Studio Gang Designs University of Chicago Dorms [Video]
Aug19

Studio Gang Designs University of Chicago Dorms [Video]

The University of Chicago has chosen the renowned local design firm Studio Gang for the construction of their new residence hall and dining commons. The firm is headed up by Jeanne Gang, a well-known name in the industry for her work on Aqua Tower, among other projects. She is a University of Illinois and Harvard University alum and recipient of the MacArthur “Genius Grant” in 2011. Studio Gang takes on each assignment with a...

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Jeanne Gang to Pierce the U.C. Campus With a Residential Tower
Jul23

Jeanne Gang to Pierce the U.C. Campus With a Residential Tower

Today the University of Chicago unveiled its plans to build a new cafeteria and residential tower on the northern edge of its Hyde Park campus, replacing the existing Pierce Tower and Dining Commons building (5514 South University Avenue). Jeanne Gang, best known for her iconic Aqua tower in The Loop, designed the new buildings in partnership with Mortenson Construction, which seem to have a retro brutalist theme combined with modern...

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