, which is set to be the world’s tallest building designed by a woman. Here, Gang and her team share their favourite Chicago hotspots."

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Phaidon — "Watch Jeanne Gang Tell You About Her New Book"

"After all, as we all know, to experiment is to take risks, to open oneself to the vagaries of the unknown and the unpredictable. A bit like cycling through the streets of Chicago perhaps? One thing's for sure: without experimentation there is no discovery; and Jeanne Gang, who founded this New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Paris-based practice twenty years ago, has discovered a lot."

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Aesthetica Magazine — "Organic Architecture"

"We are living in a climate emergency. Temperatures are rising, forest fires are raging, floods and hurricanes are happening at an unprecedented rate. In these turbulent times, it may be more tempting than ever to shut nature out, but Gang’s projects optimistically look to nature for a route forward."

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Architectural Digest — "Neighborhood Watch"

Architectural Digest — "Neighborhood Watch"

"For the past 23 years, architect Jeanne Gang has steadily grown a practice rooted in community engagement. At Studio Gang’s latest project, a state-of-the-art Brooklyn firehouse and training facility, she explains how great design can serve the greater good."

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The Architect's Newspaper — "Innovation in Arkansas Shouldn’t Be Overlooked"

"A powerful combination of natural resources and local initiative is pushing one southern state to the forefront of architectural innovation in the country. . . . In [Arkansas], Studio Gang and SCAPE Landscape Architecture are working together to renovate and extend the Arkansas Arts Center."

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Architectural Record — "The Pandemic Is Changing How We Practice and How We Live"

"Jeanne Gang has brought her firm’s experience with advanced digital tools to the GSD studio she is teaching and believes her students are transitioning easily to remote learning. . . . They are being encouraged to make 'analog models at home' or find 'other inventive forms of making.'"

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New York Magazine — "The Elemental Architecture of Jeanne Gang"

"A Chicago architect renowned for her sublime engineering makes buildings that really work for New Yorkers."

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Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation Wins 2020 Progressive Architecture Award

Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation Wins 2020 Progressive Architecture Award

Studio Gang's Gilder Center at the American Museum of Natural History was selected as a winner in the 67th Annual Progressive Architecture Awards, recognizing how the project uses design to draw connections between individual users and the communities around it.

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Fast Company Names Studio Gang Most Innovative Company in Architecture for 2020

"The studio did notable work this year on an architectural level—think Solar Carve, the Memphis Riverfront, California College of the Arts—but it is also behind pioneering projects involving civic engagement and the future of cities, such as Tom Lee Park, a public park in Memphis, Tenn."

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Frame — "Museums Break Loose"

"The undulating extension will sit at the heart of the ten-building campus, creating approximately 30 new connections between the existing buildings as well as a vast new series of modern galleries, breathing new life into a sprawling complex."

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California College of the Arts Wins Mass Timber Building Competition

The Governor’s Forest Management Task Force and the Office of Planning and Research announced California College of the Arts as a winner of a first-ever competition designed to highlight a category of engineered wood products known as mass timber.

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The Gilder Center is Highly Commended for Cultural Regeneration in the 2020 AR Future Projects Awards

The Gilder Center at the American Museum of Natural History received High Commendation in the Cultural Regeneration category for the 2020 AR Future Projects Awards by MIPIM and The Architectural Review.

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World Architects —"The Midwestern 'Anti-Diva': How Chicago Architect Jeanne Gang Has Reinvented the American High-Rise"

How Chicago architect Jeanne Gang has reinvented the American high-rise  The Midwestern 'Anti-Diva'

"One year ago Vista Tower topped off at 363 meters (1,191 feet), making it the third tallest building in Chicago. Vista towers over the nearby Aqua Tower, which ten years ago brought fame to Studio Gang and its founder, Jeanne Gang. Ulf Meyer looks at Vista in the context of Gang's earlier work and the city she calls home."

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Engineering News-Record — "A Double-Decker Road Runs Through Vista Tower, Chicago's Third-Tallest Building"

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"The frustums inspired Studio Gang to explore new glass. The units in the wider portions of the building have different thermal performance than the units in the narrower portions, says Juliane Wolf, a Studio Gang design principal and partner."

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ARCHITECT Magazine — "Making Space for Innovation"

"Reconnecting the currently incoherent sections of the center is the crown jewel of the project: a thin folded-plate concrete structure, dubbed the 'blossom.' It runs atop the center from the north to the south and reaches into MacArthur Park, offering a new axis of connectivity."

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The Urban Audubon — "Studio Gang Begets Bird-Friendly Beauty on Tenth Avenue"

"NYC Audubon welcomes this beautiful new ecology-minded structure. It may serve as an inspiring example for future bird-friendly design, as it includes many features now required in all new construction in the City, thanks to new legislation recently passed by the New York City Council."

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Architizer — "50 Women Rocking the World of Architecture"

"Jeanne Gang’s firm, Studio Gang, has produced some of the most striking architecture in America over the past decade. . . When it comes to innovative textural façades that add movement — even rhythm —to the urban environment, Gang truly is a leader in the field."

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Celebrated Living — "Moving Architecture"

"A new book showcases the work of Studio Gang, the Chicago-based architectural practice that is transforming cityscapes around the world. Here, principal Jeanne Gang describes her philosophy."

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Le Figaro — "Jeanne Gang, le goût des sommets"

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"C’est surtout une parfaite illustration de son travail d’architecte: l’art de jongler avec les contraintes, d’apporter des solutions technologiques sans oublier l’approche artistique."

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Landscape Architecture Magazine — "Lethal Glass Landscapes"

Landscape Architecture Magazine — "Lethal Glass Landscapes"

"The Ford Calumet Environmental Center, a 2008 proposal by Studio Gang, SCAPE, and Site Design Group that uses nest-making as a model for industrial reuse—a ribbon-like mesh of salvaged steel rebar encloses a porch and prevents birds from reaching a transparent glass facade—[is an example] of creative approaches to bird-friendly design."

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Daily Memphian — "Tom Lee Park Design Retooled"

Daily Memphian — "Tom Lee Park design retooled"

"An expanded area honoring the legacy of park namesake Tom Lee would join a centrally located cluster of multipurpose athletic courts and a nature area with a tower on the river at the 30-acre park’s south end."

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