Gallery: Architect Jeanne Gang Wins $500,000 MacArthur Genius Grant

Wooden Nature Boardwalk pavilion at the Lincoln Park Zoo by Studio Gang Architects

The architecture world is buzzing this morning with big news – architect Jeanne Gang, best known for the groundbreakingly curvaceous Aqua Tower in Chicago, has won a $500,000 MacArthur Genius Grant. The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation announced today that the Chicago architect was among 22 MacArthur Foundation fellows being honored for their innovative contributions to design and technology. As a winner of the Genius Grant, Gang will receive $500,000 over the next five years.

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  1. Herbal products Helping... February 19, 2012 at 10:10 pm

    1 write-up in USA Today may out perform 10 content articles in modest dailies and weeklies in the mid-west.

  2. joseyscallon September 23, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    Unfortunately, Chicago gets cold, and that building is a giant heat-sink.

  3. Jasmin Malik Chua September 20, 2011 at 10:19 am

    Yay, Studio Gang!

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