Founded by architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, Studio Gang is an architecture and urban design practice based in Chicago and New York. The Studio works across scales and typologies—from cultural and public buildings, to urban plans, to high-rise towers—with a design process that foregrounds the relationships between individuals, communities, and environments. The Studio’s interdisciplinary and research-driven approach has produced some of today’s most innovative architecture, such as Writers Theatre, a professional theater facility north of Chicago with an iconic timber canopy walk; and the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Michigan’s Kalamazoo College, the first institutional-scale building made using wood masonry technique. Current projects include an expansion of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City; the new United States Embassy in Brasília, Brazil; and mixed-use towers in Toronto, Chicago, and Amsterdam. The Studio is also one of two finalists in the international competition for the renovation of the Tour Montparnasse in Paris.
Honored with the Cooper Hewitt National Design Award for Architecture, the Studio has published and exhibited widely, including at the Venice Architecture Biennale, Museum of Modern Art, and National Building Museum. Jeanne Gang was recently honored with the 2017 Louis I. Kahn Memorial Award.