Jeanne Gang – Building on the Past
Fast Company|October 2021
Internationally renowned architect Jeanne Gang is transforming neglected old structures into modern marvels.

Sometimes the best new building is the building that already exists. “One of my mottoes is ‘Start with what’s there,’” says architect Jeanne Gang, whose Chicago-based firm, Studio Gang, has become a go-to for environmentally conscious and architecturally adventurous design. Gang’s philosophy leans heavily on community input, ecological awareness, and knowing when to reuse existing structures and materials instead of building anew.

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