Musicians, Poets, Silversmith Among 2011 MacArthur Fellows
Photo: John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Jeanne Gang, Architect
The head of the Chicago-based firm Studio Gang Architects, Jeanne Gang is a design leader in her city and around the world. Her buildings include Aqua, a 82-story skyscraper; a community center in the South Side of Chicago; and a major residential complex in India. She is recognized for balancing aesthetic playfulness, community-appropriate design and environmental sustainability.