“Real Chicago:” Jeanne Gang Revealed at LACMA Tuesday

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“She’s talented, she’s very intelligent and she’s real Chicago, which means it’s about structure and construction.  It’s not about just the arbitrariness of design.” That was Chicago architect Stanley Tigerman,…

this profile of  Jeanne Gang, the Macarthur-prize winning architect alumnus of OMA, the office of Rem Koolhaas, who broke a record — tallest tower designed by a female architect — when her firm, Studio Gang, designed Aqua Tower (with  Loewenberg Architects) in the Lakeshore East area of Chicago. Jeanne Gang, whose work process is explored in her book, Reveal, will be in LA Tuesday, May 8, giving a talk at LACMA as part of the Distinguished Architects Lecture Series organized by Francesca Garcia-Marquez. Find out more here.