American architect and MacArthur Fellow JEANNE GANG is the founding principal of Studio Gang, an international architecture and urban design practice based in Chicago and New York. Gang is known for a design process that emphasizes the relationships between individuals, communities, and environments. Her diverse body of work includes the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and the 82-story Aqua Tower in downtown Chicago. Gang is currently designing the expansion of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, the new United States Embassy in Brazil, and Civic Commons, a multi-city project reimagining public spaces across the United States, among other projects. An elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Gang has been honored with the National Design Award in Architecture and was named the 2016 Architect of the Year by The Architectural Review. She is a distinguished alumna of the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the author of three books: REVEAL, REVERSE EFFECT, and BUILDING: INSIDE STUDIO GANG ARCHITECTS. Gang is currently teaching architecture at Harvard University as visiting Design Critic at the Graduate School of Design.
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