click images for larger viewIf last fall was the year of Bertrand Goldberg at the Art Institute, 2012 will be the year of Jeanne Gang. On September 24th, the Art Institute will open a new exhibition, Building: Inside Studio Gang Architects, showcasing the work of . . .
The exhibition, designed by Studio/Gang, in collaboration with Art Institute curator's Zoë Ryan and Karen Kice of the Department of Architecture and Design . . .
consists of two interrelated parts. The first functions as a gallery with projects illustrated through a range of materials from sketchbooks and models to photographs, plans, and other drawings. This space will also feature a special series of installations, also designed by SGA, dedicated to the studio's material research and formal explorations.The second section of the exhibition replicates a workshop, complete with a large worktable, pin-up boards, full-scale mock-ups, and material samples.
|SOS Children's Village Lavezzorio Community Center|
We were introduced to Jeanne Gang when we first began writing about architecture almost a decade ago, when she was flagged by Stanley Tigerman as an emerging star. Since then, Gang, Mark Schendel and the other talented people at the firm have been extremely generous with their time as they've gone on to such hallmark projects as the Kam Liu Center, the SOS Lavezzorio Community Center, the Starlight Theatre in Rockford, the Columbia College Media Center, and, of course, Aqua, which became an instant Chicago landmark even when it was under construction.
Jeanne Gang's Cinematic space at Columbia College
Designing Women: Five Architects, at exhibition at the Chicago Architecture Foundation.