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Aqua Tower Architect And MacArthur Fellow "Genius Grant" to Keynote The Executives' Club of Chicago Breakfast

Chicago Groundbreaker, Jeanne Gang to Discuss Radical Creativity and Collaborative Design

CHICAGO, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 22, Founder and Principal of Studio Gang Architects, Jeanne Gang, will share the analytical and collaborative elements Studio Gang has incorporated into its process, applying radical design thinking to business.


Whether designing skyscrapers, business plans, or sales strategies, smart businesses now rely on predictive intelligence. Gang uses architecture to confront pressing contemporary issues and their impact on human experience. Each of her projects resonates with specific culture while addressing global themes such as urbanization, climate, and sustainability.

As the pace of change evolves faster than ever before, it is imperative to think beyond the next year or two. Jeanne will expand upon the business processes that envelop strategically creative thinking for an ever-changing world.

Event Details

  • Women's Leadership Breakfast with Jeanne Gang, Wednesday, Jan. 22

"Radical Creativity and Collaborative Design"
Hyatt Regency Chicago – 151 E. Wacker Drive Chicago, Illinois 60601
Registration and Networking: 7:15 a.m.; Breakfast and Program: 8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

For more information regarding this program, purchasing tickets or about The Executives' Club of Chicago, please visit

About The Executives' Club of Chicago

The Executives' Club is Chicago's premier membership and business forum.  For more than one hundred years, The Club has been a valued resource for Chicago's business leaders - connecting members, and providing opportunities for strategic relationship development, access to intellectual exchange and world class speakers, and enhanced exposure to the global business community. Through its Global Leaders, Women's Leadership, Chicago CEO Series and other programming, The Club brings together business, civic and academic leaders from all industries to discuss strategies that address challenges and opportunities affecting Chicago and the world. For more information on The Club, visit

About Studio Gang

Studio Gang uses architecture as a medium of active response to contemporary issues and their impact on human experience.  The Studio's work is designed to resonate with its specific site and culture while addressing larger global themes such as reuse and sustainability.  With this approach, Studio Gang has produced some of today's most innovative and visually compelling architecture. The firm's projects range from tall buildings like Aqua Tower, whose façade encourages building community in the vertical dimension, to the Nature Boardwalk at Lincoln Park Zoo, where fourteen acres of biodiverse habitat are designed to double as stormwater infrastructure and engaging public space.  Honored and published widely, Studio Gang's work has been exhibited at the Venice Architecture Biennale, the Museum of Modern Art, the National Building Museum, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

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