Posted by: PatrickJL | December 1, 2009

Aqua Tower by Studio Gang Architects

The newest skyscraper in Chicago by Studio Gang Architects is quite impressive.  Each floor slab is different, giving the building it’s unique form.  I can’t wait to make it back to Chicago to get a look at this first hand.

Jeanne Gang lectured at Drury a few years back.  She sat in a critique for our fifth year project.  I remember her having an “I’m better than this place” attitude, which is unfortunate that she has fallen into the egocentric world of being a “starchitect.”

Besides her personal view of midwestern liberal arts colleges, the building is beautiful.  Full article and more photos can be found at the contemporist.


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