Jeanne Gang: Strength in the Fluid, Soft, and Yielding

5:30–6:30 pm Online

Physics & Contemporary Architecture Guest Lecture Series Spring ‘21 

The University of Chicago Physics Profs. Sid Nagel and Heinrich Jaeger invite the public to the 8 lectures of the course PHSC11800 Physics & Contemporary Architecture, featuring a top flight of architects and structural engineers discussing contemporary structures and their relationship to physics. All lectures take place on Thursdays at 5:30pm CST and will be presented online as live video conferences. View for more information and to register.

Jeanne Gang (Studio Gang)

Architect Jeanne Gang is the founding principal and partner of Studio Gang, an international architecture and urban design practice headquartered in Chicago with offices in New York, San Francisco, and Paris. Known for a distinctive approach that expands beyond architecture’s conventional boundaries, she creates striking places that connect people with their communities and the natural environment. Her diverse portfolio across the Americas and Europe includes an expansion to the American Museum of Natural History; a new United States Embassy in Brazil; and the Global Terminal at O’Hare International Airport. A MacArthur Fellow and a Professor in Practice at the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Jeanne has been named one of TIME Magazine’s most influential people in the world. Her studio’s new monograph, Studio Gang: Architecture, was published last Spring.

Event Type

Broad Audience, Lectures

May 20