Jeanne Gang MArch ’93, founding principal at architecture and urbanism practice Studio Gang, has been named the recipient of the 2017 Louis Kahn Memorial Award. Established in 1983 by the Center for Architecture and Design, the prize will be awarded at an event on May 23 in Philadelphia. Gang currently serves as the John Portman Design Critic in Architecture at the GSD where she led the spring 2017 option studio Material that Connects: A Campus Center in Chicago.

Other recent professional news for Gang includes:

  • In April Gang was one of 228 new members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest learned societies.
  • The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada will honor Gang with a 2017 Honorary Fellowship. She will deliver the keynote address during the College of Fellows Convocation on May 25 at the Canadian Museum of History.
  • Gang is currently featured in the pages and on the covers of two magazines, CLADmag (2017 Issue 2) and Surface (May 2017).

Image courtesy of Studio Gang.