Jeanne Gang

Studio Gang Architects, Founding Principal and Partner | Chicago, United States

About

Jeanne Gang, FAIA, is the founding principal and partner international architecture and urban design practice Studio Gang. Known for a distinctive approach that expands beyond architecture’s conventional boundaries, she creates striking places that connect people with their communities and the natural environment. Her diverse portfolio across the Americas and Europe includes an expansion to the American Museum of Natural History; a new United States Embassy in Brazil; and the Global Terminal at O’Hare International Airport. A MacArthur Fellow and a Professor in Practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Jeanne has been named one of TIME Magazine’s most influential people in the world.

CTBUH Roles

Annual Conference, Presenter (Chicago 2006; Dubai 2008; New York 2015)

Awards Jury (Chair 2013; Chair 2014)

Videos

27 October 2015

Three Points of the Residential High-Rise: Designing for Social Connectivity

In this presentation we discuss the terms “exo-spatial design,” “solar carving,” and “bridging” as strategies for creating more socially connective tall buildings. As a typology,...

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Research

11 October 2019

A New View, and a New Gateway, for Chicago

Jeanne Gang & Juliane Wolf, Studio Gang

Upon completion, Vista Tower will become Chicago’s third tallest building, topping out the Lakeshore East development, where the Chicago River meets Lake Michigan. Occupying a...

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Research

08 August 2017

Birds, Planes and Bio-Blitzes

Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang Architects

Having designed the 262-meter Aqua in Chicago, which completed in 2009, Jeanne Gang, principal and founder of Studio Gang Architects, received considerable attention for what...

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