John Dinkeloo Memorial Lecture: Jeanne Gang
Architect and MacArthur Fellow Jeanne Gang, Int. FRIBA, is the founding principal and partner of Studio Gang, an internationally renowned architecture and urban design practice headquartered in Chicago with offices in New York, San Francisco, and Paris. Her celebrated, award-winning designs arise from a distinctive approach that expands beyond architecture’s conventional boundaries to foreground relationships between individuals, communities, and their environment. Her diverse portfolio ranges from smaller-scale community and cultural projects to major work throughout the Americas and Europe, such as: the expansion of the American Museum of Natural History in New York; the new United States Embassy in Brasilia, and Aqua Tower in Chicago. A Professor in Practice of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Jeanne has this year been named one of the most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine and won her largest commission to date, the new Global Terminal at O’Hare International Airport.
The John Dinkeloo Memorial Lecture was established to recognize John Dinkeloo's extraordinary contributions to architecture, to honor his distinguished professional work and to pay tribute to this highly respected alumnus of the Architecture Program at the University of Michigan. This annual lecture recognizes and commemorates excellence in architectural design, and celebrates those designers whose work combines design excellence with structural ingenuity.
Photo: New O'Hare Global Terminal and Concourse, Courtesy Studio ORD