Studio Gang Architects: Aqua Tower and Philip Johnson: Diary of an Eccentric Architect - Sep 29
90 Minute Running Time
With Jeanne Gang of Studio Gang Architects and Tomas Rossant of Ennead Architects, NYC in person! Screening will take place at the Denver Art Museum Sharp Auditorium. For directions, click here. A post-film reception with complimentary food and cash bar will take place at Euclid Hall (1317 14th St.), 9-11 PM.
Sponsored by Euclid Hall . In partnership with Women In Design.
This special presentation at the Denver Art Museum Auditorium spotlights two acclaimed modern architects, Philip Johnson, the word-famous architect who pioneered the design of the modern glass & steel skyscraper, and Jeanne Gang, the creator of Chicago’s new 82 story Aqua Tower building. Following the film, Jeanne Gang and Tomas Rossant of Ennead Architects, NYC will lead a discussion in person about her work.
(photo credit: Dane Tashima)
About Jeanne Gang:
Jeanne Gang is principal and founder of Studio Gang. Ms. Gang leads design work of the office and fosters collaboration with team members, weaving both constraints and opportunities into the process. She has staked out new creative territory in materials, technology, and sustainability, and her work with Studio Gang has received national and international awards and recognition.
Films and Events in Program...
Philip Johnson, the world famous architect who died in 2005, was always on the forefront of stylistic change, and his property in New Canaan, Connecticut, is a kind of laboratory where Johnson is his own best client. It was there that he built his famous "Glass House" he still resides in. This build... more
Chicago is famous for its role in fostering modern architecture, owing to the legacy of Louis Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright in the late 1900s, and Mies van der Rohe in the mid-20th Century. Now Jeanne Gang, founder of Studio Gang, is giving the epithet “Chicago School” a new meaning. Gang, who sta... more